Chapter 22 Quiz

In the 1920s, artists and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance drew heavily from their African heritage.
Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge were similar in their passive approach to the presidency.
To Herbert Hoover, “associationalism” meant the creation of national organizations of businessmen in particular industries.
During the 1920s, airplanes were largely a source of entertainment.
In the election of 1924, among the political parties, the Democratic Party was seriously divided.
During the 1920s, a great worry for industrialists was the fear of the overproduction of goods.
During the 1920s, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) believed workers should be organized on the basis of skills.
During the 1920s, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was one of the few unions led by an African American.
In the 1920s bestseller, The Man Nobody Knows, Jesus Christ was portrayed as a salesman
During the Harding administration, the Teapot Dome scandal involved transfers of national oil reserves.
During the 1920s, products that grew dramatically in use in the United States included All these answers are correct.
The National Origins Act of 1924 entirely banned immigration from East Asia to the United States.
As president, Warren Harding never abandoned the party hacks who had brought him to success.
During the 1920s, birth control in the U.S. was illegal, in some form, in many states.
During the 1920s, when $1,800 was considered the minimum annual income for a decent standard of living, the average annual income of a worker was approximately $1,500
In the 1920s, the idea of agricultural “parity” was to ensure farmers would at least financially break even.
Al Smith lost the 1928 presidential election, in part because he failed to carry the South.
In his 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald criticized the American obsession with material wealth.
The infamous Baltimore journalist of the 1920s who delighted in ridiculing religion, politics, the arts, and even democracy itself, was H. L. Mencken.
In the 1920s, “welfare capitalism” was a paternalistic approach used by corporate leaders on their workers.
The Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921 provided federal funds for child health-care programs.
During the 1920s, Thomas Hunt Morgan was one of the American pioneers in genetic research.
During the 1920s, the trend toward industrial consolidation was most pronounced in industries dependent on large-scale mass-production.
During the 1920s, most American industrial workers experienced all of the following EXCEPT few opportunities to join a company union.
After World War I, the new Ku Klux Klan became primarily concerned about Catholics, Jews, and foreigners.
The Scopes trial of 1925 was a legal battle concerning the conflict between creationism and evolution.
In the 1920s, Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon succeeded in All these answers are correct.
In the 1920s, the “flapper” lifestyle had a particular impact on lower-middle-class single women.
In the 1920s, the development of practical radio communication was furthered by All these answers are correct.
In the 1920s, “behavioral” psychologists argued mothers should rely on trained experts for advice in raising children.
During the 1920s, all of the following immigrant groups were increasing their presence in the labor force in the West and Southwest EXCEPT the Chinese.
All the following statements regarding Al Smith are true EXCEPT that he lost the 1924 nomination to William McAdoo.
During the 1920s, the National Woman’s Party campaigned primarily for the Equal Rights Amendment.
During the 1920s, the agricultural economy of the United States saw a sharp decline in farmers’ incomes.
In 1920, the first commercial radio station to broadcast in the United States was in Pittsburgh.
In the 1920s, the “noble experiment” referred to the prohibition of alcohol.
Throughout the 1920s, the federal government saw leaders of business take prominent positions in the federal government.

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