Select all of the contributing factors to the RED SCARE, during the 1920s.
The 1918 Bolshevik Revolution in Germany.
The 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia.
A series of labor strikes in key factories in 1921
Communist propaganda being posted in major US cities.
Several packages found by the US postal service that contained bombs.
Several bomb attacks that exploded within minutes of each other.
A fear of Russians overthrowing the US government.
A fear of communists overthrowing the US government.
Choose the set of terms that fit together best.
Calvin Coolidge, Prohibition, Fundamentalism
Warren G. Harding, The Ohio Gang, Fundamentalism
Calvin Coolidge, Prohibition, Normalcy
Warren G. Harding, The Ohio Gang, Normalcy
Choose all of the terms connected to the Scopes Trial.
Communism vs. Capitalism
Science vs. Religion
Clarence Darrow vs John Scopes
Creationism vs fundamentalism
Evolution vs Creationism
John Scopes vs William Jennings Bryan
William Jennings Bryan vs Clarence Darrow
The invention of the radio led to the rise of ___________________________ which also helped produce American heroes such as _________________________ and _____________________________.
Radio media, Babe Ruth, J Edgar Hoover
Multi-media, Louis Armstrong, Mitchell Palmer
Mass media, Babe Ruth, Charles Lindbergh
Advertising,Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh
When African American returned from serving in World War I, they expected to be treated as equals to the white soldiers. As white soldiers returned to America they found their factory jobs had been filled by women and African Americans. Both contributed to racial tension in the US and violence in several major cities.
Select all of the following that are TRUE about changes in the lives of WOMEN during the 1920s.
More wanted to be stay at home wives
More wanted to become financially independent
Began to wear more colorful make-up and dress in a more revealing manner
Began to dress in a more conservative manner, wearing long sleeved dresses
Wanted a greater say in their dating
Wanted arranged marriages
Wanted the freedom to smoke and drink
Thought drinking and smoking were sinful
Choose the phrase that best describes the outcome of Prohibition
Jazz music flourished while the overall health of the US got better.
Organized crime decreased while respect for law enforcement went up.
Overall the consumption of alcohol decreased but organized crime became a major problem.
Prohibition brought prosperity to many groups in America but put all the bars out of business.
Select all of the phrases that best describe changes MASS MEDIA and ENTERTAINMENT during the 1920s.
Television brought a new way for families to interact within the household.
Movies became a major industry as technology advanced.
Movie stars developed with the help of tabloids.
Radio gave people access to events that they would have only experienced through reading about.
Film critics hurt the film industry as they took to their opinions to the radio.
Sports became more popular as radio brought them a better experience.
Poor farming techniques and the use of new mechanical devices combined with high winds and little rain to cause the Dust Bowl. In response, people moved from the affect area in search of new opportunities and to escape the health effects of the constant exposure to dust. This was the theme of author John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath."
Choose all of the following that were causes of the GREAT DEPRESSION.
Bootlegging of alcohol from Canada.
Speculation in the stock market using credit cards.
Too much consumer debt purchasing automobiles, appliances, and other new items.
People panicking and trying to withdraw all their money from banks.
Federal Reserve putting too much money into circulation.
A drop in prices called deflation which led businesses cutting jobs because of decreased profits.
The US was hurt by lending money to Germany to pay back war reparations to France and Great Britain, who used the funds to pay the US back for war loans.
Banks ran out of money because of too many outstanding loans. This led banks to fail.
Failure of the Federal Reserve to help struggling banks and to measures to combat deflation.
People fleeing the Dust Bowl became a drain on the economies of many major cities.
Select all of the following that were impacts of the GREAT DEPRESSION.
Increased crime rates, as people took desperate measures to provide for their families. This included things such as theft and prostitution.
Increased divorce rate as the stress of money problems overwhelmed many families.
The public changed how it felt about the role of government, from a limited role to a highly active role, because the public needed help surviving with no work available.
Families and children were pretty much unaffected because of new government assistance programs.
A massive rise in the number of suicides and alcoholism because people struggled to cope with not being able to provide for their families.
Families were hit hard with many being split apart as it became to difficult to feed and clothe children.
Teenagers were forced to go out on their own and fend for themselves, due to increased poverty.
Rather than divorce many men chose to abandon their families. This was a result of feeling guilty and ashamed that they could not support their family.
Unemployment rose but was not that bad because part-time jobs provided a decent wage.
The economy sank to such levels that there was 25 percent unemployment nationwide.
Herbert Hoover's initial attempt to steer the country out of the Great Depression was to ask big business leader to not decrease worker wages.
Select all of the following that describe the NEW DEAL.
The New Deal helped most Americans but not elderly people who could not work.
New work programs such as the WPA and the CCC were created to put people back to work.
Social welfare programs such as Social Security, the public's increased reliance on federal government to solve economic problems, and increased government spending became permanent roles of the federal government.
The New Deal focused on the 4 R's: relief, recovery, rehabilitation, reform.
The government only gave food assistance to those willing to work for the WPA.
President Franklin Roosevelt and his staff set the main goals of the New Deal to provide relief, help the economy recover, and reform the systems that failed and caused the Great Depression.
One of the aim of the New Deal was to provide insurance to stock investors as a way of keeping the stock market from crashing again.