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The Roaring 20s & The Great Depression Study Guide
Define the following words or identify the following people:
1. Teapot Dome Scandal
2. Economic nationalism
3. Cubism
4. Economic boom
5. Market speculation
6. flappers
7. F. Scott Fitzgerald
8. Pablo Picasso
9. J. Edgar Hoover
10. Bessie Smith
Answer the following questions:
11. Just before the economic boom of the 1920s, why did the U.S. experience a short
12. What did Einstein’s special theory of relativity cause some people to do?
13. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution outlawed the production, sale, and transportation
of alcohol?
14. On what charges did the FBI finally get a conviction of Al Capone?
15. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote?
16. Who made the first, non-stop, solo flight across the Atlantic?
17. Who was the inventor of the television?
18. What were the Palmer Raids?
19. What treaty/pact outlawed war?
20. In what year did the Stock Market crash?
21. What event caused many farmers to leave their farms in Oklahoma and other Plains States
during the 1930s?
22. Why did people begin to have more leisure (free) time in the 1920s?
23. Why did Prohibition seem to create more problems rather than solving them?
24. Why did the economy of the U.S. begin to falter in the late 1920s?
25. Why did people lose money in the Great Depression?
26. Why was President Herbert Hoover blamed for not helping people during the Great
27. Why was Hollywood the only industry to boom during the Depression?
28. What does buying on margin mean?
29. What happened to the economy under President Coolidge?
30. Rugged individualism supports what form of economy?
31. Why was Prohibition difficult to enforce?
32. What was the Red Scare?
33. Why was Social Security created?
34. What kind of immigration policy did the U.S. adopt after WWI?
35. What altered the landscape of the U.S. as a result of the Dust Bowl?
36. How did the Glass-Steagall Act affect government regulation?
37. Who supported the passage of Prohibition?
38. Less money = ______ ___________________