The Roaring Twenties Test

The Roaring Twenties Test
Short Answer Questions
1. Nickname for woman in the 1920’s?
2. What did the 18th Amendment achieve?
3. What is Al Capone’s Nickname?
4. Why did the KKK reemerge in the 1920’s?
5. What event happen that led to the decline of Al Capone?
6. Was Prohibition successful? Why/Why not
What was the name of the bars the people went to drink in the 1920’s?
Define nativism?
9. What did the quota system enforce?
10. What caused the Red Scare in America?
Multiple Choice
11.. Which characteristic of the 1920s is illustrated by
the trial of Sacco and Vanzetti?
(1) hostility toward woman’s suffrage
(2) support for segregation
(3) opposition to separation of church and state
(4) intolerance toward immigrants
12. The national policy of Prohibition ended when the states
(1) strengthened food and drug laws
(2) legalized alcohol for medical purposes
(3) ratified the 21st amendment
(4) banned interstate shipment of alcoholic
13. What was a main result of national Prohibition?
during the 1920s?
(1) Respect for the law decreased.
(2) Woman’s suffrage was restricted.
(3) Racial prejudice increased.
(4) Religious tolerance grew.
14 . How did the U.S. Constitution
change as a result of the
ratification of the 19th Amendment?
A. The right of suffrage was
extended to women.
B. Freedom of assembly was
C. The power of government
D. Freedom of the press was
15. In the late 19th and early 20th
centuries, many immigrants who
came to the United States did not
speak English as their native
language. One way this resulted in
the exchange of cultural practices
was that
A. most people were able to speak
several languages fluently.
B. people from other countries
tended to remain culturally
C. people without knowledge of
English were not allowed to
D. words from other languages
entered into the mainstream
16. In the early 20th century, many African-Americans moved from the
South to cities in the North. This “Great Migration” helped stimulate a
flowering of artistic talent by African-Americans in New York known as
the Harlem Renaissance. One way in which the Harlem Renaissance
was significant was that it
A. reduced racial tensions in the northern cities.
B. led to a decline in activity by the Ku Klux Klan.
C. led to a relaxation of restrictions on African-Americans in the South.
D. contributed to the recognition of African-American culture.
17. One goal of many Harlem Renaissance writers
was to
(1) increase pride in African American culture
(2) support existing racial barriers
(3) cut off connections with mainstream
American values
(4) encourage African Americans to create their
own political party
ESSAY (2 Points)
14. In the late 1800s, a population shift among African Americans began in
the United States. Known as the “Great Migration,” this pattern of
shifting population accelerated as a result of World War I and
continued throughout the 1920s.
• Describe the population shift involved in the “Great Migration.”
• Explain how this migration produced an important change in the
domestic affairs of the United States during the first three decades
of the twentieth century.