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Grade 11 Roaring 20s
The artistic movement that took place in the black community was known as what?
  1. Harlem Revival
  2. Harlem Renaissance
  3. New York Art Scene
Grade 6 Roaring 20s
The temperance movement tried to...
  1. reduce the use of alcoholic beverages.
  2. make people have a better temper.
  3. create new communities that would be free of social ills.
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
The Great Gatsby was written by what author?
  1. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. Claude McKay
  3. Langston Hughes
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
October 29, 1929, also known as "Black Tuesday", was the day that what happened?
  1. The drought began in the Great Plains
  2. WWI started
  3. The stock market crashed
  4. An earthquake hit California
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
During the time of Prohibition, what was a "speakeasy"?
  1. A safe place to go for dinner.
  2. A bar that sold illegal alcohol.
  3. A place for people who had lost their voices.
  4. A library where you could only talk quietly.
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
Who was the most notorious gangster in Chicago who led the bootlegging industry in the 1920's?
  1. Clarence Darrow
  2. Al Capone
  3. Johnny Torrio
  4. Charles "Lucky" Luciano
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Grade 8 Roaring 20s
Which African American leader led the return to Africa movement?
  1. Langston Hughes
  2. Marcus Garvey
  3. James Weldon Johnson
  4. Zora Neale Hurston
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
What types of entertainment became popular in the 1920s?
  1. sports
  2. movies
  3. music
  4. all of the above
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
What did the "Roaring Twenties" consist of?
  1. mass production
  2. new consumer goods
  3. new forms of entertainment
  4. all of the above
Grade 4 Roaring 20s
What was a "speakeasy"?
  1. A safe place to go for dinner.
  2. A bar that sold illegal alcohol.
  3. A place for people who had lost their voices.
  4. A library where you could only talk quietly.
Grade 8 Roaring 20s
Blend of African-American and European music:
  1. vaudeville
  2. hull house
  3. rag time
  4. segregation
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
The Harlem Renaissance refers to
  1. a struggle for civil rights by the NAACP
  2. a population increase in Harlem during the 1920's
  3. a program to promote African-American owned businesses
  4. a celebration of African-American culture in literature and art.
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Henry Ford's innovation resulted in affordable cars that more Americans could own.
  1. chains of gas stations
  2. assembly line
  3. improved methods of auto repair
  4. growth of suburbs
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
The economic boom and a good stockmarket during the 1920's were caused in part because
  1. people were buying consumer goods using installments and credit
  2. civil rights for women and minorities helped economy
  3. preparing for war boosted the economy
  4. increased government regulation (control) helped the economy
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
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