The Twenties
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by Patrick Walsh
| 26 Questions
1
1
Which of the following is credited with helping to promote the tremendous literary and artistic flowering that took place in Harlem in the 1920s?
the founding of the KKK
the magazine Vanity Fair
the Great Migration
the publication of God’s Trombone
2
1
A wholly original form of American music, jazz performances
blended several different musical forms from the Lower South often improvised
relied on classical melodic structures adapted from European composers.
depended on every note being plotted in advance.
was defined by clear rules.
3
1
The Scopes Monkey trial pitted academic freedom and the teachings of modern science against
the assembly line
the views of Marcus Garvey.
the healing techniques of Aimee Semple McPherson.
fundamentalism and Biblical literalism.
4
1
The primary goal of the NAACP was to
improve safety conditions for African Americans who worked on assembly lines.
end discrimination against and mistreatment of African Americans throughout the United States.
end illiteracy among the nation’s poor, by focusing especially on those in rural areas.
encourage African Americans to pursue jobs in the arts and sciences.
5
1
Background
rapid cultural changes
Result 1
ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment

Which of the following would be the next result?
ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment
more opportunities for women
increased jobs when troops returned from World War I
passage of the Volstead Act.
6
1
Speakeasies were a way that many Americans got around the restrictions that resulted from _______________________.
evolution
the assembly line
Prohibition
mass media
7
1
_______________________ was the unofficial capital of African American culture in the 1920s.
Harlem
Jacksonville
Columbus
Nashville
8
1
The continuos growth of cities is called _______________________.
consumption
mass production
ruralization
urbanization
9
1
In a decade full of firsts, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic was _______________________.
Jessica Harris
Betsy Ross
Edith Wharton
Amelia Earhart
10
1
Most rural women in America approved of flappers.
True
False
11
1
Racial violence erupted in a number of cities in the northern part of the United States after World War I.
True
False
12
1
Prohibition decreased crime
True
False
13
1
Mass media of the 1920's created a poular culture.
True
False
14
1
The Great Migration was the movement of African Americans from the north to the south.
True
False
15
1
African Americans involved in the the Great Migration moved to escape the Jim Crow Laws that made segregation legal.
True
False
16
1
Places where liquor was sold illegally.
Churches
Speakeasies
Factories
Libraries
17
1
Which of the following groups of people were against teaching evolution in school?
Teachers
Christian Fundamentalists
Scientists
College Professors
18
1
Which amendment gave women the right to vote?
16th
17th
18th
19th
19
1
Which amendment banned alcohol?
16th
17th
18th
19th
20
1
The type of music that became poular in the 1920's.
Motown
Rap
Jazz
Pop
21
1
Select the 3 Jazz Musicians of the Twenties
Garth Brooks
Louis Armstrong
Babe Ruth
Cab Calloway
Charlie Chaplin
Bessie Smith
Ken Dille
22
1
Which of the following groups of people was NOT a target of the Ku Klux Klan?
African Americans
European Jews
Asian Immigrants
Christian Fundamentalists
23
1
Select the 5 things associated with the Scopes Trial
Science
Jazz
Fundamentalism
Migration
Evolution
Religion
Bible
Mass Production
Urbanization
24
1
Select the 5 things that were associated with Prohibition.
bootleggers
suffrage
Speakeasies
Evolution
19th amendment
18th amendment
Art
Ban on alcohol
Increase in organized crime
25
1
Select the 5 things that are associated with the Great Migration
Segregation
Lucky Lindy
Harlem Renaissance
African Americans leaving the south
19th Amendment
Bootleggers
Increased the population of black people in northern cities
Racial tension in the north
More farm land
26
1
Select the 5 things associated with new roles for women
gangsters
Harlem Renaissance
18th Amendment
19th Amendment
suffrage
flappers
jobs for women outside the home
greater sense of equality in relationships with men
NAACP
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