Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 23:
The Search for Security and Prosperity: The 1920s


In this chapter, a number of questions are presented after brief sections of text. Following is a pdf for the questions as well as the answers. Click on either one to have it printed.

Ch. 23 Questions     Ch. 23 Answers

Your Name:

  1. What is your opinion on Isolationism? Do you think it helps create peace or leads to more problems?[audio]

  2. An article in the newspaper describes the current economy as: over-producing products, having a shaky stock market, and that most people have high levels of debt. How is the economy doing? Support your answer.[audio]

  3. The chapter describes how the development of transportation, electricity, and movies changed peoples' lives. Think of another technological advancement that has changed peoples' lives, and describe how it has changed their lives.[audio]

  4. While you were shopping at the mall you noticed that the stores in the mall were selling more products then ever before and many of the stores had "for hire" signs posted. Explain how this helps the economy.[audio]

  5. Think of an example of mass culture that you and your friends have in common.[audio]