Two pioneers in skyscraper architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were:
Louis Sullivan & William Randolph Hearst
Louis Sullivan & Daniel Burnham
Frederick Law Olmstead & W E B Du Bois
George Eastman & Daniel Burnham
Two bicycle manufacturers from Dayton, Ohio who had their first successful airplane flight on December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina were
Alfred Sullivan & Lewis Sullivan
John Wright & Theodore Wright
Frederick Law Olmstead & George Eastman
Orville Wright & Wilbur Wright
The prominent African American educator who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society was:
Booker T Washington
W E B Du Bois
Frederick Law Olmstead
The African American teacher, journalist, and activist who fought against lynching was:
Ida B Wells
The novelist and humorist that inspired a host of other young authors when he declared his independence of “literature and all that bosh” even though “The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn” continue to be an American classic was:
Turn of the century technology included all of these EXCEPT:
Steel Cable Suspension Bridges
One goal of public education for immigrants was to:
Send them home
Create an accurate census
The expansion of education had all these effects EXCEPT:
Increased fiction sales
More galleries and museums
Southern legislation that separated the blacks and the whites was:
Jim Crow Laws
Turn of the century leisure activities included all these EXCEPT:
_______ is the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
_______ is a sensational style of writing, which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers.
A _______ is a country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.
_______ was the policy of having private loans backed by the United States government.
Open Door Policy
American support for the Cuban revolt peaked with the news of _______.
Cubans in concentration camps
Poisoned wells and murdered children
the USS Maine explosion
The Treaty of Paris
His notes protected US access to China.
John J Pershing
Led revolts against the Mexican government.
Francisco “Pancho” Villa
Established “Big Stick” US diplomacy.
Activist for Cuban independence.
Filipino rebel leader.
Throughout the 19th century, politics in the Western world were deeply influenced by the concept of _______ - a devotion to the interests and culture of ones nation.
Passed in May 1917, this act required men to register with the government in order to be randomly selected for military service.
Militia Act of 1862
Selective Service Act
Land Ordinance of 1785
Passed in 1917 and 1918, these acts allowed people to be fined up to $10,000 and sentenced to 20 years in jail for interfering with the war effort or saying anything disloyal, profane, or abusive about the government or the war effort.
Espionage and Sedition Acts
Civil Rights Acts
Open Range Acts
President Woodrow Wilson insisted that the United States join the _______ at the close of WWI.
League of Nations
World Banking Organization
A policy of pulling away from involvement in world affairs.
Adopted in 1922, the _______ raised taxes on some US imports to 60% - the highest level ever.
Reciprocal Tariff Act
Whiskey Rebellion Tariff Act
The _______ enabled people to buy goods over an extended period with having to put down much money at the time of purchase.
Debt Up to your Eyeballs Plan
Account Debit Plan
The eighteenth amendment launched an era known as _______, during which the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages was illegal.
During the twenties, a new ideal emerged for some women: the _______, an emancipated young woman who embraced the new fashions and urban attitudes of the day.
The decade of the 1920’s had this slogan for a nickname.
The Tumultuous Twenties
The Stagnant Twenties
The Roaring Twenties
The Industrial Twenties
His assassination sparked the beginning of WWI.
Warren G Harding
Charles A Lindbergh
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
He led the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) as it included men from widely separated parts of the country.
General Louis Armstrong
General John J Pershing
General Clarence Darrow
General George Creel
He was the muckraking journalist who led the Committee of Public Information.
F Scott Fitzgerald
This President of the United States suffered from scandal.
This American president said, “The chief business of the American people is business.”
He was the most famous mobster of all time as he headed a criminal empire by the age of 26.
Hired by the ACLU to defend John T Scopes in the Scopes Trial, he was the most famous trial lawyer of his day.
He made the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic ocean.
He coined the term “Jazz Age” to describe the 1920’s and he wrote The Great Gatsby.
He was a trumpet player who went to become perhaps the most influential musician in the history of jazz.
The first president of the United States of America.
The decline in new housing impacted such industries as:
Automobiles and Railroads
Coal and Oil
Furniture and Appliances
Agriculture and Farm Equipment
An effect of the Great Depression was an increase in:
The demand for WWI Reparations
Imported European Goods
The use of the Gold Standard
For children, the great depression meant:
Longer School Days
Direct Relief Payments
Frequent Doctor’s Visits
Hoover’s pledge of “A Chicken in Every Pot” promised a:
Nutritious Hot Dinner
Spread of Prosperity
Hen for Every Household
Hoover’s political life ended as a result of the:
Infantry attacking the Bonus Army
Bonus Army attacking the Infantry
Veto of the Patman Bill
Passage of the Patman Bill
Roosevelt and Congress helped restore faith in banks by:
Giving Every Family $5000
Cosing Unstable Banks
Vetoing a Banking Act
Creating the FDIC
All these measures helped to regulate the stock market EXCEPT:
Requiring full financial disclosure
Setting stock prices
Establishing a governing bureau
Making companies accountable
All these were indicators that a second new deal was needed EXCEPT
Low Production Levels
The Collapse of Small Farms
The Recovery of Rural Towns
The organization started by whites and blacks but ignored by new deal programs was the:
Tennessee Valley Authority
Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union
Home Owners Loan Corporation
Rural Electrification Admintration
Movies were popular during the depression because they:
Presented American Propaganda
Were Cheap and Plentiful
Provided Hope and Escape
Showed Real Life Conditions