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1. What did Harding mean by “a return to normalcy?”
2. What did the word modern mean in the 1920s? 3. What groups opposed these modern changes?
4. What did World War I do for the American economy?
5. Why was there an economic depression from 1919 – 1921? 6. What was the focal point of economic growth in the 1920s?
7. How did the advent of the following affect Americans?
[a] stylish clothes
[b] refrigerators and vacuum cleaners
[d] cars [e] stock market 8. Define people’s capitalism. 9. Define installment plan
10. Why did the advertising industry develop?
11. What human characteristics did advertisers play on?
12. Why did advertisers target the middle class?
13. How did attitudes toward married life differ in the 1920s? 14. What were the three characteristics of a flapper?
15. Who were the two most well-known sports celebrities of the 1920s?
16. Who were the two most well-known actors of the 1920s?
17. Why was Lindbergh significant? 18. What did Coolidge mean by “the business of America is business?”
19. How did Bruce Barton’s book change perceptions of religion?
20. What improvements in the workplace developed during the 1920s?
21. Define welfare capitalism. 22. How did skilled workmen benefit from the nation’s prosperity? 23. What problems faced semiskilled and unskilled labor?
24. Workers in which 2 industries suffered the most?
25. Why did unions lose ground?
26. Why were women experiencing problems in the workplace?
27. What work attracted female workers in the 1920s?
28. What professions were open to women?
29. Why is Amelia Earhart remembered?
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30. Who won the election of 1920?
31. Why did the Republicans nominate him?
32. List the positive things that Harding did. 33. How did Harding reward his friends?
34. What nickname was given to Harding’s political cronies?
35. What abuses of power characterized the Ohio Gang? 36. Answer the following questions about the Teapot Dome Scandal.
[a] Where was Teapot Dome?
[b] Who was the Secretary of the Interior?
[c] What did Fall do with the oil reserves?
[d] What did Fall do that was illegal?
[e] How was Fall punished?
37. What happened to Harding?
38. How did Coolidge differ from Harding?
39. What steps did Coolidge take to reduce government control over business?
40. What role did Hoover play in the Coolidge administration?
41. What were the three goals of associationalism?
42. What successes did Hoover achieve as Sec. of Commerce?
43. Answer the following questions about the Washington Conference.
[a] What was its purpose?
[b] What did the Five-Power Treaty do?
[c] Who was the Secretary of State?
44. What economic position did Hughes take?
45. How did Hughes convince France to lessen its demands for reparation payments from Germany? 46. What did the Dawes Plan require? 47. What was the purpose of the Kellogg-Briand Pact?
48. List four examples of US involvement with Latin America during the 1920s. Pages 827 – 835
49. What group of people was left out of the general prosperity of the 1920s?
51. What did the McNary-Haugen bill call for?
52. What happened to the bill?
53. Define cultural dislocation.
54. What did the results of the 1920 census indicate about living patterns in the US?
55. What did the rural areas fear about the influence of the urban areas?
56. What ambivalence did rural white Americans show toward the influence of the cities?
57. What 4 issues/organizations allowed rural America to express its displeasure?
58. When was the 18th Amendment passed? 59. What did it do?
60. What was wrong with Prohibition? 61. What group moved into the business of producing liquor?
62. Why did rural white Protestants continue to support Prohibition?
63. Answer the following questions…