All That Jazz: The 1920s - Quiz

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Prohibition had the unintended consequence of

giving organized crime a boost by making great profits off peddling illegal booze.

2

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were arrested and tried for

robbery and murder.

3

The UNIA supported or advocated all of the following EXCEPT
A. publication of the journal, The Negro World.
B. the Black Star Line shipping company.
C. economic independence of African Americans through ownership of businesses.
D. establishing an independent nation in the Caribbean to be settled by African Americans.

D. establishing an independent nation in the Caribbean to be settled by African Americans.

4

All of the following were long-term impacts of the Federal Highway Act of 1916 EXCEPT
A. construction jobs were provided across the country.
B. new roadside businesses such as restaurants and garages flourished.
C. the tourist industry boomed in California, Arizona, and Florida.
D. the federal government amassed staggering debts trying to maintain the new road network.

D. the federal government amassed staggering debts trying to maintain the new road network.

5

Carrie Buck was labeled "feebleminded" by eugenicists because she

became pregnant out of wedlock as a result of being raped.

6

The California mandatory sterilization law

became the model for sterilization laws in Nazi Germany.

7

The Scopes trial involved a law that

forbade the teaching of the theory of evolution.

8

Harding's presidency and legacy were tarnished by all of the following EXCEPT:
A. the Teapot Dome scandal involving the Secretary of the Interior, Albert Fall.
B. his extra-marital affairs and drinking at the White House during prohibition.
C. Charles Forbes, head of the Veterans Bureau, swindling $200 million in hospital supplies from the government.
D. Harding's impeachment and resignation in 1923.

D. Harding's impeachment and resignation in 1923.

9

For many Americans in the 1920s, affluence rested on

buying on credit as never before.

10

According to the text, the underlying weakness of the American economy in the 1920s was

unequal distribution of wealth with the greatest concentration in the hands or a small number of people.