The Roaring '20s through Hoover  (3)

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1 All of the following were part of American economic policy during the 1920s EXCEPT?:
lower taxes on the wealthy.
support of public works projects.
high tariffs.
limits on regulation of business.
opposition to parity prices for farmers.

2 In the 1920s, the United States government did all of the following EXCEPT?:
guarantee Franco-German and Belgian-German boundaries.
co-author an international pact that outlawed war as an instrument of national policy.
sponsor international plans to solve the reparations problem.
authorize loans to Germany.
participate in some agencies of the League of Nations.

3 The Kellog-Briand Pact of 1928 pledged the signatory nations to?:
join the League of Nations.
respect the Open Door Policy in China.
renounce war as an instrument of national policy.
create a binding regional security military alliance with one another.

4 The Republicans returned to power with the election of Warren G. Harding in 1920. The new president's call for a "return to normalcy" turned out to mean?:
low tariffs and high taxes.
a huge increase in government expenditures.
active participation in international affairs.
isolationism and protectionism.

5 The Coolidge administration?:
recognized the laborer's right to bargain collectively and to unionize.
formed a coalition with farmers to raise agricultural prices.
worked to help wealthy Americans through tax cuts and other pro-business activities.
passed federal regulations to protect child labor.

6 The Harlem Renaissance refers to?:
the movement of African-American artists, poets, and writers who expressed their pride in being black.
the "Lost Generation" of writers who moved to Europe during the 1920s.
the most famous jazz ensemble during the 1920s.
the name of the shipping company owned by the United Negro Improvement Association, promoting a "Back-To-Africa" movement.,

7 One of the most important economic transformations in the years after World War I was?:
the move from the Northeast and Midwest to the West Coast as the country's industrial heartland.
the shift in production from heavy industry to consumer goods and services.
a change from a more cooperative to a more adversarial relationship between government and business.
the shift from industry's reliance on railroads to reliance on the automobile.

8 One effect of the Great Depression on women was to?:
open up new opportunities for women in the professions.
drive most women out of the labor force by the time the economic crisis was over.
strengthen the belief that a woman's place was in the home.
gain increased public support for such feminist organizations as the National Woman's Party.

9 The Reconstruction Finance Corporation?:
was passed over Hoover's veto.
offered emergency loans to banks, farm mortgage associations, building and loan societies, and other such businesses to prevent bankruptcies.
was criticized for its alleged favoritism to farmers and workers.
all of these choices are correct.

10 One result of the "Dust Bowl" was that?:
California became the most populous state in the Union.
Mexican-Americans and African-Americans took advantage of the opportunity to settle abandoned land.
big, industrial agricultural cooperatives broke up into smaller units.
several million people on the Plains abandoned their farms and moved West.