Quiz Me! - People: Great Depression Test your knowledge about people in the Great Depression era. 1 / 11 The 29th US President was a conservative who wanted to decrease the role of government in the economy but also increase tariffs on imported goods in order to protect American business. He died halfway through his first term in office before a major scandal broke that has since tarnished his presidency. That scandal was known as - XYZ Affair Watergate Credit Mobilier Scandal Teapot Dome Scandal 2 / 11 This memoir was titled after the name of the plane where Charles A. Lindbergh completed the first nonstop, solo transatlantic flight from the United States to Paris, France. The memoir and plane were called the - Lone Eagle Lucky Lindy Cross of Gold Spirit of St. Louis 3 / 11 Which of the following 1st Amendment rights were involved in the Gitlow decision? The Free Speech and Assembly rights The Free Speech and Free Press rights The Petition and Assembly rights The Establishment and Free Exercise Religious rights 4 / 11 The person whose company built the largest fleet of airplanes used during World War I and manufactured a seaplane that was the first to be able to take off and land on the deck of a ship was also known as the “Father of Naval Aviation.” Glenn Curtiss Alfred Thayer Mahan Alvin York Philip Bazaar 5 / 11 This notable person is known as the “Founder of the American Aircraft Industry.” Wilbur Wright Glenn Curtiss Charles Lindbergh Orville Wright 6 / 11 This lawyer famously told a Tennessee court, “If today you can take a thing like evolution and make it a crime to teach it in the public school, tomorrow you can make it a crime to teach it in the private schools...At the next session you may ban books and the newspapers…” W.E.B. DuBois Clarence Darrow William Jennings Bryan Stephen A. Douglas 7 / 11 This former U.S. President campaigned on a return to normalcy after World War I. William Howard Taft Warren Harding Calvin Coolidge Grover Cleveland 8 / 11 The work of Alice Paul and other women suffragists resulted in the passage in 1920 of the - Civil Rights Act NIneteenth Amendment Eighteenth Amendment Twentieth Amendment 9 / 11 Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Flying Cross in the United States, this aviator was also later awarded a German Medal of Honor in 1938 which was criticized by many Nazi critics in America. Orville Wright Alfred Thayer Mahan Charles A. Lindbergh Glenn Curtiss 10 / 11 Clarence Darrow was both a lawyer and civil rights advocate. He became notable because of his defense of a public school teacher accused of violating the Butler Act. Darrow’s arguments are considered a landmark defense of the Eighth Amendment Fifth Amendment First Amendment Sixth Amendment 11 / 11 The writings and speeches of this early civil rights advocate influenced both Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr who believed he modeled pride and dignity in the African American community. W.E.B. DuBois John Lewis Frederick Douglass Marcus Garvey Your score is Try another 10!