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  1. jazz
  2. Flapper
  3. Albert B. Fall
  4. Mass media
  5. Billy Sunday
  1. a Young woman in the 1920s who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking and acting by drinking, smoking, and dressing in "scandalous" attire
  2. b Secretary of the Interior under Warren Harding; First cabinet officer in history to go to prison over the Teapot Dome Scandal
  3. c 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.
  4. d Style of music made popular by African-American artists such as Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. Originated in New Orleans and used a variety of instruments and artists generally made up the music as they went along.
  5. e Radio, movies, newspapers, and magazines aimed at a broad audience. Allowed people in the 1920s to share in a common American experience and spread the new ideas and attitudes of the time.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A cheap and simple car designed by Ford. It allowed for more Americans to own a car.
  2. American novelist who wrote Babbitt, criticizing Americans for their conformity and materialism.
  3. Amendment that enacted Prohibtion - the banning of the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol.
  4. Movement of African Americans from the South to the North for jobs during WWI.
  5. First person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean solo. Flew from New York to Paris and was seen in the United States as a hero.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sacco and VanzettiTwo 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.


  2. Clarence DarrowRepublican president who was elected in 1920 on the platform "return to normalcy"


  3. ProhibitionThe term describing the ban of manufacture, sell, and transportation of alcohol. Was made a nationwide law by the 18th Amendment.


  4. Babe RuthPlan that allowed for the United States to lend money to Germany so that they could pay reparations to Great Britain and France. Great Britain and France then could pay the United States loans from WWI. Only increased the amount of debt.


  5. Universal Negro Improvement AssociationFundamentalist - Evangelist who gained notoriety as she preached the fundamentalist message nationwide over the radio - theatrical woman who dressed in white robes to preach.