5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Palmer Raids
- Volstead Act
- Albert B. Fall
- Margaret Sanger
- a Secretary of the Interior under Warren Harding; First cabinet officer in history to go to prison over the Teapot Dome Scandal
- b Act passed by Congress that allowed Congress to enforce the 18th amendment, or prohibition
- c 1920: a series a government raids on suspected radicals' homes and businesses in the United States led by the U.S. attorney general A. Mitchell Palmer
- d She organized a birth-control movement which openly supported the use of contraceptives in the 1920s.
- e An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pay for them in the future.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Bar that operated illegally during the time of Prohibition
- The term describing the ban of manufacture, sell, and transportation of alcohol. Was made a nationwide law by the 18th Amendment.
- A brilliant African American musician who helped create jazz
- The best known poet of the Harlem Renaissance, he protested racism and acts of violence against African Americans.
- Two Italian anarchists who were convicted of murder and robbery with questionable evidence and a biased judge. The trial is an example of growing nativism during the 1920s.
5 True/False questions
Edna St. Vincent Millay → Novelist who wrote The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms, criticizing the glorification of war.
Cotton Club → Warren Harding's corrupt "advisors" who played poker, drank, and smoked with him in the White House
Great Migration → Movement of African Americans from the South to the North for jobs during WWI.
Harlem Renaissance → Republican president who was elected in 1920 on the platform "return to normalcy"
Billy Sunday → Baseball player and preacher, his baseball background helped him become the most popular evangelist minister of the time. Part of the Fundamentalist revival of the 1920's.