Study Guide 1920-1929

Postwar Social Change, 1920–1929
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1. The Scopes trial was about the teaching of
CORRECT: evolution in public schools.
2. What was a flapper?
CORRECT: a popular image of a 1920s woman
3. Edward Kennedy Ellington was better known as
CORRECT: "Duke."
4. The Eighteenth Amendment
CORRECT: prohibited alcohol.
5. Which of the following art forms came to define the decade of the 1920s?
CORRECT: jazz music
6. Which of the following is one way women's roles in society changed during the 1920s?
CORRECT: Women were elected to state and national government.
7. The rise of the American mass media led to
CORRECT: the development of a common national culture.
8. Books by authors of the Lost Generation encouraged many young Americans to
CORRECT: rebel against their parents' culture.
9. In national elections in the 1920s, most women voted
CORRECT: along the same lines as men.
10. The Harlem Renaissance was
CORRECT: an African American literary awakening.
11. Which of the following was a result of Prohibition?
CORRECT: Crime organizations grew rich selling alcohol.
12. In Chicago, one result of the Great Migration was
CORRECT: racial tensions and mob violence.
13. Lindbergh, Earhart, and the Wrights were pioneers in which of the following fields?
CORRECT: aviation
14. During the 1920s, spectator sports became
CORRECT: big business.
15. Fundamentalism refers to a
CORRECT: conservative religious movement.
16. During the 1920s, many Americans became uncomfortable with rapidly changing
CORRECT: morals and values.
17. What was significant about the movie The Jazz Singer?
CORRECT: It was the first "talkie," or movie with sound.
18. Speakeasies allowed people to
CORRECT: drink alcohol during Prohibition.
19. Marcus Garvey encouraged African Americans to
CORRECT: move to Africa.
20. In the 1920s, many African Americans moved to northern cities to escape
CORRECT: the Jim Crow laws.
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