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1 Name:___________________________________________________ Date: ______________________ American Life in the “Roaring 20s” - Test 1. The 1927 motion picture The Jazz Singer was the first major commercial film to feature A. color images B. the illusion of three dimensions C. synchronous sound D. special effects E. a dramatic plot 2. Events of the 1920s illustrated that Prohibition was not working, that it produced undesirable results, yet millions of Americans continued to support it. Who were the staunchest supporters of Prohibition? A. The three republican presidents B. Organized crime figures C. Rural Americans and small town residents D. Big city immigrants E. Labor leaders and unions 3. Which of the following were manifestations of the small town anti-urban impulse of the 1920s? I. prohibition IV. Ku Klux Klan II. fundamentalism V. election of 1828 III. immigration restrictions A. I, II & III only B. I, II, III, IV and V C. II, III, and V only D. II, III and IV only E. I, II, III and IV only 4. The treaties that came out of the Washington Disarmament Conference in the early 1920s – the Five and Nine Power Treaties – were consistent with previous American foreign policy in regard to the A. Open Door Notes B. Stimson Doctrine C. Mediation of the Russo-Japanese War D. Versailles Treaty E. Monroe Doctrine 5. Bruce Barton’s The Man Nobody Knows differed from William Stead’s If Christ Came to Chicago and Charles Sheldon’s In His Steps in that the first book A. was a part of the Social Gospel movement B. reconciled business ethics and Christian teachings C. condemned big businessmen for not doing enough to aid the poor D. concerned advertising and politics, whereas the other two concerned religion E. was part of the muckraking tradition 6. Which of the following did not contribute to the passage of the immigration acts of 1921 &1924? A. Results of IQ tests given to American soldiers during WWI B. Resentment of workers against foreign immigrants’ taking jobs away from Americans by their willingness to work for low wages C. A belief, caused by two short postwar recessions, that the nation’s pool of labor was already overcrowded D. The belief that those immigrants already in the country were not adequately Americanized
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