Chapter 23: Homework

Discipline: Business Studies

Type of Paper: Case study

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 2 Words: 550


Answer both the Short Answer and the Review Questions; the vocabulary has been provided for you to study. Submit your answers to the dropbox labeled Chapter 23 Homework.  I will provide answers to you after your submission for you to use to study.  You will be graded on your effort.  By submitting the work, you are agreeing that this is your work and you have not worked with another student or copied their work.  You may submit up to the deadline but NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Short Answer Questions (these will be the basis for the short answer on the test)

  1. How did the spread of the automobile transform the United States?
  2. Why did the relationship between urban and rural America deteriorate in the 1920s?
  3. Why did the American economy collapse in 1929?

Homework Review (these questions will be the basis for the multiple choice questions)

  1. What characterized the period Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover described as a New Era in 1920?
  2. In its effort to create prosperity at home, what did the Harding administration support?
  3. What was the goal of the Washington Disarmament Conference?
  4. What was the purpose of the Dawes Plan, which was instituted in 1924?
  5. Which industry formed the keystone of the American economy in the 1920s?
  6. What was the outcome of the shift toward repetitive assembly-line work and specialized management divisions in the 1920s?
  7. Which relatively new industry in the 1920s linked the possession of material goods to the fulfillment of spiritual and emotional needs?
  8. Which element of the American economy during the 1920s lay at the heart of its fundamental lack of stability?
  9. What was Detroit’s second largest industry during the 1920s?
  10. Federal authorities sent Al Capone to prison on what charge?
  11. Describe the Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921, which gave federal assistance to states seeking to reduce high infant mortality rates?
  12. What factor diluted the influence of women in politics in the 1920s?
  13. During the 1920s, most American women who worked were employed in what area?
  14. What women were affected by the image of the new woman in American society in the 1920s?
  15. Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association urged black Americans in the 1920s to ___________________________________.
  16. Who wrote the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, an example of Harlem Renaissance literature?
  17. What was one result of the loosening of the traditional bonds of community, religion, and family in the United States in the 1920s?
  18. For which group of Americans did authors Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, and Sinclair Lewis speak?
  19. During the 1920s, how did rural Americans perceive cities?
  20. What was the purpose of the immigration laws of the 1920s, including the Johnson-Reed Act?
  21. What did the outcome of the Sacco and Vanzetti trial suggest about the United States in the 1920s?
  22. What accounted for the reemergence of the Ku Klux Klan in the United States in 1915?
  23. What was the central issue addressed by the highly publicized Scopes trial of 1925?
  24. What earned Herbert Hoover the nickname “the Great Humanitarian”?
  25. What characterized the U.S. economy when Herbert Hoover moved into the White House in 1929?
  26. What was one of the first signs of economic distress in the United States in the mid-1920s?
  27. What did President Hoover do to offer a solution to the human problems of the depression in 1929?
  28. What was the purpose of the President Hoover’s Reconstruction Finance Corporation, created in 1932?
  29. How did the Hoover administration respond to the World War I veterans who asked for the immediate payment of their pension or bonus?
  30. Which group sponsored a team of lawyers to defend the nine young black men in Scottsboro, Alabama, who were arrested on trumped-up rape charges in 1931?