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Unit 2 History Ch. 26

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Unit 2 History Ch. 26
America: A Narrative History 8th Edition

  
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1.  In the 1920s, people of Latin American descent became the fastest-growing ethnic minority in the United States.
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2.  The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s was mainly a southern rural organization.
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3.  The Scopes “monkey trial” sought to keep the theory of evolution in science classrooms in Tennessee.
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4.  Proponents of prohibition displayed ethnic and social prejudices in the drive to make America “dry.”
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5.  The Roaring Twenties pitted a cosmopolitan urban America against the values of an insular, rural America.
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6.  Jazz music inspired rural youth to remember their culture’s musical roots.
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7.  “Flappers” was the slang word for illegal drinking establishments in the 1920s.
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8.  Margaret Sanger distributed contraceptives through the mail.
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9.  Women gained the right to vote in 1916 as World War I began.
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10.  The NAACP favored militant protests over legal challenges as a way to end racial discrimination.
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11.  Albert Einstein, Max Planck, and Werner Heisenberg were members of Al Capone’s gang in Chicago.
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12.  The culture of modernism emphasized order and certainty.
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13.  During the 1920s, ideas of scientists about the nature of the universe inspired modernist artists to try new techniques.
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14.  The major American prophets of modernist literature lived in Europe.
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15.  The southern renaissance was characterized by a dying traditional world and the birth of a modern, commercial world inspired by World War I’s industrial production.
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16.  Political and social radicalism arose after World War I because:
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17.  Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were:
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18.  The immigration quota laws passed in the 1920s:
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19.  The 1924 immigration law:
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20.  The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s was based mainly on:
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21.  Who said, “When the hordes of aliens walk to the ballot box and their votes outnumber yours, then that alien horde has got you by the throat”?
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22.  How many members did the Ku Klux Klan allegedly have at its peak?
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23.  William Jennings Bryan:
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24.  The Scopes trial:
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25.  Which one of the following is associated with Dayton, Tennessee?
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26.  As a result of the Scopes trial:
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27.  Jazz:
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28.  The novel This Side of Paradise concerned:immigrant life in New York City
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29.  Petting parties were:
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30.  All of the following could be associated with flappers EXCEPT:
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31.  Margaret Sanger is best associated with which of the following?
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32.  In 1921, Margaret Sanger organized:
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33.  Alice Paul:
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34.  Carrie Chapman Catt was best known for her achievements promoting:
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35.  The Roaring Twenties was dubbed “the Jazz Age” by:
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36.  The journalist H. L. Mencken:
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37.  The author of Main Street, a novel about the banality of small-town life, was:
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38.  By the 1910s, the Anti-Saloon League:
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39.  The amendment to the constitution that barred the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquors was ratified in:
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40.  Not being able to convict Al Capone on bootlegging charges, the federal government convicted him for:
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41.  Which amendment to the constitution gave women the right to vote?
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42.  Congress adopted the equal rights amendment in:
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43.  Which of the following statements best describes working women in the 1920s?
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44.  The “Susan B. Anthony amendment” concerned:
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45.  The movement of southern blacks to the North:
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46.  The author of Cane, considered by many to be the single greatest work of the Harlem Renaissance, was:
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47.  The Universal Negro Improvement Association:
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48.  Marcus Garvey:
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49.  The NAACP emphasized:
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50.  Which of the following did W. E. B. Du Bois say in his opposition to Marcus Garvey?
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51.  The culture of modernism was characterized by:
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52.  In physics, the development of quantum theory is most associated with:
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53.  In physics, the theory of relativity was developed and explained by
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54.  The theories of relativity and quantum physics led people to:
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55.  Modernists in art and literature came to believe that:
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56.  The Armory Show in 1913:
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57.  All of the following were prophets of modernism EXCEPT:
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58.  The novels of Ernest Hemingway:
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59.  F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote of:
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60.  The Waste Land, a poem that became the favorite of many modernist readers because of its sense of disillusionment and its suggestion of a burned-out civilization, was written by:
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61.  Modernism and the southern literary renaissance were products of the:
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62.  The southern literary renaissance came about because:
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63.  William Faulkner:
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64.  Thomas Wolfe:was a modernist painter in Paris
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65.  Modernism waned by the end of the 1920s because:
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