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1
Practice TestUS HistoryUnit Six
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2
This established the maximum number of immigrants
who were allowed into the United States from each
foreign country.
  • Answer
  • Quota System

3
Although its membership sharply increased as a
result of the Red Scare and nativism, its power
declined once its criminal activity and racial
violence became exposed.
  • Answer
  • Ku Klux Klan

4
This is a policy of abstaining from involvement
in world affairs.
  • Answer
  • Isolationism

5
This is an economic and political system based on
a single party government ruled by a dictatorship.
  • Answer
  • Communism

6
Their radical opposition to any and all forms of
government led many with similar beliefs to be
harassed, arrested, and deported during the Red
Scare.
  • Answer
  • Anarchists

7
As Attorney General, he sent government agents
out on a series of illegal raids to hunt down
suspected radicals.
  • Answer
  • Mitchell Palmer

8
As president of the United Mine Workers, he led
the miners on a strike that eventually resulted
in a significant wage increase.
  • Answer
  • John L. Lewis

9
Which of the following called for the abolition
of private property in order to equally
distribute wealth and power?
  • a. quota system
  • b. Isolationism
  • c. Nativism
  • d. communism

10
To expand its membership in the 1920s, the Ku
Klux Klan engaged in all of the following except
  • a. blaming national problems on immigrants.
  • b. encouraging white women to join the
    organization.
  • c. playing on people's fears of political
    radicals.
  • d. allowing members to profit from recruiting new
    members.

11
The immigration policies of the 1920s limited
immigration from all of the following countries
except
  • a. Italy.
  • b. Japan.
  • c. Mexico.
  • d. England.

12
According to Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer,
what was "eating its way into the homes of the
American workman, its sharp tongues . . . licking
the altars of the churches"?
  • a. Communism
  • b. the philosophy of nativism
  • c. the hopelessness of poverty
  • d. governmental abuse of civil rights

13
Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer believed that
he needed to protect the American people from
  • a. big business.
  • b. political radicals.
  • c. corruption and fraud.
  • d. labor union members.

14
Nativists who found fault with the Emergency
Quota Acts of 1921 would have been most likely to
say which of the following?
  • a. It did not restrict immigration enough.
  • b. It threatened industry with a labor shortage.
  • c. It discriminated against the wrong immigrants.
  • d. It violated U.S. principles by restricting
    immigration.

15
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were charged
with, and convicted of,
  • a. treason.
  • b. anarchy.
  • c. receiving bribes.
  • d. robbery and murder.

16
To protect their own interests, employers often
accused striking workers of being
  • a. spies.
  • b. Communists.
  • c. bigots.
  • d. nativists.

17
During the 1920s, union membership
  • a. remained constant.
  • b. increased slightly.
  • c. increased considerably.
  • d. dropped considerably.

18
Which of the following was most closely tied to
the public's negative reactions to organized
labor in the 1920s?
  • a. fears of rising prices
  • b. fears of communism
  • c. fears of a depression
  • d. resentment of labor's advances

19
Why was the Kellogg-Briand Pact considered
useless?
  • a. It didn't prevent war it only punished
    countries that started wars.
  • b. It made the process of repaying war debts too
    easy.
  • c. It provided no means of enforcing the "no war"
    agreement.
  • d. It failed to include several of the strongest
    military powers.

20
Which of the following rose dramatically in the
early 1920s?
  • a. Wages
  • b. labor union membership
  • c. Tariffs
  • d. the build-up of armaments

21
The Fordney-McCumber Tariff was meant to
  • a. help Britain and France pay off their war
    debts.
  • b. raise taxes on goods entering the United
    States.
  • c. help Germany pay off its war debts.
  • d. raise taxes on goods leaving the United States.

22
John L. Lewis is most closely associated with
which of the following?
  • a. the coal miners' strike
  • b. the steel mill strike
  • c. the Boston police strike
  • d. the Teapot Dome scandal

23
The Teapot Dome scandal centered around
  • a. gold mines.
  • b. union members.
  • c. high tariffs.
  • d. oil-rich lands.

24
What might an anarchist have said about the
scandals that plagued President Harding's
administration?
  • a. In a successful government, all officials
    should be chosen by the public.
  • b. The scandals are more proof that all forms of
    government should be abolished.
  • c. Such scandals would not happen in a communist
    government.
  • d. Mistakes made by cabinet members should not
    damage the reputation of the president.

25
The main factor causing urban sprawl in the 1920s
was
  • a. the automobile.
  • b. the use of electricity.
  • c. growth in industry.
  • d. a change in the birthrate.

26
Which of the following is not considered a sign
that the prosperity of the 1920s was superficial?
  • a. the economic situation on farms
  • b. the success of the advertising industry
  • c. the number of products purchased on credit
  • d. the difference in income between workers and
    managers

27
The first practical peacetime use of airplanes
was for
  • a. crop-dusting.
  • b. carrying mail.
  • c. carrying passengers.
  • d. weather forecasting.

28
Which of the following is not considered a direct
result of the growing popularity and availability
of the automobile?
  • a. changes in American landscape
  • b. changes in American architecture
  • c. urban sprawl
  • d. changes in the advertising industry

29
He was called as a witness in the Scopes trial.
  • Answer
  • William Jennings Bryan

30
This was someone who provided illegal alcohol.
  • Answer
  • Bootlegger

31
One of the effects of this was a rise in
organized crime.
  • Answer
  • Prohibition

32
The government failed to budget enough men and
money to enforce this.
  • Answer
  • Prohibition

33
The American Civil Liberties Union hired him to
represent John T. Scopes.
  • Answer
  • Clarence Darrow

34
This was an "underground" saloon or nightclub
where liquor was sold illegally.
  • Answer
  • Speakeasy

35
This Protestant movement was grounded in the
literal, word for word, interpretation of the
Bible.
  • Answer
  • Fundamentalism

36
This was to determine the role of evolution and
science in schools.
  • Answer
  • Scopes Trial

37
It was difficult to enforce the laws governing
prohibition for all of the following reasons
except
  • a. many people were determined to break the laws.
  • b. insufficient funds were provided to pay for
    enforcement.
  • c. many law enforcement officials took bribes
    from smugglers and bootleggers.
  • d. prohibition banned only alcoholic beverages
    manufactured in the United States.

38
To obtain liquor illegally, drinkers went
underground to hidden nightclubs known as
  • a. speakeasies.
  • b. penthouses.
  • c. tenements.
  • d. tea rooms.

39
John T. Scopes challenged a Tennessee law that
forbade the teaching of
  • a. biology.
  • b. evolution.
  • c. creationism.
  • d. fundamentalism.

40
Fundamentalists believed that
  • a. evolution and creationism could coincide.
  • b. prohibition should be repealed.
  • c. the Bible should be taken literally.
  • d. drinking alcohol was acceptable.

41
Except for ___, all of the following were likely
to approve of prohibition in the 1920s and early
1930s.
  • a. recent immigrants
  • b. rural residents of the South
  • c. members of organized crime syndicates
  • d. the Women's Christian Temperance Union

42
___ increased during the 1920s.
  • a. Child labor
  • b. The birthrate
  • c. The school dropout rate
  • d. The crime rate

43
The main significance of the trial of John T.
Scopes was that ___.
  • a. it ended the career of William Jennings Bryan,
    who was unable to defend fundamentalism
  • b. its outdoor setting allowed many Americans to
    witness the justice system in action
  • c. it highlighted the struggle between science
    and religion in American schools
  • d. led to the repeal of a law that made teaching
    evolution in schools illegal

44
Except for ___, alcohol caused all of the
following, according to most fundamentalists.
  • a. urban slums
  • b. child abuse
  • c. Crime
  • d. evangelism

45
A flapper was a young woman who did everything
except
  • a. seemed casual and independent.
  • b. found true equality with men.
  • c. often smoked and drank in public.
  • d. wore short skirts.
  • e. openly discussed courtship and relationships.

46
In the 1920s, women in the workplace found
everything except
  • they could earn as much as men.
  • b. many assembly-line jobs were available.
  • c. some previously "men only" jobs were available
    to them.
  • d. most paid workers were still men.

47
In the 1920s, women at home found all except
  • a. more ready-made foods and clothing were
    available.
  • b. they were usually expected to work outside the
    home.
  • c. their children spent most of their days at
    school and in organized activities.
  • d. they experienced greater equality in marriage.

48
"Double standard" refers to
  • a. stricter social and moral standards for women
    than for men in the 1920s.
  • b. lower wages women earned compared to those
    earned by men in the 1920s.
  • c. amount of work that women did both at home and
    outside the house in the 1920s.
  • d. unfair treatment of women in the workplace in
    the 1920s.

49
This artist produced intensely colored canvases
that captured the grandeur of New York.
  • Answer
  • Georgia O'Keefe

50
He was a small-town pilot who made the first
nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic.
  • Answer
  • Charles A. Lindbergh

51
This composer merged traditional elements of
music with American Jazz.
  • Answer
  • George Gershwin

52
This writer's poems celebrated youth and a life
of independence and freedom from traditional
restraints.
  • Answer
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay

53
In This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby,
this novelist portrayed wealthy people leading
hopelessly empty lives.
  • Answer
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

54
Wounded in World War I, this writer criticized
the glorification of war and introduced a tough,
simplified style of writing that set a new
literary standard.
  • Answer
  • Ernest Hemingway

55
The first American to win a Nobel prize for
literature, he used the character in Babbit to
mock Americans for their conformity and
materialism.
  • Answer
  • Sinclair Lewis

56
F. Scott Fitzgerald described the 1920s as the
  • a. Harlem Renaissance.
  • b. Jazz Age.
  • c. Prohibition Age.
  • d. Roaring Twenties.

57
Charles Lindbergh was famous as a(n)
  • a. politician.
  • b. composer.
  • c. inventor.
  • d. pilot.

58
_____ marked the works of many famous writers of
the 1920s, including the Lost Generation.
  • a. Fierce patriotism
  • b. Celebration of small-town life
  • c. Critical views of American culture
  • d. Deep respect for tradition

59
Concert music composer ___ was influenced by both
the music of ___ and traditional music.
  • a. Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin
  • b. Bessie Smith, Georgia O'Keeffe
  • c. George Gershwin, Louis Armstrong
  • d. Paul Robeson, Duke Ellington

60
Ernest Hemingway, author of The Sun Also Rises,
introduced ___.
  • a. a simplified style of writing
  • b. an elaborate style of writing
  • c. a patriotic movement in literature
  • d. glorification of war in literature

61
This black nationalist association was founded by
Marcus Garvey.
  • Answer
  • Universal Negro Improvement Association

62
This was a literary and artistic movement that
celebrated African-American culture.
  • Answer
  • Harlem Renaissance

63
Among the founders of this association was W. E.
B. Du Bois.
  • Answer
  • National Association for the Advancement of
    Colored People

64
In 1927, this singer became the highest paid
black artist in the world.
  • Answer
  • Bessie Smith

65
This major dramatic actor 's performance in
Shakespeare's Othello was widely acclaimed.
  • Answer
  • Paul Robeson

66
In many of her novels, books of folklore, poetry,
and short stories, this writer portrayed the
lives of poor,unschooled Southern African
Americans.
  • Answer
  • Zora Neale Hurston

67
This jazz pianist and composer won fame as one of
America's greatest composers. He wrote such
piecesas "Mood Indigo" and "Sophisticated Lady."
  • Answer
  • Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington

68
This trumpet player's astounding sense of rhythm
and ability to improvise has led many to consider
him the single most important and influential
musician in the history of jazz.
  • Answer
  • Louis Armstrong

69
This writer's militant verses urged African
Americans to resist prejudice and discrimination.
  • Answer
  • Claude McKay

70
This man was the Harlem Renaissance's best-known
poet, who described the difficult lives
ofworking-class African Americans.
  • Answer
  • Langston Hughes

71
This was caused by African American's changing
attitude toward's themselves and their search for
jobs.
  • Answer
  • The Great Migration

72
Under his leadership the NAACP made anti-lynching
laws one of its main priorities.
  • Answer
  • James Weldon Johnson

73
The Harlem Renaissance refers to
  • a. a struggle for civil rights led by the NAACP.
  • b. a population increase in Harlem in the 1920s.
  • c. a program to promote African-American owned
    businesses.
  • d. a celebration of African-American culture in
    literature and art.

74
The NAACP did all of the following except
  • a. fight for legislation to protect African
    Americans.
  • b. work with anti-lynching organizations.
  • c. propose that African Americans move back to
    Africa.
  • d. publish The Crisis.

75
Jazz music was born in New Orleans and was spread
to the North by such musicians as
  • a. Louis Armstrong.
  • b. Zora Neale Hurston.
  • c. Paul Robeson.
  • d. Langston Hughes.

