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APUSH 1920's Game

Game using 1920's events, people, ideas and terms

What was the name of the collection of New York Music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the US? Tin-Pan Alley
What was the name of the incident that involved the government secretly leasing an oil reserve to a private oil company? Teapot Dome Scandal
What was the term used for women who dressed and behaved in a boldly unconventional manner? Flappers
What was the practice of limiting the manufacturing,sale, and consumption of alcohol called? Prohibition
What amendment allows women the right to vote? 19th Amendment
What was the movement of African Americans from the agricultural south to the industrial Northeast and Midwest called? The Great Migration
Name the theory that the laws of natural selection and evolution, which Charles Darwin observed in nature, could also apply to society. Social Darwinism
What act allows citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the country? Indian Citizenship Act
What production method allows workers to stand in one place and master one repetitive action? Assembly Line
What was the name of the idea that "bad" genetic traits could be bred out and good traits could promoted in order to improve society? Eugenics
Who was famous for his Model T. and a developed the assembly line to quicken factory production? Henry Ford
Who was the US aviator who made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927? Charles Lindbergh
Who was the creator of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and a promoter of the "Back to Africa" movement? Marcus Garvey
Who was the American aviation pioneer who founded the US aircraft industry? Glenn Curtis
Who was the poet during the Harlem Renaissance who described the culture of African American life using rhythms influenced by jazz music. Langston Hughes
What was the group who opposed everything that was not White Anglo-Saxon Protestant? Ku Klux Klan
Who was the US gangster who terrorized Chicago during the Prohibition? Al Capone
Who was the leading African American jazz musician during the Harlem Renaissance? Louis Armstrong
Who was the architect who believed that buildings should grow from their sites not be imitations of Greek and Roman importations? Frank Lloyd Wright
What was the movement where artists used the walls of cities buildings, housing projects, schools, and churches to depict Mexican-American cultures. Chicano Mural Movement
What was the policy of protecting the interests of native inhabitants against those of immigrants called? Nativism
Who was the American writer famous for short stories and novels written in very simple language about difficult subjects such as death and war? Ernest Hemingway
Who was the famous baseball player who played for the Yankees? Babe Ruth
What was the promotion of fear for a potential rise of communism called? Red Scare
Who was the lawyer who defended John Scopes during the Scopes Trial and argued that evolution should be taught in schools? Clarence Darrow
Who began to flood the US in the 1920's? New Immigrants
What was Warren Harding's campaign theme for the 1920's election to appeal to those who were exhausted by the war, inflation, big government, and social dislocation Return to Normalcy
Who were the were Italian immigrants charged with murdering a guard and robbing a shoe factory in Braintree, Mass? Sacco and Vanzetti
Who was the American author famous for This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby, which captured the society of the "Jazz Age,"? F.Scott Fitzgerald
What was the name of the 1920's operation in which federal marshals raided the homes of suspected radicals and the headquarters of radical organization? Palmer Raids
Who was the pianist famous for his development of ragtime music? Scott Joplin
What was the name of the first movie with sound? The Jazz Singer
Who was the United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck? Walt Disney
What was the act that limited the annual number of immigrants that could be admitted from any country into the US? Immigration Act of 1924
Who was the United States magician famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets of padlocked containers? Harry Houdini
Who was the Anglo-American poet, playwright, famous for The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock? T.S. Eliot
Who was the English comic actor and film director of the silent film era, who became one of the best-known for his comedy routines before the end of WWI? Charlie Chaplin
An increase of what allowed Americans to purchase new appliances and automobiles due to a higher production? Electric Power
What was the name of the baseball league for African Americans was led by Rube Foster when organized baseball was segregated? Negro League
What was the name of Henry Ford's cheap and affordable family car. Model T
What is the invention that allowed listeners across the country to listen to the same programs: news broadcasts, sporting events, soap operas, quiz shows, and comedies? Radio
What is the act that specified that no one` shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, furnish or possess any intoxicating liquor. Volstead Act
What was the period in the 1920’s where African Americans writers, poets, painters, and musicians came together to express feelings and experiences called? Harlem Renaissance
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