Quiz Me! - Events: Roaring 20s Test your knowledge about events in the Roaring 20s era! 1 / 10 Which best represents the nativist tensions that existed in the United States in the 1920s? Scopes Trial Schenck v. U.S. Sacco and Vanzetti Trial Plessy v. Ferguson 2 / 10 Which best completes the outline above? America’s Great Artist Community 1950s and the Beatnik Movement 1920s and the Harlem Renaissance The Tin Pan Alley Movement 3 / 10 Which U.S. President was the first to have cabinet members go to prison? Woodrow Wilson William Howard Taft Warren G. Harding Herbert Hoover 4 / 10 What effect did Henry Ford’s improvements in the automobile industry have on the nation? It kicked off a series of strikes because of Ford’s unfair treatment of his workers. Americans could live and travel wherever they wanted with the development of suburbs. The increase in the number of automobiles on the road created a need for public transportation in large cities. 15 million Model Ts drastically improved the distribution of goods in the marketplace. 5 / 10 Which statement best describes the significance of Sacco and Vanzetti. Nativism prompted the arrest, trial and execution of two Italian immigrants believed to be anarchists. Members of the Harding administration accepted bribes from oil companies and went to prison. The two planned to stage a successful communist revolution in the United States. The men were the first of a group of suspected radicals deported during the Palmer Raids. 6 / 10 What is the best description of Teapot Dome?. The site the Rough Riders won under the command of Theodore Roosevelt The site of oil leases given to companies in return for bribes to government officials The site of a new discovery of gold in Wyoming that kicked off a gold rush in the Black Hills The site of the famous Harlem jazz club emerged after Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong played there 7 / 10 Which place in New York City attracted vaudeville musicians, actors, and dancers who hoped to audition and sell their acts and music? Apollo Club Tin Pan Alley The Cotton Club Hip Hop Alley 8 / 10 Which title best explains the factors above? The Great Migration Plessy v. Ferguson Dawes Act Stock Market Crash 9 / 10 What was a major cause of the Palmer Raids? Anger over the verdict in the Scopes trial American’s fear of communism Roosevelt’s Big Stick policy Communism’s rapid spread across Europe 10 / 10 Why was the Scopes Trial significant? It pitted traditional values against modern science. It caused the defendant to lose his job. It sent Harding’s Cabinet members to prison. It prohibited deportation of immigrants. Your score is Try another 10!