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Interim Review- Unit 10

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  • Q1
    The Red Scare following World War I was caused primarily by
    the fear of communist infiltration in the United States
    the spread of airborne deseases
    the spread of influenza in the United States
    the actions of Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy
  • Q2
    Why is the Harlem Renaissance of major importance in American History?
    It finally gave much needed jobs to African-Americans during the Great Migration.
    the area around New York was rebuilt after a devastating fire
    It brought the African-American experience into the cultural conscious of the country.
    The government finally passed a law banning slavery.
  • Q3
    What would BEST explain the increased totals for all cars made in the 1920s?
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    war rationing was over
    better mass production techniques
    the end of the Great Depression
    the creation of the interstate highway sytem
  • Q4
    Which of these best describes the term "flapper" in U.S. history?
    women who worked in factories during the war
    women of the 1920s who listened to jazz, wore short hair and skirts, and challenged standards of behavior for women
    women who campaigned for the abolition of slavery
    women who wore the new bathing suits to American beaches; referencing how the suits flapped in the wind.
  • Q5
    It can be argued that radio's MOST important contribution to American life in the 1920s was
    broadcast updates about the growing "Dust Bowl."
    people could keep up to date about the war with Japan
    those in the city could hear Broadway plays instead of attending them.
    it helped to create a common culture in the United States
  • Q6
    Henry Ford's most noteworthy contribution to industry is the
    invention of the computer
    invention of interchangeable parts
    invention of buying car on credit
    creation of the assembly line process of production
  • Q7
    How did the automobile impact the American landscape?
    The automobile led to the construction of paved roads
    families could travel to the city for entertainment events
    houses were built with the inclusion of garages
    More people were able to make a living through agriculture.
  • Q8
    The most popular form of mass entertainment following World War I was
    motion pictures
    Broadway shows
  • Q9
    Which is true of the “Harlem Renaissance” of the 1920s?
    Poverty and starvation crippled the area, leading to its ironic nickname.
    The era gave rise to F. Scott Fitzgerald, "flappers", and "speakeasies".
    The "color barrier" in major league sports was broken by Jackie Robinson
    The era gave rise to Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and "The Cotton Club".
  • Q10
    As car production became more efficient, cars became more affordable for American families. One result of this increase in automobile ownership was
    increased dependence on railroads for the transport of goods.
    greater population in central cities
    Growth of suburban areas around urban centers
    increased production of coal in the United States
  • Q11
    Which of these contributed to the Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression?
    success of U.S. farm economy
    foreign boycotts of U.S. products
    stock market speculation
    effects of world War 1
  • Q12
    Overproduction and underconsumption factored into causing the Great Depression by
    causing falling prices on goods
    scaring farmers into growing fewer crops.
    forcing a decrease in mschanization
    leading to more spending than saving
  • Q13
    Which event in history is seen by many people as the beginning of the Great Depression?
    the creation of the Federal Reserve
    the beginning of the Dust Bowl
    the stock market crash of 1929
    the end of fighting in WW2
  • Q14
    An obvious defect in the United States' banking system that was exposed during the Great Depression was
    the government ownership of banks
    the lack of protection for deposits in banks
    an excessive amount of currency in circulation.
    the federal governments excessive regulation of banks
  • Q15
    Which of these is the BEST description of "Hoovervilles"?
    housing projects associated with poverty and were constructed in urban areas
    the first planned suburbs which were developed in the period after World War I
    shantytowns in which homeless families lived during the Great Depression
    nickname for the department of Housing and Urban Development during the New Deal

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