History

QUESTION 3

1.      Despite their differences, Langston Hughes and Marcus Garvey agreed that

[removed] to be truly free, black Americans needed to return to Africa.
[removed] African American success did not depend on white approval.
[removed] economic self-sufficiency was essential to developing racial pride.
[removed] artistic expression was crucial to the development of a positive African American identity.

4 points   

QUESTION 4

1.      During the 1920s, women who wore short skirts and makeup and enjoyed smoking, drinking, and dancing were called

[removed] New Negroes.
[removed] matinee idols.
[removed] suffragettes.
[removed] flappers.

4 points   

QUESTION 5

1.      How did the marketing of Listerine during the 1920s reflect the role of advertising in a consumer-oriented economy?

[removed] It compared product’s quality to other similar items.
[removed] It convinced consumers they had a need they weren’t previously aware of.
[removed] It identified the wealthy as the product’s target audience.
[removed] It suggested that use of the product would improve the consumer’s economic prospects.

4 points   

QUESTION 6

1.      In the 1920s, Madison Avenue was home to the fledgling

[removed] automobile industry.
[removed] advertising industry.
[removed] movie industry.
[removed] stock market.

4 points   

QUESTION 7

1.      Movie stars such as Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Mary Pickford influenced Americans’ taste in

[removed] food.
[removed] fashion.
[removed] books.
[removed] decor.

4 points   

QUESTION 8

1.      Republican victory in the 1924 presidential election can be attributed to the split within the Democratic party over

[removed] social welfare policy.
[removed] Darwin’s theory of evolution.
[removed] farm relief.
[removed] prohibition.

4 points   

QUESTION 9

1.      The “American Plan,” proposed by Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, sought to undermine labor unions by encouraging business leaders to

[removed] fire union members.
[removed] provide workers with health insurance.
[removed] ban the distribution of leaflets.
[removed] export jobs to other countries.

4 points   

QUESTION 10

1.      The Harlem Renaissance would not have occurred were it not for the

[removed] Great Migration.
[removed] National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
[removed] Universal Negro Improvement Association.
[removed] Chicago Defender.

4 points   

QUESTION 11

1.      The Sacco and Vanzetti case, like the cases of Charles Schenck and Jacob Abrams, demonstrated a predisposition among native-born Americans to see immigrants as

[removed] a threat to the safety and security of the American people.
[removed] proponents of free speech and civil liberties.
[removed] responsible for spreading the influenza epidemic.
[removed] to blame for America’s moral decline.

4 points   

QUESTION 12

1.      The corruption scandal that rocked President Warren G. Harding’s administration was known as

[removed] the Red Scare.
[removed] Black Tuesday.
[removed] Teapot Dome.
[removed] American Mercury.

4 points   

QUESTION 13

1.      The fact that a wide array of labor-saving devices became available to American consumers during the 1920s was a response to

[removed] increased access to electricity in urban areas.
[removed] the availability of large amounts of disposable income.
[removed] advertising’s ability to create demand for unnecessary items.
[removed] the effectiveness of the assembly line.

4 points   

QUESTION 14

1.      The growth of the Ku Klux Klan outside the South during the 1920s can be attributed to the

[removed] spread of white supremacist ideology.
[removed] passage of the National Origins Act.
[removed] organization’s adoption of nativist and traditionalist views.
[removed] popularity of Garveyism among African Americans.

4 points   

QUESTION 15

1.      The incident that sparked the Chicago race riots of 1919 demonstrated that

[removed] racial segregation was practiced in the North as well as the South.
[removed] World War I veterans were not being reintegrated into American society.
[removed] the Great Migration had little impact on life in northern cities.
[removed] many African Americans were radicals and anti-capitalists.

4 points   

QUESTION 16

1.      The passage of the National Origins Act in 1924 inspired nativist reformers to

[removed] declare victory and withdraw from politics.
[removed] organize English language and citizenship classes for immigrants.
[removed] encourage Mexican Americans to return to their native land.
[removed] oppose the execution of the Italian anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti.

4 points   

QUESTION 17

1.      The research findings of Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict on race and culture supported the beliefs of

Henry Ford.

W. J. Simmons.

W. E. B. Du Bois.

E. P. Cubberly.

4 points   

QUESTION 18

1.      The writers and artists who saw the spread of mass culture and growth of consumerism as assaults on individualism, creativity, and intellectual exploration were known as the

[removed] Lost Generation.
[removed] Talented Tenth.
[removed] star system.
[removed] New Negroes.

4 points   

QUESTION 19

1.      U.S. Senator and future Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black was a member of the

[removed] American Civil Liberties Union.
[removed] National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
[removed] Industrial Workers of the World.
[removed] Ku Klux Klan.

4 points   

QUESTION 20

1.      What made it possible for income inequality to grow during the 1920s, a period of apparent prosperity?

[removed] Government corruption scandals like Teapot Dome benefited the wealthy and hurt the poor.
[removed] Increased mechanization of factory work led to massive unemployment among unskilled laborers.
[removed] Corporate and governmental efforts to destroy labor unions resulted in lower wages among the working class.
[removed] Corporate profits grew much faster than wages did, so more wealth was accumulated by the already rich.

4 points   

QUESTION 21

1.      What was the movement of thousands of African Americans from the South to the North and West in search of better jobs and better treatment during World War I called?

[removed] The Mass Exodus
[removed] The Great Migration
[removed] Black Tuesday
[removed] The Harlem Renaissance

4 points   

QUESTION 22

1.      Which of the following challenged the homogeneity of mass consumer culture?

[removed] Motion pictures
[removed] Advertising
[removed] Radio
[removed] Fashion

4 points   

QUESTION 23

1.      Which of the following consumer goods had a transformative impact on day-to-day life in the United States during the 1920s?

[removed] Refrigerator
[removed] Radio
[removed] Automobile
[removed] Toaster

4 points   

QUESTION 24

1.      Who launched the government crusade to rid the country of political radicals like Emma Goldman, an anarchist and feminist, during the Red Scare of 1919?

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A. Mitchell Palmer

Calvin Coolidge

Woodrow Wilson

4 points   

QUESTION 25

1.      Who promoted the ?Back to Africa? movement, which sought to move black Americans to their ancestral homelands?

[removed] D. C. Stephenson and the Ku Klux Klan
[removed] A. Philip Randolph and the African American labor movement
[removed] Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association
[removed] W.E.B. Du Bois and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

 

 

 

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