AP Vocab - 10.1

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AP Vocab - 10.1


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  • 1. 

    If I was a man or woman who despised the use of alcohol, I would have love the year 1919 when this Amendment was passed:

    • A.

      18th

    • B.

      21st

    • C.

      13th

    • D.

      14th

    • E.

      15th

    Correct Answer
    A. 18th
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 18th. The 18th Amendment, passed in 1919, prohibited the manufacturing, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States. If someone despised the use of alcohol, they would have loved this year because it marked the beginning of Prohibition, a period where the production and consumption of alcohol were illegal.

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  • 2. 

    If I am a person who believes that governments are corrupt and have no place in society, I would have been a strong supporter of:

    • A.

      The Teapot Dome Scandel

    • B.

      Modernism

    • C.

      NAACP

    • D.

      Sacco and Venzetti

    • E.

      John Scopes

    Correct Answer
    D. Sacco and Venzetti
    Explanation
    Sacco and Venzetti were two Italian immigrants who were convicted and executed for a murder and robbery they may not have committed. Their trial was highly controversial and widely seen as unfair, with many believing that they were targeted because of their anarchist beliefs and immigrant status. Therefore, if someone believes that governments are corrupt and have no place in society, they would likely sympathize with Sacco and Venzetti and support their cause for justice.

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  • 3. 

    A woman who wore a short and and danced, smoked, and drank was extremely scandelous for this time period.  Women who acted in this way came to be known as:

    • A.

      Questionable

    • B.

      Nativists

    • C.

      Anarchists

    • D.

      Modernists

    • E.

      Flappers

    Correct Answer
    E. Flappers
    Explanation
    During the time period mentioned, women were expected to adhere to traditional social norms and behave in a modest and conservative manner. A woman who wore short dresses, danced, smoked, and drank was considered scandalous and went against societal expectations. These women came to be known as "flappers." The term "flapper" was used to describe a new generation of young women who challenged traditional gender roles and embraced a more liberated and independent lifestyle. They symbolized the changing attitudes and behaviors of women during the 1920s.

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  • 4. 

    A civil rights activist and one of the founders of the NAACP, this man spoke out against discrimination in Washington DC and around the United States.

    • A.

      W.E.B. Du Bois

    • B.

      F. Scott Fitzgerald

    • C.

      Sacco and Venzetti

    • D.

      Marcus Garvey

    • E.

      Fred Astaire

    Correct Answer
    A. W.E.B. Du Bois
    Explanation
    W.E.B. Du Bois is the correct answer because he was a civil rights activist and one of the founders of the NAACP. He spoke out against discrimination in Washington DC and throughout the United States. Du Bois was known for his efforts in fighting for racial equality and advocating for the rights of African Americans. His work and activism had a significant impact on the civil rights movement in the United States.

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  • 5. 

    This man was accused of teaching evolution in schools in violation of the Butler Act.

    • A.

      W.E.B. Du Bois

    • B.

      John Scopes

    • C.

      F. Scott Fitzgerald

    • D.

      Booker T. Washington

    • E.

      Marcus Garvey

    Correct Answer
    B. John Scopes
    Explanation
    John Scopes is the correct answer because he was indeed accused of teaching evolution in schools in violation of the Butler Act. The Butler Act was a Tennessee law that prohibited the teaching of any theory that denied the divine creation of man as taught in the Bible. Scopes, a high school science teacher, was charged with violating this law in the famous Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. The trial attracted national attention and became a landmark case in the debate between creationism and evolution in American schools.

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  • 6. 

    If I had just migrated to New York and was an African-American man or woman who was gifted in the arts, I would most likely take part in this flourishing of culture and racial pride in the 1920's.

    • A.

      Pan-Africanism

    • B.

      Scopes Trial

    • C.

      Great Migration

    • D.

      Harlem Renaissance

    • E.

      NAACP

    Correct Answer
    D. Harlem Renaissance
    Explanation
    The Harlem Renaissance refers to a period in the 1920s when African-American art, literature, and music flourished in Harlem, New York City. It was a time of cultural and racial pride, with African-American artists and intellectuals expressing their creativity and exploring their identity. The given statement suggests that as an African-American individual gifted in the arts, one would likely participate in this cultural movement, making the Harlem Renaissance the correct answer.

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