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AP US history 1920's help?

Postby sebastiano » Thu Jul 09, 1987 10:31 pm

i have a worksheet to do, and i need some help. i only possibly know about half of the answers. help on any or all of the questions will be greatly appreciated! :) plus explanations if you really wanna be helpful! :D

1. Industrial committees which helped mobilize the country's war efforts during World War I were:

a.) instrumental in preventing corruption and labor dissension from crippling the mobilization campaign
b.) so dominated by greedy businessmen cashing in on the war that they were disbanded and replaced by the War Industries Board
c.) the key to an efficient war effort following the collapse of the War Industries Board
d.) ruled unconstitutional by the conservative Supreme Court and were forced to reorganize as unfunded private consulting groups
e.) not formed until so late in the war effort that they had little impact other than to streamline the process for the transfer of men and equipment from the United States to France

2. All of the following contributed to the period of intolerance after World War I EXCEPT:

a.) fear of Bolsheviks
b.) Sacco-Vanzetti case
c.) anti-immigration laws
d.) anti-semitism and Catholic-baiting
e.) power of organized labor

3. The fear of left-wing subversion during the 1920's was reflected in the:

a.) America First Committee
b.) trial of Sacco and Vanzetti
c.) Scopes trial
d.) Palmer raids
e.) Army-McCarthy hearings

4. The post WWI Ku Klux Klan advocated all of the following EXCEPT:

a.) fundamentalist religion
b.) opposition to birth control
c.) opposition to prohibition
d.) repression of pacifists
e.) anti-Catholicism

5. Which of the following writers is NOT considered part of the "Lost Generation?"

a.) Langston Hughes
b.) F. Scott Fitzgerald
c.) Ernest Hemingway
d.) E. E. Cummings
e.) Gertrude Stein

6. Prohibition failed because:

a.) organized crime controlled illegal liquor production
b.) many Americans believed the law interfered with their personal freedom
c.) rural America failed to support it
d.) it adversely affected American productivity
e.) the costs of enforcing it were too expensive

7. The consumer culture that emerged in the 1920's was largely due to
a.) the pro business attitude of the federal government
b.) stock market speculation
c.) mass-production manufacturing techniques
d.) installment buying
e.) the emergence of the corporation

those are all of the questions! some of them i think i know, like i think 5 is A and 7 is D, but others im not so sure about. any help will be appreciated! if you answer my question, ill answer any you have! :)
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AP US history 1920's help?

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AP US history 1920's help?

Postby bothan » Sat May 28, 2005 1:08 pm

Is it not in your book? I mean I know the answers to most if not all of these but I always used my textbook whenever I had something like this, however I will give you a hint to solving number 6

Think of Al Capone.....what was he?
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AP US history 1920's help?

Postby sampson » Fri Aug 01, 2008 10:35 pm

Is it not in your book? I mean I know the answers to most if not all of these but I always used my textbook whenever I had something like this, however I will give you a hint to solving number 6

Think of Al Capone.....what was he?
Dont cheat
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AP US history 1920's help?

Postby curney13 » Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:18 am

i have a worksheet to do, and i need some help. i only possibly know about half of the answers. help on any or all of the questions will be greatly appreciated! :) plus explanations if you really wanna be helpful! :D

1. Industrial committees which helped mobilize the country's war efforts during World War I were:

a.) instrumental in preventing corruption and labor dissension from crippling the mobilization campaign
b.) so dominated by greedy businessmen cashing in on the war that they were disbanded and replaced by the War Industries Board
c.) the key to an efficient war effort following the collapse of the War Industries Board
d.) ruled unconstitutional by the conservative Supreme Court and were forced to reorganize as unfunded private consulting groups
e.) not formed until so late in the war effort that they had little impact other than to streamline the process for the transfer of men and equipment from the United States to France

2. All of the following contributed to the period of intolerance after World War I EXCEPT:

a.) fear of Bolsheviks
b.) Sacco-Vanzetti case
c.) anti-immigration laws
d.) anti-semitism and Catholic-baiting
e.) power of organized labor

3. The fear of left-wing subversion during the 1920's was reflected in the:

a.) America First Committee
b.) trial of Sacco and Vanzetti
c.) Scopes trial
d.) Palmer raids
e.) Army-McCarthy hearings

4. The post WWI Ku Klux Klan advocated all of the following EXCEPT:

a.) fundamentalist religion
b.) opposition to birth control
c.) opposition to prohibition
d.) repression of pacifists
e.) anti-Catholicism

5. Which of the following writers is NOT considered part of the "Lost Generation?"

a.) Langston Hughes
b.) F. Scott Fitzgerald
c.) Ernest Hemingway
d.) E. E. Cummings
e.) Gertrude Stein

6. Prohibition failed because:

a.) organized crime controlled illegal liquor production
b.) many Americans believed the law interfered with their personal freedom
c.) rural America failed to support it
d.) it adversely affected American productivity
e.) the costs of enforcing it were too expensive

7. The consumer culture that emerged in the 1920's was largely due to
a.) the pro business attitude of the federal government
b.) stock market speculation
c.) mass-production manufacturing techniques
d.) installment buying
e.) the emergence of the corporation

those are all of the questions! some of them i think i know, like i think 5 is A and 7 is D, but others im not so sure about. any help will be appreciated! if you answer my question, ill answer any you have! :)
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