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7.2: The 1920s in the World & the United States  Follow along in the student packet: “Content students MUST KNOW to be successful on the GHSGT” (p. 128-130)

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2 7.2: The 1920s in the World & the United States  Follow along in the student packet: “Content students MUST KNOW to be successful on the GHSGT” (p ) Click Here

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4 The 1920s

5 Glenwood Stove Ad 1920s consumerism led to luxury living: New appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, & vacuums

6 Flappers & the Harlem Renaissance

7 The 1920s

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10 Prohibition (18 th Amendment)

11 Meanwhile…in Europe

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14 Totalitarianism: Fascism & Communism

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16 The decade of the 1920's is characterized by 1. the expansion of the goals of Progressivism 2. the dominance of the Democratic Party in presidential politics 3. growing intolerance for minorities and foreigners 4. a tendency of the United States to pursue an aggressive foreign policy 5. the decrease in the independence of the American female

17 Henry Ford’s most noteworthy contribution to industry is the 1. Invention of buying cars on credit 2. Invention of the computer 3. Innovation of “interchangeable parts” 4. Perfection of the assembly line process of mass production

18 What invention in the 1910's became even more popular after World War I and changed the way information was transmitted? 1. radio 2. television 3. mass mailings 4. newspapers 0 5 SPEED 10

19 Which would most likely be true in a totalitarian system? Citizens enjoy great personal freedom. 2. Political parties compete actively in national elections. 3. There are few checks on the power of the ruler. 4. Private organizations have great influence on government. 10

20 The phrase “Harlem Renaissance” refers to African-American political gains during the Reconstruction period. 2. African-American achievements in art, literature, and music during the 1920s. 3. a religious revival that swept African-American communities in the 1950s. 4. a series of urban renewal projects that were part of the Great Society program of the 1960s. 10

21 Italy showed its military prowess and provided a glimpse into its fascist government when it invaded which of these countries prior to WWII? Ethiopia 2. Greece 3. Sudan 4. China 10

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24 What does the political cartoon show? the need for skilled immigrants to fill jobs created in the boom following the first World War 2. the effects of a new law limiting immigration to the United States 3. the desire of reformers to provide services for new immigrants 4. the eagerness of the government to settle immigrants further inland rather than in Eastern cities 10


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