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______ was known for writing in a powerful, concrete styleA) Babe Ruth B) Ernest Hemingway C) F. Scott Fitzgerald D) Charles Lindbergh
Most Americans who opposed the Ku Klux Klan embraced what notion?A) That the races should remaain seperate B) That America was a 'Melting Pot' C) That immigrants should be deported D) That David Stephenson should be elected president
to deal with the banking crisis, FDR and congress passed the A)FDIC B) emergency banking bill C) bonus army act
who was the first female cabinet memberA) frances Perkins B) Margaret MArshall C) Mary Bethune D) Eleanor Roosevelt
a program that gave indians economic asistance and greater control over their own affairs
The time at which the stock market collapsed in the Great CrashA) Business Cycle B) Herbert Hoover C) Black Tuesday D) Hawley- Smoot Tariff E) Speculation F) Great Depression
two main people involved with the pump priming theory
developed codes of fair competition to govern whole industries
What the court called FDR's idea for adding new members to supreme courtNo Choices This Time
president Roosevelt intruduced the ________ to help retireesA) Works progress administration B) Social Security Act C)Second New Deal D) Wagner Act E)Fair labor standards act
Putting money in the hands of concumers so that they can buy more goods in order to stimulate the economy is called___A) Pump priming B) collective bargaining C) a sit-down strike D) court packing
How many terms did FDR serve as pres.?
Policy whereby problems could best be solved at local and state levelsNo choices
Under_______ the national economy boomedA) Andrew Mellon B) Herbert Hoove C) Teapot Dome Scandel D) Calvin Coolidge E) Dawes Plan F) Washington Naval Disarmament Conference
the _____ helped build and improve the nation's highwaysA) Works progress administration B) Social Security Act C)Second New Deal D) Wagner Act E)Fair labor standards act
____ served as Secretary of Commerce under HardingA) Andrew Mellon B) Herbert Hoove C) Teapot Dome Scandel D) Calvin Coolidge E) Dawes Plan F) Washington Naval Disarmament Conference
Who was the leader of the Congress of Industrial Organizations?A)Eleanor Roosevelt B) Franklin D. Roosevelt C) John L. Lewis D) Huey Long
the unemployment rate of AA was ____ the national rate
A risky stock purchase intended to turn quick profitsA) Business Cycle B) Herbert Hoover C) Black Tuesday D) Hawley- Smoot Tariff E) Speculation F) Great Depression
What was the largest cultural split in 1920s in America?A) between the north and south states B)between the east and west states C) between young and elderly americans D) between urban and rural americans
trickle down theory started from the ____ and worked its way _____
A tax passed in 1930 on foreign products brought into the United StatesA) Business Cycle B) Herbert Hoover C) Black Tuesday D) Hawley- Smoot Tariff E) Speculation F) Great Depression
fdr set aside 12 million acres of land for
Unofficial African American Advisers
World leaders used the ______ to limit internation construction of warshipsA) Andrew Mellon B) Herbert Hoove C) Teapot Dome Scandel D) Calvin Coolidge E) Dawes Plan F) Washington Naval Disarmament Conference
provided jobs for more than 2 million young men
modernism- education
The_____ arranged for U.S loans to germanyA) Andrew Mellon B) Herbert Hoove C) Teapot Dome Scandel D) Calvin Coolidge E) Dawes Plan F) Washington Naval Disarmament Conference
Why was formal education more important for urban Americans than rural Americans?A) Urban children needed a safe place to stay while their parens worked B) Urban Americans needed an education to work in factories C) Most higher-paying jobs in the cities required a good education D) Only educated people could obtain urban housing
Employers had to negotiate with unions about hous, wages, and other working conditionsA) Pump printing B) Collective bargaining C) Court Packing
Popular jazz trumpeter of the 1920sA) Langston Hughes B) Marcus Garvey C) Claude Mckay D) Luis Armstrong
informal radio speech to the american people
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United States President from 1929 to 1933A) Business Cycle B) Herbert Hoover C) Black Tuesday D) Hawley- Smoot Tariff E) Speculation F) Great Depression
fundamentalism- education
The right to collective bargaining was part of the ____A) Wagner Act B) Works Progress Administration C) Social Security Act D) Agricultural Adjustment Act
fundamentalism- prohibition
accepted the democratic party's nomination for president, created new deal
The first movie to have sound synchronized with the action was ____A) Lost Generation B) The Jazz Singer C) Flapper D) Okie
fundamentalism- social change
President Harding signaled his administation's economic direction when he appointed ______ as secretary of the TreasuryA) Andrew Mellon B) Herbert Hoove C) Teapot Dome Scandel D) Calvin Coolidge E) Dawes Plan F) Washington Naval Disarmament Conference
putting people to work on projects put money in their hands for them to spendA) Pump printing B) Collective bargaining C) Court Packing
british economist who believed that deficit spending was needed to end the depressionA) Zora Neale Hurston B) Bessie Smith C) Langston Hughes D) Marcus Garvey E) John Maynard Keynes
established a minimum wage and maximum hour weekA) Works progress administration B) Social Security Act C)Second New Deal D) Wagner Act E)Fair labor standards act
The most militant of the Harlem Renaissance writersA) Claude McKay B) Bessie Smith C) Luis Armstrong D) Marcus Garvey
married to Franklin
brought together souther whites, nothern blue-collar workers, poor midwestern farmers, and african americans
