The Roaring '20s through Hoover  (2)

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1 The mood of "normalcy" invoked by President Warren G. Harding connoted?:
a return to the Jeffersonian ideal of an agrarian republic.
strict government regulation of business.
turning away from Europe and away from the programs of the Progressive Era.
U. S. assertiveness and leadership in world affairs.
a progressive government that would care for the needs of the common man.

2 What was the significance of the Immigration Acts of 1921 and 1924?:
they limited immigration from Mexico for the first time.
they created a category of "special immigrants," which included relatives of U. S. citizens living abroad.
they made immigration requirements qualitative, rather than quantitative.
they set quotas on immigration from certain areas of Europe, Asia, and Africa.
they based annual quotas on a flat one-sixth of one percent of the national population in 1920.

3 The rapid growth of the automobile industry was made possible by?:
the introduction by Henry Ford of an eight-hour day and a minimum wage of $5 a day in 1914.
a ready market created by the rising standard of living and the increase of leisure time of the average American.
cooperation of labor and management in the trucking industry.
failure of trolleys and railroads to maintain a high standard in their facilities and operations.

4 I remarked, The man who builds a factory builds a temple; the man who works there, worships there?:
Warren G. Harding.
Robert La Follette.
Henry Ford.
Andrew Carnegie.
Calvin Coolidge.

5 American foreign policy toward Europe during the 1920s was characterized by a?:
willingness to forgive and forget the World War I debts owed to the U. S. government by former allies.
desire to lead and dominate the League of Nations.
trend toward isolationism, except for a willingness to enter into a treaty to curtail a naval arms race.
refusal to participate in the League of Nations but a willingness to join the World Court and abide by its decisions.

6 Which of the following statements is most consistent with the philosophy of Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association?:
blacks should demand integration in all areas of American society.
blacks should separate themselves from corrupt white American society.
blacks must elect their own candidates to state and national offices in order to become an integral part of white society.
blacks must prove their ability at manual jobs in order to achieve upward mobility.

7 Which of the following methods of fighting the Depression did President Herbert Hoover oppose throughout his administration?:
federal welfare programs to give relief directly to the poor.
an increase of taxes on wealthy individuals and corporations.
loans by the government to big businesses to keep them from failing.
increased state and local spending for public works programs.
continued promotion of cooperation and conferences between government and business.

8 In the eyes of John Maynard Keynes, the ultimate responsibility for full employment rested with the?:
good will of businessmen.
gold-producing countries.
trade unions.
natural forces of economic variables.
central government.

9 One of the major problems facing farmers in the 1920s was?:
the inability to purchase modern farm equipment.
passage of the McNary-Haugen Bill.
the prosecution of cooperatives under anti-trust laws.

10 Part of the reason for the stock market crash was?:
the high rate of deflation in the 1920s.
the tax policies of the 1920s, which especially hurt the wealthy who might otherwise have brought more stocks.
the buying of great amounts of stock "on margin."
the low tariff, which allowed imports to corner several important American markets.