Unit 4 Introduction Lesson - America Goes Wild

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Unit 4 Introduction Lesson - America Goes Wild

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  • 1. 
    _____________________________ is the belief that the nation's economy gets better when more goods are sold.
    • A. 

      Consumerism

    • B. 

      Socialism

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Temperance

  • 2. 
    _____________________________ is the time period from roughly 1910 - 1940 where African Americans left the rural south in great numbers looking for jobs in the big cities of the North and West.
    • A. 

      The Harlem Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Great Migration

    • C. 

      Prohibition

    • D. 

      The Red Scare

  • 3. 
     _______________________________ was a time in the 1920s of great achievements by African Americans in art, music, and literature.
    • A. 

      The Temperance Movement

    • B. 

      The Great Migration

    • C. 

      Prohibition

    • D. 

      The Harlem Renaissance

  • 4. 
    Segregation laws in the South that separated whites and blacks from each other were called ______________________.
    • A. 

      Prohibition

    • B. 

      The 18th Amendment

    • C. 

      Jim Crow Laws

    • D. 

      The 19th Amendment

  • 5. 
    What type of music was developed by African Americans in New Orleans, Louisiana and travelled with them during the Great Migration to big cities in the North and West to become America's first original art form?
    • A. 

      Jazz

    • B. 

      The Blues

    • C. 

      Rap

    • D. 

      Blue Grass

  • 6. 
    Was scientific theory that states, "living things gradually change over a long period of time into a different and better form," caused tension and disagreements in the United States?
    • A. 

      Socialism

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Pop culture

    • D. 

      Temperance

  • 7. 
    Any type of interests, trends, or entertainment in a culture that is enjoyed by the majority of common, ordinary people, rather than experts or very educated people is called _______________________________.
    • A. 

      Scandal

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Pop culture

    • D. 

      Temperance

  • 8. 
    The hate group, found mainly in the South, that used violence mainly against African Americans, but would do violence to anyone that was not a white, protestant Christian was called _____________________________.
    • A. 

      The Ku Klux Klan

    • B. 

      The new woman

    • C. 

      The temperance movement

    • D. 

      Mobsters

  • 9. 
    A woman in the 1920s that believed she did not have to have a husband or father to take care of her because she felt that she was strong enough and smart enough to provide for herself was called a/an _________________________________.
    • A. 

      Bootlegger

    • B. 

      The new woman

    • C. 

      Rumrunner

    • D. 

      Mobsters

  • 10. 
    __________________________ is when groups of people plan and work together to gain money in an illegal way.
    • A. 

      Tea Pot Dome Scandals

    • B. 

      Prohibition

    • C. 

      Organized crime

    • D. 

      Red Scare

  • 11. 
    The ______________________ was a panic caused by fear of socialism and communism in the United States.
    • A. 

      Tea Pot Dome Scandal

    • B. 

      Stock Market Crash of 1929

    • C. 

      Temperance Movement

    • D. 

      Red Scare

  • 12. 
    __________________________________ was when a strand of the flu spread all over the world and killed more people than died in World War I. 
    • A. 

      The Spanish Flu Pandemic

    • B. 

      The Scopes Monkey Trial

    • C. 

      The Red Scare

    • D. 

      The Great Migration

  • 13. 
    __________________________________ was when many companies' stocks suddenly lost money causing widespread bankruptcies that led to the Great Depression.  
    • A. 

      The Spanish Flu Pandemic

    • B. 

      The Scopes Monkey Trial

    • C. 

      The Stock Market Crash of 1929

    • D. 

      The Great Migration

  • 14. 
    Which of the following correctly lists the three presidents of the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt, Hebert Hoover, John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Herbert Hoover, Dwight D. Eisenhower, William McKinley

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover

  • 15. 
    _____________________________ is the belief that the government should not interfere in the economy of a nation in any way.
    • A. 

      Socialism

    • B. 

      Laissez-faire economics

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Consumerism