what caused Republicans to gain power in congress in 1938A. the supreme court started approving new deal programs B) the economy took a downturn and wiped much of fdrs progress out C) southern democrats became supporters of the new deal
In the 1920s, hoe did most national leaders hope to go about avoiding war?A) by joining the World Court B) by winning the arms race C) by avoiding other nations D) by forcing Europe to disarm
_______ played a popular character called 'The Little Tramp' in silent filmsA) Charlie Chaplin B) Ernest Hemingway C) Babe Ruth D) F. Scott Fitzgerald E) Herbert hoover
Jay Gatsby was a literary creation of ______.A) Ernest Hemingway B) Charlie Chaplin C) Babe Ruth D) Claude McKay E) F. Scott Fitzgerald
fundamentalism- evolution theory
A time of economic downturn and high unemployment between 1929 to 1941A) Business Cycle B) Herbert Hoover C) Black Tuesday D) Hawley- Smoot Tariff E) Speculation F) Great Depression
President Roosevelt was accused of ____ when he attempted to increase the number of justices on the supreme courtA) Pump priming B) collective bargaining C) a sit-down strike D) court packing
The rural Electrification Administration provided electricity to____A) the elderly B) farmers C) the unemployed D) minorities
Members of the ___ participated in a sit-down strike until general motors agreed to recognize themA) WPA B) UAW C) REA D) NLRB
modenism- immigration
modernism- social change
_____ was the baseball home run king in the 1920sA) Babe Ruth B) Charlie Chaplin C) Langston Hughes
govt. that assumes responsibility for providing for the welfare of children and the poor, elderly, sick, disabled, and unemployed
As president, Warren G. Harding____A) strengthened the regulations on business put into place by the progressives B) abolished all regulations on businesses C) reduced the regulations on businesses put into place by the progressives D) took no action on economic matters
In 1920, America's first radio station____A) closed because few americansbought radios B) was an immediate success C) broadcast Al Jolson in The Jazz Singer D) put early movie houses out of business
recognized the right of employees to joing labor unionsA) Works progress administration B) Social Security Act C)Second New Deal D) Wagner Act E)Fair labor standards act
2 forms of entertainment in depression era
The 'New Woman' of the 1920s___A) embraced Victorian morality B) rejected the notion of suffrage C) rejected Victorian morality D) began to prefer more modest fashions
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govt. agency that built a series of dams in a river valley to control floods and to generate electrical power
the periodic expansion and contraction of the economyA) Business Cycle B) Herbert Hoover C) Black Tuesday D) Hawley- Smoot Tariff E) Speculation F) Great Depression
modernism- prohibition
Which of these was a major difference between urban and rural lifestyles in the 1920s?A) Rural Americans had higher incomes B) Rural Americans had more free time C) Urban Americans had more free time D) Urban Americans worked longer hours
Workers refuse to leave the workplace until a settlement is reachedNo choices this time
fundamentalism- immigration
Tried to promote economic recovery and social reform
at the onset of the great depression, urban unemplyoment
_____ Collected and published folk tales of her native FloridaA) Claude McKay B) Zora Neale Hurston C) Bessie Smith
senator that ran against FDR
the literature of the harlem renaissanceA) explored the origins of jazz B) explored the pains and joys of being black in america C) argued fot the seperation of races
Under president Coolidge, the concerns of Mexican Americans and African Americans were____A) a high priority B) ridiculed C) answered with hostility D) largely ignored
built bridges, dams, power plants, and govt. buildings
european countries reacted to the hawley smoot tariff b...
At its heart, the scopes trial was a clash between...A) biology and science B) education and science C) evolution and science D) religion and science
Roman catholic priest who talked on the radio against the new deal
Jamaican-born African American who organized a 'Back to Africa' movementA) Luis Armstrong B) Claude McKay C) Marcus Garvey D) Bessie Smith
presidents Harding and Coolidge favored policies that____A) aided the growth of business B) brought about social reform C) encouraged activisim D) discouraged a laissez-faire approach to the economy
The____ addressed problems, created new public-works projects, helped farmers, and enacted measures to protect workers rightsA) Works progress administration B) Social Security Act C)Second New Deal D) Wagner Act E)Fair labor standards act
5 reasons the 1920s had such a good economy
member of the black cabinetMary Bethune, FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt, Charles Coughlin
modenism- evolution theory
_____ was a british economist who believed that deficit spending was necessary to provide the necessary relief from the drepressionA) Owen J. Roberts B) John Maynard Keynes C) Calvin Coolidge D) Andrew Mellon
Abstract art was an expression of____A) modernism B) Victorianism C) Prohibiton D) Traditionalism
President Coolidge believed that the creation of wealth______A) hurt the disadvataged B) benefited the nation as a whole C) eroded personal freedoms D) helped Americans enemies
Popular blues singer of the 1920sA) Zora Neale Hurston B) Bessie Smith C) Langston Hughes D) Marcus Garvey
pump priming theory started from the ____ and worked its way _____
The symbol of the 'New woman' of the 1920s A) The Jazz Singer B) Lost Generation C) Flapper D) Bootleggers
insured bank deposits up to $5,000
two main people involved with the trickle down theory

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