Warren G. Harding's cabinet was known as __________.
|A)||the Normalcy Gang|
|B)||the Ohio Gang|
|C)||the Teapot Gang|
In the Teapot Dome scandal, one of Harding's cabinet officers __________.
|A)||accepted bribes in exchange for the lease of U.S. Navy oil reserves|
|B)||accepted bribes in exchange for pardons|
|C)||accepted bribes in exchange for the sale of a German company|
|D)||pocketed the proceeds from the sale of publicly owned goods|
Henry Ford's industrial innovations included all of the following EXCEPT _________.
|A)||raising workers' wages|
|B)||shortening the workweek|
|C)||introducing the assembly line in automobile production|
Which describes the factors that led to the "quiet depression" in American agriculture
after World War I?
|A)||Technological advances of the 1920s failed to address the agricultural industry.|
|B)||Weather factors led to disappointing crop yields.|
|C)||Demand for crops increased, but farmers' prices dropped.|
|D)||European demand for crops dropped, while farmers' debts remained the same.|
For women of the 1920s, new fashions represented __________.
|A)||their traditional values|
|B)||the nation’s growing urbanism|
|C)||their new social, economic, and intellectual freedoms|
|D)||the new wonders of industrialism|
Most of the works of artists and writers of the 1920s could be characterized as __________.
|A)||depicting the challenges of the individual in the modern world|
|B)||drawing inspiration from natural environments|
|C)||attempting to convey the romanticism of the period|
|D)||representing Americans’ return to traditional values|
__________, one of the most famous writers of the 1920s, exposed the emptiness of modern society in his novel The Great Gatsby.
|B)||F. Scott Fitzgerald|
During the 1920s, the popularity of mass media, such as radio, movies, newspapers, and magazines, had the effect of __________.
|A)||fostering a national culture|
|B)||making Americans feel disillusioned with urbanization|
|C)||increasing interest in traditional values|
|D)||creating regional barriers|
Which theme characterized the writing of the Harlem Renaissance?
|A)||a desire to return to Africa|
|B)||a call for self-reliance|
|C)||proud defiance of racism|
|D)||the importance of assimilating into American culture|
African American voters __________ to elect the first African American representative in Congress from a Northern state.
|B)||used political lobbying|
|C)||used the influence of the NAACP|
|D)||voted as a bloc|