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Unit 3 Pre-Assessment: The 1920's Prosperity and Problems

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    cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s was a period when African Americans</span></p>left the United States in large numbers to settle in Nigeriacreated noteworthy works of art and literaturemigrated to the West in search of land and jobsused civil disobedience to fight segregation in the Armed Forces2100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The 1920’s are sometimes called the "Roaring Twenties" because</span></p>foreign trade prospered after World War Ithe United States assumed a leadership role in world affairspolitical reforms made government more democraticwidespread social and economic change occurred8100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which condition increased the negative effects of the Great Depression?</span></p>Factories had to decrease production because of low demand.Low levels of unemployment created labor shortages.The demand for imported products increased.The Federal Government raised taxes repeatedly.9100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">What was one similarity between the Red Scare following World War I and the Cold War following World War II?</span></p>Fear of communism led to the suppression of the civil liberties of some Americans.Large numbers of Russian revolutionaries set-tled in the United States.Congressional investigations proved that the Federal Government was heavily infiltrated by Communist spies.Renewed fighting between wartime enemies was a constant threat.13100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which events best support the image of the 1920’s as a decade of nativist sentiment?</span></p>the passage of the National Origins Act and the rise of the Ku Klux Klanthe Scopes trial and the passage of women’s suffragethe Washington Naval Conference and the Kellogg-Briand Pactthe growth of the auto industry and the Teapot Dome Affair17100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">In the United States, the decade of the 1920’s was characterized by</span></p>a willingness to encourage immigration to the United Statesincreased consumer borrowing and spendingthe active involvement of the United States in European affairsmajor reforms in national labor legislation22100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">In the 1920’s, the Immigration Act of 1924 and the Sacco-Vanzetti trial were typical of the</span></p>rejection of traditional customs and beliefsacceptance of cultural differencesincrease in nativism and intolerancesupport of humanitarian causes27100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The economic boom and the financial speculation of the 1920’s were caused in part by</span></p>installment buying and an unregulated stock marketthe expansion of civil rights to women and minoritiesthe mobilization of the economy for warincreased government restrictions on big business29100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">After World War I, which factor was the major cause of the migration of many African Americans to the North?</span></p>the start of the Harlem Renaissanceincreased job opportunities in Northern citieslaws passed in Northern States to end racial discriminationFederal Government job-training programs34100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which combination of factors contributed most to the start of the Great Depression of the 1930’s?</span></p>immigration restrictions and a lack of skilled workershigh taxes and overspending on social welfare programsUnited States war debts and the declining value of the dollaroverproduction and the excessive use of credit40100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="background-color: #ffffff;"><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">How the Other Half Lives</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, Jacob Riis (1890)</span><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">The Jungle</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, Upton Sinclair (1906)</span><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">The Grapes of Wrath</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, John Steinbeck (1939)</span><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Unsafe at Any Speed</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, Ralph Nader (1965)</span></span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;" /><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;" /><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">What has been the impact of these authors and their books on American society?</span></p>Most Americans have developed a preference for escapist and romantic literature.Most American authors have adopted a conservative viewpoint.American business has corrected poor conditions quickly.These works have had significant influence on social, political, and economic reforms.44100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The 1925 trial of John Scopes reflects the conflict between</span></p>science and religionisolation and international involvementtraditional roles and new roles for womenProhibition and organized crime45100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">“The business of America is business.” — President Calvin Coolidge. By making this statement, President Coolidge was expressing his support for</span></p>higher taxes on corporationsbanking regulationsdemocratic socialismthe free-enterprise system52100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which action is an example of nativism in the 1920s?</span></p>widespread violation of Prohibition lawsefforts to improve living conditions for Native American Indianspassage of laws restricting immigrationprovision of credit to farmers55100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which economic practice became significantly more widespread during the 1920s?</span></p>governmental regulation of businessstock market speculationdependence on government welfare programsreduction of tariff rates58100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which economic trend of the 1920s helped cause the Great Depression?</span></p>rising cost of mass-produced goodsincreasing income tax ratesfalling tariff rateswidening income gap between the rich and the poor64100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">What was a major result of Prohibition in the United States during the 1920s?</span></p>restriction of immigrationgrowth of communismdestruction of family valuesincrease in organized crime68100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The economic boom of the 1920s was primarily caused by the</span></p>new economic policies of the League of Nationsdevelopment of new consumer goods industriesadvent of advertising on radioelimination of barriers to international trade70100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">During most of the 1920s, which group experienced the most severe economic problems?</span></p>owners of small family farmsworkers in the automobile industrybankers in urban centersentertainers in the field of radio73100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">During the 1920s, controversies concerning the Scopes trial, national Prohibition, and the behavior of “flappers” were all signs of disagreement over</span></p>the return to normalcytraditional values and changing lifestylescauses of the Great Depressionthe benefits of new technology78100