Quiz Me! - People: Great Depression

Test your knowledge about people in the Great Depression era.

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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.

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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…”

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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

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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 -

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This former U.S. President campaigned on a return to normalcy after World War I.

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The work of Alice Paul and other women suffragists resulted in the passage in 1920 of the -

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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.

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This notable person is known as the “Founder of the American Aircraft Industry.”

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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 -

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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.”

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Which of the following 1st Amendment rights were involved in the Gitlow decision?

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