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1920s Review

AP U.S. History

QuestionAnswer
How long did prohibition last? 13 years
Fundamentalists in the 1920s supported a literal interpretation of the Constitution True
Known as the "Empress of the Blues," this singer was at one time the highest paid black artist in the world Bessie Smith
W. E. B. Du Bois NAACP leader
In what science course would the theory of evolution most likely be taught? Biology
The people who most strongly supported prohibition tended to live in urban areas False
William Jennings Bryan Lawyer
Gerturde Ederle athlete
He was a small-town pilot who made the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic Charles Lindbergh
One result of prohibition was an increase in organized crime True
This trumpet player's astounding sense of rhythm and ability to improvise has led many to consider him the single most important and influential musician in the history of jazz Louis Armstrong
Which of the following was illegal under prohibition? bringing alcoholic beverages into the US from Canada
Clarence Darrow lawyer
This composer wrote original works like "Rhapsody in Blue", the first jazz work for symphony George Gerswhin
Among the founders of this association of African-American and white reformers was W. E. B. Du Bois National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Which of the following decreased during the 1920s? Birth rate
During the 1920s and early 1930s, all of the following were likely to approve of prohibition EXCEPT members of organized crime syndicates
Prominent writers of the 1920s, both black and white, tended to hold a critical view of US society True
Bessie Smith singer
Wounded in WWI, this writer criticized the golorification of war and introduced a style of writing based on "hard little sentences." Ernest Hemmingway
The term "Harlem Renaissance" refers chiefly to a social movement
The Scopes trial prosecutor was Charles Darwin False
It was difficult to enforce the laws governing prohibition for all of the following reasons EXCEPT that prohibition banned only alcoholic beverages manufactured in the US
The "Great Migration" of 1910-1920 refers to the movement of African Americans from the South to Northern Cities
This writer's poems celebrated youth and a life of independence and freedom from traditional restraints F. Scott Fitzgerald
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