Chapter 20 – give me liberty all study questions/chronological

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Presidents Harding and Coolidge were very similar in personality, but very different in political outlook.
F

Reemergence of the Ku Klux Klan
1915

Schenck v. United States
1919

American Civil Liberties Union established
1920

Trial of Sacco and vanzetti
1921

Washington Naval Arms Conference ;
Cable Act ;
Herbert Hoover’s American Individualism
1922

Adkins v Children’s Hospital ;
Meyer v Nebraska
1923

Immigration Act of 1924 ;
Indian Citizenship Act of 1924
1924

Scopes trial
1925

Charles Lindbergh flies non-stop over the Atlantic ;
Sacco and Vanzetti executed
1927

President Coolidge vetoes McNary-Haugen farm bill
1927-1928

Sheppard-Towner Act repealed ;
Stock market crashes
1929

Hollywood adopts the Hays code ;
Smoot-Hawley Tariff
1930

Reconstruction Finance Corporation established ;
Bonus march on Washington
1932

In 1928, Democratic candidate Alfred E. Smith was the first Catholic to be nominated for president by a major party.
True

Herbert Hoover preferred “associational action” to government intervention in directing regulatory and welfare policies.
True

Al Smith, the Catholic governor of New York, ran as the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 1928, but lost the election.
True

President Warren G. Harding died suddenly of a heart attack in 1923.
True

In 1917, 1921, and again in 1924, European immigration was increasingly curtailed by federal law.
True

Over 100 million records were sold each year during the 1920s.
True

The rights an individual may assert even against Democratic majorities—including freedom of speech—are called “civil liberties.”
True

On October 24, 1929, Black Thursday, more than $10 billion in market value vanished in a sharp stock market downturn.
True

Women’s freedom in the 1920s was characterized by unapologetic use of birth control methods such as the diaphragm.
True

American agriculture slid into economic depression years before the stock market crash of 1929.
True

The 1920s—prior to October 1929—saw a sharp decline in the American economy.
False

In marriage, according to advertisements in the 1920s, women were expected to find happiness and freedom within the home, especially in the use of new labor-saving appliances.
True

By 1929, the United States produced more than 40 percent of the world’s manufactured goods.
True

During the 1920s (up until 1929), while inflation and war reparations payments crippled the German economy, and unemployment remained high in Great Britain, the U.S. economy boomed.
True

As real workers’ wages rose by 25 percent in the period between 1922 to 1929, the sharply unequal distribution of wealth that characterized the nineteenth-century United States gave way increasingly to an equal distribution of wealth.
False

During the 1920s, the United States government showed little interest in world affairs.
False

Nearly a million African-Americans migrated from the American South during the 1920s.
True

Although suppression of free speech remained commonplace in the 1920s, a commitment to civil liberties was slowly finding its way into judicial doctrine.
True

A consumer culture in which the purchase of consumer goods (even if this meant going into debt) came increasingly to replace thrift and self-denial, which had earlier characterized notions of good character.
True

The politics of the 1920s was principally dominated by the Republican Party.
True

Florence Kelley was ecstatic when the United States Supreme Court repudiated Mueller v. Oregon in 1923.
False

The 1920s was a decade of social tensions between rural and urban Americans, as well as traditional and “modern” Christianity.
True

By 1932 a quarter of the U.S. labor force could not find work.
False

In 1925, John Scopes, a public school teacher in Tennessee, was convicted of violating the state’s law against the teaching of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
True

Comparatively high wages and efficient mass production characterized the American economy of the 1920s.
True

American women overwhelmingly supported the Equal Rights Amendment; American men overwhelmingly opposed it.
False

President Hoover and his secretary of the treasury, Andrew Mellon, took quick, decisive action to curtail the economic downturn that began in October 1929.
False

By 1929, 80 million Americans went to the movies each week, and almost 5 million owned radios.
True

Business leaders like Henry Ford, and engineers like Herbert Hoover were cultural heroes in the 1920s.
True

By 1929 three-quarters of American households had washing machines.
False

Presidents Harding and Coolidge were very similar in personality, but very different in political outlook.
False

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., and Louis D. Brandeis were proponents of civil liberties.
True

Remarkably, the stock market crash and subsequent depression did little to diminish popular reverence for big business.
False

Quick action by President Hoover’s administration kept millions of American families from losing their life savings, when, in the early 1930s, hundreds of banks across the United States failed.
False

According to 1920s sociologists Robert and Helen Lynd, Americans had become more interested in leisure activities and material comforts than in public issues.
True

During the 1920s, as sociologists Robert and Helen Lyndon found in Middletown, elections were lively centers of public attention, much as they had been in the ninteenth century.
False

Jack Dempsey made the first solo flight across the Atlantic.
False

Consumerism was a principal component of the American character in the 1920s.
True

In the three years after 1929, gross domestic production fell by one third in the United States.
True

in 1925 what was the Tennessee trial in which a public school teacher faced charges of violating the state’s law prohibiting the teaching of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution
the Scopes trial

which of the following was not an important cultural trend in 1920s America
a growing respect for newly arrived immigrants

the open shop
a workplace free of unions (except in some cases “company Unions”) and free of government regulation

the open shop was part of the employer-backewd
American Plan

in early 1929 the income of the wealthiest five percent of American families was greater than that of the bottom
60%

which of the following was not a underlying cause of the stock market crash of 1929
runaway inflation triggered by high union wagtes had undermined prosperity

the vibrant black culture in 1920s New York City that included poets and novelists Countee Cullen, Langston Huyghes, and Claude McKay was called
the Harlem Renaissance

upon taking office in 1921 Warren G. Harding promised a return to
normalcy

in what legal case did Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. declare that the 1st amendment did not prevent Congress from prohibiting speech thgat presented a clear and present danger
Shenck v. US

During the 1920s a group whose most well-known leader was Bilkly Sunday and who asserted their conviction in the literal truth of the Bible became known by which term that thet coined
fundamentalists

which was not a consumer good in the 1920s
televisions

the anti-black, anti-catholic, and anti-semitic organization that claimed over 3 million members by the mid-1920s was
the Ku Klux Klan

which of the following was not a common means of survival for out-of-work Americans during the opening years of the Great Depression
drawing federal unemployment benefits

who won the presidentail election of 1928
herbert hoover

who was the first cabinet member in American history to bew convicted of a felony–for accepting nearly $500,000 from businessmen to whom he leased government oil reserves at Teapot Dome, Wyoming
Albert Fall

the west’s leading industrial center a producer of oil, automobiles, aircraft, and hollywood movies was
Los Angeles, California

which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence
*Herbert Hoover victory over Al Smith
*stock market crash
*Hawley-Smoot tariff
*creation of Reconstruction Finance Corp.

Herbert stocked harleys creatively (first letter of each event)

an attornery renovwned for his congtributions in the causes of labor, facial equality, and civil libeties was
Clarence Darrow

who said, “tyhe chief business of the American people is business”?
Calvin Coolidge

Production of the automobile in the 1820s
tripled

president herbert hoover’s 1932 reconstruction finance corporation did all the following, EXCEPT
offered direct relief to the unemployed

which of the following was NOT a part of the republican political perspective during the 1920s
the Equal Rights Amendment

the 1922 self-imposed guiudelines in the film industry that prohibited depicting adultery, nudity, and long kisses, and barred scripts that portrayed clergymen in a negative light was called
the Hays code

which of thefollowing wad not a cuase of the Great Depression that began in Oct. 1929
drastic tariff reductions

who were the two immigrants whose case became a cause celebre, who were arrested for their participation in a robbery in which a security guard was killed
Nicola Sacco and Bartholomeo Vanzetti

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