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Ch. 9 Review

America in the 1920s

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The panic surrounding the threat of communism in the early 1920s was called the __________________ Red Scare
People who oppose all forms of government are called _________________ . anarchists
Name three methods the KKK used to expand its membership in the early 1920s: (1) Dressed up in hooded robes (2) Used an elaborate secret language & rituals ( 3) KKK salesmen, known as kleagles, kept $4 of the $10 initiation fee for each new Klan member they recruited (kleagling)
Who were Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti? two Italian immigrants and anarchists executed for robbery and murder
The phrase a “return to normalcy” was the slogan of______________________. Warren G. Harding
The Teapot Dome scandal occurred during _________________ administration and involved the secret leasing of government-owned __________________ for profitable use by private companies. Harding; oil-rich lands
__________________ refers to the growth and migration of people to cities. urbanization
______________ was the era after the Eighteenth Amendment went into effect from 1920 to 1933 when the manufacture and sale of alcohol was banned. Prohibition
A _______________ was someone who provided illegal alcohol during the era of prohibition. bootlegger
The idea of ____________________-the belief that the Bible should be literally interpreted- was defended at the Scopes trial. fundamentalism
John T. Scopes was a biology teacher put on trial for teaching _______________. evolution
The National Woman’s Party was founded by _______________ and _________________. Alice Paul and Lucy Burns
The Nineteenth Amendment was named after __________________________ Susan B. Anthony
The _________________________ gave women the right to vote in 1920. 19th Amendment
Women who adopted the new styles during the 1920s were called _________________. flappers
____________ was known as the Sultan of Swat and was the most famous athlete of the 1920s. Babe Ruth
Who was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic? Charles Lindbergh
Who was the most famous silent movie star? Charlie Chaplin
Who composed Rhapsody in Blue? George Gershwin
________________________ coined the term the “Jazz Age” and criticized society in The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who formed the Universal Negro Improvement Association and urged blacks to return to Africa to set up an independent nation? Marcus Garvey
The _______________________________ was an African-American literary and artistic movement started in Harlem in the 1920s to celebrate African heritage and culture. Harlem Renaissance
Who was the most famous African American poet during the Harlem Renaissance who wrote about the daily lives of working class blacks? Langston Hughes
He was an important actor and singer and was known for his bass voice. Paul Robeson
He was the single most important jazz musician of all time who was known for his outstanding trumpet playing as well as his singing voice. Louis Armstrong
List the the Presidents of the 1920s and the years they served in chronological order. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923) Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Created by: david.frost