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The phrase return to "normalcy" was used by Republicans to capitalize on public discontent with the diplomatic, racial, and economic disruptions associated with WWI and its aftermath.
True
The "American Plan" was a nickname given by corporate leaders to the open-shop concept, which held that no worker could be required to join a union to get or keep a job.
True
The economic sector most responsible for the prosperity of the 1920s was agriculture
False
The trend toward business consolidation that had begun in the 1890s began to slow during the 1920s
False
During the 1920s, membership in labor unions declined significantly compared to the WWI years
True
During the 1920s, advertising expanded rapidly and advertisers were inreasingly trying to identify their products with a modern lifestyle
True
this "flapper" nickname was given to women who tried to hold on to traditional female roles and who criticized the wild ways of the youth of the decade
False
H.L. Mencken and Sinclair Lewis were among the authors whose writings were critical of the dominant middle-class values of the 1920s
True
The New York City-based flourishing of African American culture in the 1920s was given the nickname "Gotham Revival"
False
Support for the prohibition of liquor was strongest in the provincial, largely rural, Protestant-dominated areas of the country.
True
The effect of the immigration laws of 1921 and 1924 was to increase foreign, especially Asian, immigration following the restrictive period around WWI
False
In the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan grew rapidly in some midwestern states as well as in the South
True
Within American Protestantism, the so-called modernists tended to be urban, middle-class people who attempted to adapt religion to the teachings of modern science.
True
The Republican administration of the 1920s accomplished notable reductions in taxes on corporate profits, personal incomes, and inheritances.
True
During most of the 1920s, the Democrats controlled Congress and the Republicans controlled the presidency
False
The nickname "Ohio Gang" was given to several advisors of Calvin Coolidge
False
The Teapot Dome Scandal in the 1920s involved corrupt leasing of government oil reserves to private business
True
The scandals during the Harding administration caused little if any political harm to the Republican Party in the 1920s
True
Calvin Coolidge was more popular than Warren Harding because he was more personabe and gregarious
False
During the 1920s, the U.S. Supreme Court tended to follow the precedent set by Lochner v. New York and restricted government efforts to regulate business
True