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Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
What were illegal saloons that still sold alcohol called?
  1. Speakeasys
  2. Bootleggers
  3. Anti-Saloons
  4. Soda Fountains
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
What was the primary reason Prohibition failed?
  1. Alcohol producers bribed the government
  2. The Anti-Saloon League went out of business
  3. The laws had an expiration date and were not renewed
  4. Prohibition laws were weak and often unenforced
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
The                        was a campaign by social groups to end the use of alcohol.
  1. Prohibition Party
  2. Whiskey Rebellion
  3. Anti-Alcohol Advocates
  4. Temperance Movement
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
The Great Migration that took place between 1915 and 1930 refers to what?
  1. workers who left the northeast for the south
  2. Native American Indians who left their reservations
  3. middle class whites who left cities to settle in suburbs
  4. African Americans who left the rural south for northern cities
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Founded in 1895 the                                    became the most powerful temperance group.
  1. Prohibition Party
  2. Anti-Saloon League
  3. American Temperance Society
  4. Women's Christian Temperance Union
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
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 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 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 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
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 9 Roaring 20s
Grade 8 Roaring 20s
Blend of African-American and European music:
  1. vaudeville
  2. hull house
  3. rag time
  4. segregation
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
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