1920s - Lead in to the Great Depression

by: nealk

This is a short quiz dealing with the 1920s and the beginning of the Great Depression.

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    Why was the Kellogg-Briand Pact considered useless?

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    Hoover’s attempts to have private welfare groups help the needy failed because the organizations

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    Sacco and Vanzetti may have been found guilty because

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    The Johnson Emigration Act provided for a quota system based on

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    Which combination of factors contributed most to the start of the Great Depression of the 1930’s?

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    Charles Lindbergh was famous as a(n)

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    The Scopes trial of 1925 illustrated the

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    Prohibition was harmful to the American public in the long run because it

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    According to Keynesian economics, in a depression the government should

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    Teapot Dome refers to a scandal which involved

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    All of the following have been advanced as causes of the Great Depression except

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    By “speculation” we mean

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    “There were, Attorney General Palmer asserted, 60,000 communists at large --- enough, if unchecked, to bring the republic down”. This quotation expresses the fears that lead to

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    In the Great Migration, African Americans moved from

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    Which of the following occurred during the Hoover Administration?

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    The revival of the Ku-Klux Klan in the 1920s led to

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    One reason for the decline in farm income in the 1920s was

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    United States participation in the Washington Conference (1921), in the Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928), and in the SALT talks of the 1970’s is evidence that the United States

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    Which conclusion can be drawn from the occurrence of the Red Scare and the decision of the Supreme Court in Schenck v. United States?

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    What is one way in which radio helped to create a large common culture in America?

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    Which of the following increased the popularity of the Republicans in the 1920s?

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    America’s BASIC foreign policy toward Europe (1918-1928) was to

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    Which events best support the image of the 1920’s as a decade of nativist sentiment?

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    Critics who felt that Franklin Roosevelt was not going far enough to help the poor wanted to

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    Henry Ford was able to reduce the price of automobiles significantly by

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    The 1920’s are sometimes called the "Roaring Twenties" because

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    The changing image of women during the 1920s was symbolized by the

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    The Hawley-Smoot Tariff (1930) resulted in increased

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    Which feature of the immigration laws of the 1920’s was different from prior laws?

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    Jazz music was born in New Orleans and was spread to the North by such musicians as

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    The economic boom and the financial speculation of the 1920’s were caused in part by

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    One goal of many Harlem Renaissance writers was to

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    The “Back to Africa” movement, which resulted in the creation of Liberia in 1822, found support in which twentieth-century group?

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    The result of United States trade policies in the 1920s was that

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    According to some economists, the Hawley-Smoot Tariff (1930) contributed to the Depression by

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    To protect their own interests, employers often accused striking workers of being

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