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These people uncovered political corruption and unsafe working conditions using journalism.
Who exposed the Standard Oil Trust in articles written for McClure’s magazine.
This text exposed the horrors of the meatpacking industry.
He supported progressive reforms as governor of Wisconsin.
Robert La Follette
This gave voters the right to decide if a bill or legislative amendment should be passed.
Which act strengthened the Interstate Commerce Commission?
Which act protected labor union activity from being considered a monopoly?
Clayton Antitrust Act
What state extended suffrage to women before 1920?
What Constitutional amendment gave women the national right to vote?
_______ is an antonym of temperance.
Which of the following legislation passed to support the Eighteenth Amendment?
Al Capone was convicted of
During prohibition, where was it was legal to produce alcohol?
The Red Scare was the fear of
He set up raids to search for Communists.
The Espionage Act allowed the government to
limit free speech.
Who prosecuted John Scopes?
William Jennings Bryan
Which of the following was legal in Tennessee in 1920?
Who wrote the African-American National Anthem?
James Weldon Johnson
_____ was the African-American cultural rebirth during the 1920s.
He painted realistic scenes.
The National Broadcast System
is affiliated with radio stations.
The Jazz Singer was
the first film with sound.
________ homes bought radios in the 1920s.
How many people attended movies by 1930?
90 million per week
What did the National Woman’s Suffrage Association become after passage of the Nineteenth Amendment?
League of Women Voters
An economy built upon people’s ability to purchase goods is called a
In 1927, companies spent over _____ in advertising dollars.
What was the largest industry in the United States during the 1920s?
The avoidance of economic and political alliances is called
Who was the Secretary of the Treasury during the Coolidge administration?
The scandal involving giving oil-drilling rights to private companies was called
the Teapot Dome scandal.
What was the business attitude of Calvin Coolidge?
Buying stocks on margin means to
buy stocks with credit.
Most Americans earned
under $2,000 per year.
After the stock market crash, banks
lost money and closed.
______ is the Gross National Product.
The total value of goods and services produced annually
Who wrote the Grapes of Wrath?
Herbert Hoover set up this entity to provide businesses loans.
What was the name given to a group of veterans who congregated at the White House to ask for their bonus?
Which entity ensured bank deposits of up to $5,000?
The Social Security Act provided regular paychecks to
Who rose to power in Germany during the 1930s?
________ was known as a Fascist leader in Italy during WWII.
Who was the leader in Japan who advocated war with the United States during the 1940s?
General Hideki Toyo
He served as the American President during World War II.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
What term means lightning war
Correct Answer: blitzkrieg
_______ is a system in which the government has complete ownership of the land and property.
What was implemented by the United States in which the president had the authority to provide aid to any nation whose defense was in jeopardy and served as a threat to American national security?
Which of the following terms mean to join or attach?
Who was responsible for moving the American Pacific Fleet from San Diego, California to Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian islands?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Which of the following was a major cause that led to the United States; involvement in World War II?
attack of Pearl Harbor