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Unit 2 History Ch. 27

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1.  With the Republicans in control of the federal government, progressivism disappeared in the 1920s.
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2.  As president, Warren Harding was actually more progressive than Woodrow Wilson in his attitudes and policies toward African Americans.
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3.  While Warren Harding presided over what can be argued as the most corrupt administration in American history, he was never personally linked to any official wrongdoing.
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4.  The biggest scandal under President Hoover was the “Teapot Dome” affair of 1930.
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5.  Warren G. Harding was shot by the assassin Charles Guiteau.
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6.  Calvin Coolidge was notorious for his love of whiskey, poker, and women.
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7.  According to Calvin Coolidge, the president should passively defer to Congress.
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8.  Robert La Follette said, “The chief business of the American people is business.”
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9.  The federal government refused to assist the young aircraft industry in the 1920s.
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10.  By the mid-1920s, most Americans still could not afford to buy a Model T Ford.
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11.  One of the most important results of the automobile age was the discovery of California and Florida by American families.
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12.  “Parity,” as used in this chapter, refers to farm prices.
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13.  The Hawley-Smoot Tariff raised import duties to an all-time high.
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14.  In the 1920s, many investors bought stocks on margin, that is, with borrowed funds.
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15.  One major cause of the Depression was that workers’ wages were too high.
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16.  Herbert Hoover refused to involve the government in efforts to relieve the effects of economic depression.
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17.  Although Herbert Hoover strictly resisted giving federal assistance directly to individuals, he did actively pursue avenues intended to put the nation’s economy on the path of recovery.
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18.  Businessmen flew “Hoover flags” to show their support for the president’s hands-off approach to the Depression.
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19.  Politically, Democrats suffered most from the stock market crash and the beginning of the Depression.
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20.  The “Bonus Expeditionary Force” was organized to secure the U.S.–Mexico border.
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21.  The progressive coalition that elected Woodrow Wilson president dissolved by 1920 for all the following reasons EXCEPT: Ref: Wilson’s progressive coalition had dissolved by
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22.  The result in the presidential election of 1920 might be attributed to:
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23.  The “Ohio gang”:
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24.  The tariff policy of the early 1920s:
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25.  Harding’s secretary of the treasury:
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26.  On the issue of regulating big business, President Harding:
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27.  The biggest scandal of the Harding administration:
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28.  John W. Davis:
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29.  Coolidge’s administration was marked by:
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30.  The growing consumerism of the 1920s manifested itself in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
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31.  The rise of the automobile did all of the following EXCEPT:
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32.  As secretary of commerce, Herbert Hoover:
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33.  In the 1920s, farm prices:
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34.  One of the most significant economic and social developments of the early twentieth century was the development of the:
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35.  The McNary-Haugen bill:
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36.  In “yellow-dog” contracts, employers:
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37.  In the 1920s, labor unions:
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38.  Which of the following is NOT true of the “American plan” concept of employment?
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39.  In the 1928 presidential election, the Democrats nominated:
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40.  Which of the following was NOT a cause of the Depression?
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41.  Part of the reason for the stock market crash was:
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42.  Calvin Coolidge derisively called President Hoover:
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43.  How many people were out of work in early 1933?
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44.  Hoover’s early efforts to end the Depression included:
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45.  In the elections of 1930:
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46.  In 1931, just as economic indicators were beginning to rise:
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47.  The Reconstruction Finance Corporation:
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48.  The federal Emergency Relief Act:
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49.  The “Bonus Expeditionary Force”:
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50.  In his 1920 campaign for president, Warren Harding said the country needed a return to:
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51.  Harding’s secretary of the treasury, who pushed tax cuts for the wealthy, was:
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52.  Harding’s administration is most remembered for:
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53.  Robert La Follette’s 1924 presidential campaign:
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54.  In the 1920s, home entertainment was bolstered by the spectacular growth of:
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55.  Charles Lindbergh became immensely popular in the 1920s due to:
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56.  Which of the following is NOT true of the Gastonia strike of 1929?
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57.  Democratic presidential nominee Al Smith was hurt in 1928 by the fact that he was:
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58.  In 1926, one warning sign for the economy surfaced when a real estate boom collapsed in:
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59.  In response to the Bonus Army marchers, Herbert Hoover:
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60.  Which of the members of Harding’s cabinet was jailed for his role in the Teapot Dome scandal?
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61.  Despite the many well-founded criticisms of Warren Harding as president, he was a visionary for his era in the field of:
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62.  Which of the following was NOT part of Warren Harding’s presidency?
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63.  Of the following presidents, which tied government and business closer together than at any other time in the twentieth century?
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64.  Which of the following is NOT true of the McNary-Haugen plan?
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65.  “Yellow-dog” contracts:
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