1920-1935

The Supreme Court cases of Muller and Adkins centered on

A. racial discrimination in unemployment.

B. affirmative action.

C. anti-union “right-to-work” laws in several states, especially in the South.

D. the question of whether women merited special legal and social treatment.

E. antitrust legislation.

In the mid-1920s, President Coolidge twice refused to sign legislation proposing to

A. exempt farmers’ cooperatives from antitrust legislation.

B. defend the family farm against corporate takeovers.

C. make the US a member of the World Court.

D. lower taxes.

E. subsidize farm prices.

Businesspeople used the 1919 red scare to

A. established closed shops throughout the nation.            D. break the railroad strike of 1919.

B. break the backs of struggling unions.                                    E. secure passage of laws making unions illegal.

C. justify increased prices.

The Immigration Act of 1924 was formulated to impose immigration quotas based on

A. economic skills.                                                D. religious beliefs.

B. literacy.                                                            E. national origin.

C. health.

An American composer who adapted jazz rhythms and idioms for orchestra in pieces such as Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris was

A. Aaron Copland.                                                D. Duke Ellington.

B. George Gershwin.                                                E. Bessie Smith.

C. Philip Glass.

The most spectacular example of lawlessness in the 1920s was in

A. New York City.                                                D. Boston.

B. New Orleans.                                                E. Chicago.

C. Las Vegas.

The first “talkie” motion picture was

A. The Great Train Robbery.                                    D. Gone With the Wind.

B. The Birth of a Nation.                                    E. The Jazz Singer.

C. The Wizard of Oz.

Margaret Sanger was most noted for her advocacy of

A. abortion rights.                                                D. birth control.

B. woman suffrage.                                                E. free love.

C. the Equal Rights Amendment.

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: