Chapter 31 Exam

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Chapter 31
32.The red scare of 1919–1920 was provoked by a.the wartime migration of rural blacks to northern cities. b.the strict enforcement of prohibition laws. c.evolutionary science’s challenge to the biblical story of the Creation. d.the public’s association of labor violence with its fear of revolution. e.the threat created by the Communist Revolution in Russia.

33.Disillusioned by war and peace, Americans in the 1920s did all of the following except
a.denounce “radical” foreign ideas. b.condemn “un-American” life-styles. c.enter a decade of economic difficulties. d.shun diplomatic commitments to foreign countries. e.restrict immigration.

34.Businesspeople used the red scare to a.establish closed shops throughout the nation. b.break the backs of fledgling unions.
c.break the railroad strike of 1919. passage of laws making unions illegal. e.refuse to hire Communists.

35.The most tenacious pursuer of “radical” elements during the red scare was a.Frederick W. Taylor.
b.William Jennings Bryan.
c.J. Edgar Hoover.
d.F. Scott Fitzgerald.
e.A. Mitchell Palmer.
36.The post-World War I 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.

37.The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s was a reaction against a.capitalism. immigration laws passed in 1924.
c.the nativist movements that had their origins in the 1850s. d.race riots.
e.the forces of diversity and modernity that were transforming American culture.

38.Immigration restrictions of the 1920s were introduced as a result of a.increased migration of blacks to the North. b.the nativist belief that northern Europeans were superior to southern and eastern Europeans. c.a desire to rid the country of the quota system. d.the desire to halt immigration from Latin America. e.growing concern about urban overcrowding and crime.

39.The Immigration Act of 1924 was formulated to impose immigration quotas based on a.economic skills.
c.religious beliefs.
d.nationality. status.

40.Generally, the immigration quota system adopted in the 1920s tended to discriminate against
b.northern and western Europeans.
c.Latin Americans.
e.southern and eastern Europeans.

41.To achieve class and political solidarity, immigrant workers primarily had to overcome a.ethnic diversity.
b.the lack of a reform impulse in America. c.the lack of sufficient funds to form a union. d.the Immigration Act of 1924.
e.their loyalty to their homelands.

42.Enforcement of the Volstead Act...
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