Chapter 25

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The flappers
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seemed a shocking example of the \”new feminism\” to the older generation.
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One aspect of nativism in the 1920s was fear of recent immigrants who might be Communists or anarchists.
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true
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Organized crime began during the Depression.
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false
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The most significant economic and social development of the early twentieth century was
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the automobile.
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The Ku Klux Klan was directed against blacks, Jews, and Catholics.
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true
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The great migration of African Americans from the South to the cities of the North continued into the 1930s.
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true
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W.E.B. Du Bois was a leader in the Universal Negro Improvement Association.
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false
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Prohibition outlawed the consumption of alcoholic drinks.
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true
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H. L. Mencken dubbed the twenties the \”Jazz Age.\”
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false
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The purpose of the 1924 immigration law was to
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limit immigration from eastern and southern Europe.
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Prohibition
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ALL OF THE ABOVE was the most ambitious social reform ever undertaken in the United States. was a dismal failure. emerged from the patriotism of wartime.
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The gangster Al Capone was finally convicted for bootlegging in 1929.
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false
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The Sacco and Vanzetti case became a cause cĂ©lèbre because of the defendants’
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radical Italian backgrounds.
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Interracial marriages became acceptable to most in American society during the 1920s.
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false
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In the trial of John T. Scopes in 1925,
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fundamentalists won the conviction of Scopes.
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Modernism included
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impressionism in art and Freudianism in psychology.
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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) sought to solve racial problems by
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ALL OF THE ABOVE advocating emigration to Africa. focusing on legal challenges to discrimination. developing black artistic and musical talents.
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The most significant development in black life in the 1920s was the
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Great Migration northward.
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In the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan
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ALL OF THE ABOVE stood for 100 percent Americanism. was a force in national politics. was prejudiced against Jews and Catholics.
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The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution
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started Prohibition.
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The Harlem Renaissance, an artistic and literary blossoming, featured the works of
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Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston.
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Basketball became the national sport in the 1920s.
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false
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Countee Cullen and James Weldon Johnson were part of the Harlem Renaissance.
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true
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By 1920, Marcus Garvey believed blacks should flee America for Africa.
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true
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Most women in the twenties
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were not flappers.
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\”All of you young people who served in the war, you are the lost generation,\” said
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Gertrude Stein.

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