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  1. Which African American leader believed vocational education would lead to equality of the races, urging African Americans to accept social separation.
    Booker T. Washington
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Langston Hughes
    Jacob Lawrence
    washington
  2. People continued to purchase and consume alcohol during Prohibition even though it was illegal. What was the name for the people that transported alcohol illegally?
    bootleggers
    progressives
    suffragists
    abolitionists
    bootleggers
  3. “Okies” and “Arkies,” people who migrated west from the Plains in the 1930’s, were written about in which book by John Steinbeck? (1 point)
    THE GRAPES OF WRATH
    THE GREAT GATSBY
    THE GREAT MIGRATION NORTH
    WESTWARD EXPANSION
    The grapes of wrath
  4. Three of the most famous talents in the 1920’s were Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, and Louis Armstrong. Which of the following correctly portrays their particular skills? (1 point)

    A. Langston Hughes : poetry :: Louis Armstrong : painting

    B. Louis Armstrong : music :: Langston Hughes : poetry

    C. Duke Ellington : poetry :: Langston Hughes : music

    D. Louis Armstrong : poetry :: Langston Hughes : painting
    B
  5. Which African American leader believed African Americans should fight for full political, civil, and social rights? (1 point)

    W.E.B. DuBois

    Booker T. Washington

    Langston Hughes

    Jacob Lawrence
    DuBois
  6. The writer who documented much of the 1920’s and labeled them the “Jazz Age” was(1 point)

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Aaron Copland

    Langston Hughes

    George Gershwin
    Fitzgerald
  7. Which of the following describes the Supreme Court ruling in the 1896 court case PLESSY V. FERGUSON? (1 point)

    "separate but equal" facilities for African Americans were illegal

    African Americans could not be forced to pay a poll tax in order to vote

    African Americans could not be forced to take a literacy test before registering to vote

    "separate but equal" facilities for African Americans were legal
    legal
  8. During the 1920’s, a large number of African American musicians, artists, and writers settled in a section of New York City. This gathering led to a rebirth of the African American culture. Black artists were not only interested in rediscovering their African roots and culture but also in understanding their place in American society. Whites also started to take notice of the achievements of black artists. What is the BEST name for this time in history? (1 point)

    Harlem Renaissance

    Temperance Movement

    Roaring Twenties

    New York Rebirth
    harlem
  9. As a result of Prohibition many bars were closed and people went to ____. (1 point)

    nothing; the bars were torn down due to public pressure

    illegal bingo parlors

    speakeasies that served illegal alcohol

    taverns that served legal alcohol
    speakeasies
  10. Which Amendment to the Constitution won women the right to vote? (1 point)

    18th

    19th

    20th

    21st
    19th
  11. Georgia O’Keeffe is associated with (1 point)

    using music to reveal the freshness and variety of black culture.

    portraying African American culture through jazz.

    combining the African and American cultural roots through poetry.

    being an artist of city scenes, Southwestern scenes, skulls, and huge flowers.
    city scenes
  12. The painter who chronicled the Great Migration North was (1 point)

    Jacob Lawrence

    Georgia O’Keeffe

    Langston Hughes

    John Steinbeck
    Lawrence
  13. Racial segregation (1 point)

    was directed at Native Americans

    affected only immigrants

    targeted mainly African Americans

    was not found after the end of the 1800s
    African Americans
  14. The movement in the late 19th century that tried unsuccessfully to prohibit the purchase and consumption of alcohol was the (1 point)

    Harlem Renaissance

    Suffrage Movement

    Abolitionist Movement

    Temperance Movement
    temperance
  15. The use of machines on farms had reduced labor needs and increased production. In other words, it took fewer farm workers to produce more of the crop because of these new inventions. What did many of the workers left without jobs do? (1 point)

    move north to find jobs in the factories

    move east to work in the coal mines

    move west to become cowboys

    stay in the south and buy their own farms
    north
  16. ____ was a suffragist who worked for women's rights, including the right to vote. (1 point)

    Georgia O'Keefe

    Bessie Smith

    Carry Nation

    Susan B. Anthony
    Anthony
  17. An example of segregation is NOT being able to (1 point)

    vote in elections

    go to the bank

    travel to another state

    go to the same school as other children
    same school
  18. Which Amendment to the Constitution made the production, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages against the law? (1 point)

    18th

    19th

    20th

    21st
    18th
  19. In the 1920s, sales of automobiles continued to grow. Transportation related businesses and industries benefited from this sales boom. Which of the following WOULD NOT have benefited from the automotive sales boom? (1 point)

    steel

    oil/gasoline

    road construction

    broadcast
    broadcast
  20. The greater mobility allowed by the purchase of an automobile caused many people to leave their homes and move to (1 point)

    the suburbs.

    rural areas.

    urban areas.

    the inner city.
    suburbs
  21. With what are George Gershwin and Aaron Copland associated? (1 point)

    painting

    poetry

    composing uniquely American music

    novels
    composing
  22. After World War I, most Americans wanted the United States to ______. (1 point)

    base troops in Europe in case another war begins

    be an active member of the League of Nations

    stay neutral, avoiding the possibility of being pulled into another European war

    remain an ally of the British and French
    stay neutral
  23. Many African Americans left the South during the Great Migration North in search of better jobs and less discrimination and violence. What did they find when they got there? (1 point)

    fewer jobs and more discrimination and violence

    better jobs but more discrimination and violence

    fewer jobs but no discrimination or violence

    better jobs but continued discrimination and violence
    better jobs but continued
  24. This “Empress of the Blues” sang about the hardships of African Americans. (1 point)

    Bessie Smith

    Susan B. Anthony

    Georgia O’Keeffe

    Jane Addams
    Bessie

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