This is an open note quiz over America in the 20's and 30's. Open up all of your notes before you start the quiz.
A movement of African Americans to the North
A movement of farmers to the West
A movement of Germans to America
Consumerism was frowned upon.
Culture became more standardized throughout the country
Fewer people took cross-country trips.
Most states passed relaxed immigration reforms
Protestant fundamentalists called for more immigration.
Asian immigrants were the excluded immigrant groups.
They lowered taxes for the wealthy.
They increased federal spending.
They lowered tariffs.
The housing boom
Foreign policies were more important than domestic ones
An increase in foreign trade
The Depression was over
They undermined labor unions because consumption replaced organization and hard work.
They developed a culture of consumerism, with advertising targeting women as the chief consumers of goods.
In the 1920s women could work at any sort of job, while in the 1890s most jobs were reserved for men.
The Great Migration led to the Harlem Renaissance as African-American artists and writers congregated in Harlem and inspired each other to create a magnificent body of work.
The Great Migration began during World War I and continued through the 1920s and onward.
All of these statements are correct.
East Asians were welcomed, people from Southern and Eastern Europe were restricted, and people from Northern and Western Europe were excluded.
East Asians were excluded, people from Southern and Eastern Europe were restricted, and people from Northern and Western Europe were welcomed.
East Asians were excluded, people from Southern and Eastern Europe were welcomed, and people from Northern and Western Europe were restricted.
The Klan advocated "100% Americanism," which meant that it envisioned a country of "morally pure," white, Protestant, native-born Americans.
Although the Klan is widely known for its anti-black activity, in the North and West the Klan often targeted Jews and Catholics.
Both of these answers are correct.
John T. Scopes, a high school teacher, was charged with teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, which violated a state law prohibiting the teaching of any doctrine that denied the divine creation of humans.
Clarence Darrow, a famous defense lawyer, defended John Scopes. Darrow's arguments were celebrated by people who liked the change and innovation of the modern world.
William Jennings Bryan, former presidential candidate, was the prosecuting attorney in the case. Bryan's arguments were celebrated by people who wanted to hold onto a world of absolute truths.
"Normalcy" was a word used by President Warren Harding to describe the calm political and social order to which he wished to return the United States after the idealism and commotion of the presidency of Woodrow Wilson.
In the presidential election of 1920 Republican Warren Harding's call for "normalcy" appealed to many Americans who were tired of divisive reform issues.
Both of these statements are correct.
Over-investment in stocks
The lack of farmers' and workers' purchasing power
Both of these are correct
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