76
The "Great Migration" of 1910-1920 refers to the
movement of ___.
  • a. immigrants from Europe to America
  • b. people from rural areas and towns to large
    cities
  • c. African Americans from the United States to
    Africa
  • d. African Americans from the South to northern
    cities

77
The ___ fought for legislation to protect
African-American rights under the leadership of
___.
  • a. NAACP,Marcus Garvey
  • b. UNIA, Langston Hughes
  • c. NAACP,James Weldon Johnson
  • d. UNIA, Claude McKay

78
This Democrat lost the presidential election of
1928.
  • Answer
  • Alfred E. Smith

79
This Republican won the presidential election of
1928.
  • Answer
  • Herbert Hoover

80
This term specifically refers to the stock market
crash of October 29, 1929.
  • Answer
  • Black Tuesday

81
This term is the name of the most widely used
measure of the stock market's health.
  • Answer
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average

82
In an effort to curb the financial loss farmers
were suffering, Congress tried to pass the
McNary-Haugenbill, which would have mandated
this on key crops.
  • Answer
  • Price Supports

83
This term refers to paying a small percentage of
a stock's price as a down payment and borrowing
the rest.
  • Answer
  • Buying on margin

84
This term refers to making extremely risky
business transactions on the chance of making
quick or considerable profits.
  • Answer
  • Speculation

85
This reduced the flow of goods into the United
States and prevented other countries from earning
American currency to buy American exports.
  • Answer
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act

86
This is an arrangement in which consumers agree
to buy now and pay later for purchases, often on
an installment plan that includes interest
charges.
  • Answer
  • credit

87
This is the period from 1924 to 1940 in which the
economy plummeted and unemployment skyrocketed.
  • Answer
  • Great Depression

88
Which of the following increased in the 1920s?
  • a. farmers' debts
  • b. prices for farm products
  • c. foreign demand for U.S. farm products
  • d. domestic demand for U.S. farm products

89
Which was not a cause of the Great Depression?
  • a. tariffs on foreign goods
  • b. the availability of easy credit
  • c. a growing number of homeless people
  • d. a crisis in the farm sector

90
What does buying a stock on margin mean?
  • a. purchasing the stock outside the regular stock
    exchange
  • b. buying the stock for someone else
  • c. paying less than the market price of the stock
  • d. borrowing money to help pay for the stock

91
Buying stocks on the chance of a quick profit
without considering risks is known as
  • a. buying on margin.
  • b. speculation.
  • c. profit-taking.
  • d. living on credit.

92
Within a few years, the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
led to
  • a. a dramatic drop in world trade.
  • b. Hoover's reelection as president.
  • c. more demand for American manufactured goods.
  • d. an unequal distribution of income in the
    United States.

93
All of the following were important causes of the
Great Depression except
  • a. both individuals and businesses built up large
    debts because of easy credit.
  • b. tariffs on foreign imports were lowered.
  • c. the federal government did not insure people's
    bank accounts.
  • d. the stock market crashed.

94
Which was not a cause of the Dust Bowl?
  • a. drought
  • b. high winds
  • c. thick layers of prairie grasses
  • d. overproduction of crops

95
Which of the following was not an effect of the
Great Depression?
  • a. Many children had a poor diet.
  • b. Many families became homeless.
  • c. Many men became unemployed.
  • d. Many people started farming.

96
What name was given to the men and boys who rode
the rails as they searched for work?
  • a. Bonus Marchers
  • b. Speculators
  • c. Hoboes
  • d. Okies

97
An example of the psychological stress caused by
the Great Depression was the rise in the number of
  • a. children who were malnourished.
  • b. people who committed suicide.
  • c. women who worked outside the home.
  • d. men who stood in bread lines.

98
One long-range effect of the Great Depression was
that many people
  • a. grew to like President Hoover.
  • b. became risk takers in the stock market.
  • c. developed habits of saving and thriftiness.
  • d. came to believe in small government.

99
Causes of the farming crisis of the 1920s
included the fact that
  • a. demand for crops fell after World War I.
  • b. most people did not own electric
    refrigerators.
  • c. the Dust Bowl took much land out of
    production.
  • d. federal price-supports of corn and wheat were
    not effective.

