Chapter 22 Prosperity and change in the twenties

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Most people enjoyed rising wages and rising standards of living
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The consumer econoomy of the united states looked very good during the 1920’s, as evidence by the fact that
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The percentage of national wealth that went to the poorest 60 percent fell by almost 13 percentage during the 1920’s, causing the wealthy to increase their wealth at the expense of the poor
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In the improving American economy of the 1920’s
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Assembly line
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Henry Ford revolutionized the automobile industry by developing the
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Americans invested themselves heavily in foreign policy experiments in Latin America and Asia
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All of the following is true about the 1920s except
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By providing better working conditions, better pay , and other benefits owners had happier , more productive workers who were less interested in unionization
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Which of the following best describes “Welfare Capitalism”
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No one could forced to join union as a conditions for working at a given company
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An “Open Shop” meant that
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Union Organizer used a blacklist to intimidate other workers into joining the union
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Which of the following is not true about working conditions in 1920s America
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Blacks found cities like Chicago to be among the most welcoming
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All of the following are true statements about the great Migration of African Americans except
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Stimulate demand by allowing consumers to purchase goods on the installment plan
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The twenties ushered in new ways of doing business, as companies began to
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Five
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It has been estimated that by the end of the 1920s, there was one car for every ________ people in America
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Encouraging blacks to own business and assuring them in the back-to-Africa movement
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Marcus Garvey is best know for
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It provided a sense of security to investors because of the variety of stocks in each fund
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Which of the following is true about the mutual fund?
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Socialism was limited to the northeast
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Which of the following was not true of the red scare that hit America after the Communist takeover in Russia
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The notion that immigrants should leave behind the ways of the old world and blend into American Culture
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The term “Americanization” referred to
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The public’s fears of foreigners and communist
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The Sacco and Vanzetti trial, conviction, appeals and executions highlighted for many observers
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Socialist Christian pacifist
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Eugene V. Debs’s book about Jesus , which portrayed Jesus as a socialist carpenter, indicates that Debs was an
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An actively interventionist and regulatory economic role for the federal government
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Starting with Harding, threee successive Republican administration pursued all of the following except
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Republican policies
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The seemingly robust economy of the 1920s was founded on
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It made prohibition the law of the land
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What did the 18th Amendment do
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Most people embraced it as a solution to the social problems caused by alcohol and alcoholism
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All of the following are true statements about prohibition except
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The Jazz Singer
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The first moving picture with sound is was
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Thomas Edison
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The inventor of the photograph was
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Warren G Harding
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The first president to make raisin broadcast was
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Henry Ford pioneered the five-dollar day, paying workers so their purchasing power increased
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Which of these did take place during the 1920s
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A political quest for racial equality
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The Harlem renaissance was an African American movement characterized by all of the following except
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1972
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The equal rights amendment to the constitution was proposed in 1924 and approved by congress in _________, but never ratified by the requisite three quarters of the states
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All of the above
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An influential group of disillusioned writers were so put off by the the American lifestyle in the Twenties that they
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Famous defense lawyer Clarence Darrow volunteered to defend science teacher john scopes, who was arrested for teaching evolution
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At the scopes monkey trial
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Congress passed laws establishing quotas for immigrants based on their home country
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Immigration to America changed a great deal during the 1920s as
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It was demonized in D.W Griffith’s film, birth of a nation
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Which of the following is not a true statement about the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s

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