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Roaring 20s - Quiz #1

Quiz by John Frieser

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  • Q1
    Which factor contributed to the Red Scare in the United States during the 1920's?
    success of the Communist Revolution in Russia
    the radical nature of the national administration in power
    Germany's attacks on United States cargo ships
    widespread hostility toward big business
  • Q2
    Which characteristic of the 1920's is best illustrated by the Red Scare, the trial of Sacco and Vanzetti, and the activities of the Ku Klux Klan?
    growth in humanitarian causes
    increased nativism
    faith in big business
    belief in unlimited progress
  • Q3
    Which conclusion can be drawn from the occurrence of the Red Scare and the decision of the Supreme Court in Schenck v. United States?
    Civil rights are sometimes compromised by the public's fear of radical political groups.
    A person's best protection from persecution rests with the Supreme Court.
    Immigrants to the United States are consistently denied equal protection under the law.
    Violent protests in the United States are usually met with a violent response from the government.
  • Q4
    The Red Scare, the National Origins Acts of the 1920's, and the verdict in the Sacco and Vanzetti trial are examples of negative American attitudes toward
    African Americans
    business leaders
    labor union leaders
  • Q5
    The passage of the Immigration acts of 1921 and 1924 indicated that the United States wished to
    play a larger role in international affairs
    continue the Immigration policies followed during most of the 19th century
    restrict the flow of immigrants
    encourage cultural diversity
  • Q6
    Which group was the main target of the Palmer Raids of 1919–1920?
    African Americans

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