100
After the stock market crash, how did President
Hoover try to help the economy?
  • a. by closing banks
  • b. by lowering foreign tariffs
  • c. by funding handouts of food and clothing
  • d. by asking businesses not to lay off employees

101
Who made up the Bonus Army that marched on
Washington?
  • a. World War I veterans and their families
  • b. farmers forced off their land by dust storms
  • c. unemployed industrial workers and their
    families
  • d. business and labor leaders who agreed to work
    together

102
Which candidates ran for president in 1932?
  • a. Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover
  • b. Calvin Coolidge and Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • c. Herbert Hoover and Alfred E. Smith
  • d. Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt

103
Which of the following describes a government
system for giving payments or food to the poor?
  • a. rugged individualism
  • b. direct relief
  • c. Bonus Army
  • d. price support

104
In calling shantytowns "Hoovervilles," people
conveyed their
  • a. patriotism.
  • b. trust in Hoover.
  • c. disgust with Hoover.
  • d. grudging respect for Hoover.

105
The aim of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act was to
  • a. encourage new construction.
  • b. increase the value of homes and farms.
  • c. make it easier for banks to foreclose on farms
    and homes.
  • d. prevent farmers and homeowners from losing
    their property.

106
Herbert Hoover's approach to the Depression
economy was based on a belief in
  • voluntary cooperation.
  • b. separation of church and state.
  • c. the golden rule.
  • d. direct government relief.

107
During the Great Depression, the overall
unemployment rate was about
  • a. 100 percent.
  • b. 75 percent.
  • c. 25 percent.
  • d. 10 percent.

108
This established the Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation (FDIC), with the greater goal of
restoring public confidence in the banking system.
  • Answer
  • Glass-Steagall Banking Act

109
This provided direct relief in the form of food
and clothing to the neediest people hit by
thedepression--the unemployed, the aged, and the
ill.
  • Answer
  • Federal Emergency Relief Administration

110
This helped to create prosperity in a
poverty-stricken region by providing funds to
build and repairdams, flood-control projects,
and power plants.
  • Answer
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

111
This paid farmers to lower production and, in
some cases, to destroy crops, with the greater
goal ofraising crop prices and farm income.
  • Answer
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act

112
This put almost 3 million young men to work
building roads, developing parks, and helping
insoil-erosion and flood-control projects.
  • Answer
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

113
This authorized the Treasury Department to
inspect banks and to close those that were
unsound, with the greater goal of restoring
public confidence in the banking system.
  • Answer
  • Emergency Banking Relief Act

114
This created an administration that set fair
prices on many products and established labor
standards, with the greater goal of ensuring fair
business practices and promoting industrial
growth.
  • Answer
  • National Industrial Recovery Act

115
This required corporations to provide complete
information on all stock offerings, with the
greater goalof restoring public confidence in
the stock market.
  • Answer
  • Federal Securities Act

116
What was the first major action Roosevelt took as
president?
  • a. He called the first meeting of the "Brain
    Trust.
  • b. He proposed a reorganization of the Supreme
    Court.
  • c. He closed all of the nation's banks and
    ordered inspections.
  • d. He established the Civil Works Administration
    to provide job relief.

117
Which of the following was not a goal of the New
Deal?
  • a. increase crop production
  • b. relief for the needy
  • c. economic recovery
  • d. financial reform

118
Which of the following was the main objective of
the Agricultural Adjustment Act?
  • a. to increase farm production
  • b. to raise prices of farm products
  • c. to provide pensions for retired farmers
  • d. to encourage more people to enter farming

119
Which of the following pieces of New Deal
legislation was ruled unconstitutional by the
Supreme Court?
  • a. Wagner Act
  • b. Social Security Act
  • c. Emergency Banking Relief Act
  • d. National Industrial Recovery Act

120
Which of the following reached a new high during
Roosevelt's first term as president?
  • a. tariff rates
  • b. employment rates
  • c. the national debt
  • d. per capita income

121
Which of the following of Roosevelt's ideas
failed to become a law?
  • a. federally supported loans for housing
  • b. the reorganization of the Supreme Court
  • c. the establishment of regional planning
    authorities
  • d. the creation of a federally supported pension
    program

122
This required corporations to provide complete,
truthful information on all stock offerings.
  • Answer
  • Federal Securities Act

123
This was created to reform, and to restore
confidence in, the stock market by providing a
means to monitor the market and to enforce laws
regarding the sales of stocks and bonds.
  • Answer
  • Securities and Exchange Commission

124
This set a national minimum hourly wage and
prohibited factory labor for children under
sixteen years of age.
  • Answer
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

125
Created through the Glass-Steagall Banking Act of
1933, this originally protected up to 5,000 of
an individual's bank account.
  • Answer
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

126
___ were least likely to be a part of the New
Deal coalition.
  • a. Rural Democrats
  • b. African Americans
  • c. Southern Republicans
  • d. Unionized industrial workers

