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Name_________________________________ Ch. 15 and 16 Test Review
1. Because of the large African American voting bloc in New York, many African American candidates from Harlem gained seats in Congress in 1924 and 1928.
By the 1920s, the automobile had become an accepted part of American life.
By the 1920s, the United States was the dominant economic power in the world.
Calvin Coolidge took office during the height of progressivism.
Glenn Curtiss made the first transatlantic solo flight in 1927.
Henry Ford believed that the way to make automobiles was to make them all alike.
Louis Armstrong introduced an improvisational, early form of jazz.
Marcus Garvey preached a message of separation and independence from whites.
Sacco and Vanzetti admitted their guilt after the evidence against them was presented.
10. The Sheik was the first "talking" picture.
Multiple Choice
After the Emergency Quota Act was passed, admission to the United States was based on immigrants’
After World War I, most Americans wanted to avoid future wars by
An innovation instituted by International Harvester in 1926 was
An unintended affect of the Fordney-McCumber Act was
Calvin Coolidge became president when
Commercial radio began its rise in November 1920, with the news that
Coolidge believed that government should
Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms
Ford’s system for making cars increased efficiency by
10. Henry Ford’s business philosophy was to increase sales by
11. In 1920 in one of the first commercial radio broadcasts in history, listeners of station KDKA in Pittsburgh heard the
12. In the 1920s, young people began to look for careers as
13. In the early 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan added to its membership by
14. In the Teapot Dome scandal, a government official received bribes for
15. John T. Scopes was put on trial for
16. Many people viewed Sacco and Vanzetti with suspicion because they were
17. One effect of the Eighteenth Amendment was
18. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover believed that waste could be reduced and costs lowered if trade associations would
19. Some members of Congress tried to help farmers by proposing the McNary-Haugen Bill, which called for the government to
20. The “Sultan of Swat” was the nickname for
21. The Cotton Club was
22. The federal government began to support the airline industry after
23. The flowering of African American arts in the 1920s became known as the
24. The golden age of Hollywood began in 1927 with the release of
25. The Ku Klux Klan began to decline in the late 1920s, largely as a result of
26. The NAACP’s lobbying efforts influenced the House of Representatives to pass, in 1922,
27. The National Origins Act of 1924
28. The new morality of the 1920s glorified
29. The Ohio Gang was
30. The purpose of Henry Ford’s Sociological Department was to
31. The purpose of the Volstead Act was to
32. The result of the Dawes Plan was
33. The Twenty-first Amendment
34. Unions declined during the 1920s in part because many corporations instituted
35. Warren G. Harding won the presidency by appealing to Americans’ desire to
_______________________________________ attempted to outlaw war.
_______________________________________ form trade associations and share information with the federal government.
_______________________________________ made possible by affordable cars.
_______________________________________ payments Germany was required to make as punishment for starting the war.
_______________________________________ growth through lower taxes.