127
By decreasing farm surpluses, New Deal policies
helped to ___.
  • a. lower the cost of food
  • b. increase the food supply
  • c. raise the price of farm goods
  • d. combat the effects of the Dust Bowl

128
___ claimed that the New Deal policies were
inadequate and proposed a social program called
Share-Our-Wealth.
  • a. Huey Long
  • b. Francis Townsend
  • c. John L. Lewis
  • d. Charles Coughlin

129
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration was
most helpful to___.
  • a. farmers in isolated rural areas
  • b. the unemployed, the aged, and the ill
  • c. politicians and business owners
  • d. mass-production industrial workers

130
The American public perceived many
characteristics in President Roosevelt, but ___
was probably not one of them.
  • a. Compassion
  • b. Determination
  • c. self-confidence
  • d. economic conservatism

131
The Supreme Court ruled that the ___ was
unconstitutional on the grounds that its
provisions were local matters and should be
regulated by the states.
  • a. Federal Securities Act
  • b. Fair Labor Standards Act
  • c. Wagner Act
  • d. Agricultural Adjustment Act

132
Which of the following was most directly
responsible for creating new jobs and putting
people to work?
  • a. Social Security Act
  • b. Fair Labor Standards Act
  • c. National Labor Relations Act
  • d. Works Progress Administration

133
What role did Eleanor Roosevelt play in the
Roosevelt administration?
  • a. She served as a cabinet member.
  • b. She focused on being an excellent hostess.
  • c. She was an important advisor on foreign
    policy.
  • d. She was an important advisor on domestic
    policy.

134
This protected the right of workers to join
unions and established the National Labor
Relations Board to settle disputes between
employers and employees.
  • Answer
  • Wagner Act

135
This provided for bank inspections by the
Treasury Department and a means for making
federal loans to solid banks.
  • Answer
  • Emergency Banking Relief Act

136
This provided a pension for retired workers and
their spouses and aided people with disabilities,
poor mothers with dependent children, and the
needy elderly.
  • Answer
  • Social Security Act

137
This addressed the problems of unemployment and
poverty by creating jobs that ranged from
theconstruction of airports and libraries to the
sewing of clothing for the needy.
  • Answer
  • Works Progress Administration

138
Who was the first woman to serve in the cabinet?
  • a. Arlene Francis
  • b. Frances Perkins
  • c. Eleanor Roosevelt
  • d. Mary McLeod Bethune

139
___ helped organize the "Black Cabinet," a group
of influential African Americans who advised
theRoosevelt administration on racial issues.
  • a. Dorothea Lange
  • b. Mary McLeod Bethune
  • c. Frances Perkins
  • d. Eleanor Roosevelt

140
Who wrote the novel The Grapes of Wrath about the
grim lives of Oklahomans fleeing the Dust Bowl
during the Depression?
  • a. Grant Wood
  • b. John Steinbeck
  • c. Richard Wright
  • d. Dorothea Lange

141
___ used music to express the hardships of
American life during the Depression.
  • a. Woody Guthrie
  • b. Grant Wood
  • c. Diego Rivera
  • d. Richard Wright

142
Of the following New Deal policies, ___ had the
biggest long-term impact on the American economy.
  • a. Social Security Act
  • b. Civilian Conservation Corps
  • c. Tennessee Valley Authority
  • d. Federal Emergency Relief Administration

143
The _____ reflected President Roosevelt's concern
for the natural environment.
  • a. Civil Works Administration
  • b. National Youth Administration
  • c. Civilian Conservation Corps
  • d. Works Progress Administration

144
His classic novel, Native Son, depicts the
difficulties faced by a young man trying to
survive in a racistworld.
  • Answer
  • Richard Wright

145
His famous painting, "American Gothic," depicts
two stern-faced farmers standing stiffly in front
of their farmhouse.
  • Answer
  • Grant Wood

146
This classic novel written by John Steinbeck
focuses on the difficulties faced by people who,
forced off the Great Plains during the Dust Bowl,
move to California.
  • Answer
  • The Grapes of Wrath

147
One of the most popular movies of all time, this
sweeping drama about life among Southern
plantation owners during the Civil War starred
Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable.
  • Answer
  • Gone with the Wind

148
This actor, director, producer, and writer
created one of the most famous radio broadcasts
of all time, "The War of the Worlds," and
directed the movie classic, Citizen Kane.
  • Answer
  • Orson Welles
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