Herbert Hoover vs Al Smith: The Election of 1928


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What was Al Smith's religion?

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1. Who did the KKK support in the Deep South in the Election of 1928?

2. Which candidate in the 1928 Election had been governor of New York?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This election encompasses a lot of information. This quiz/worksheet, however, will center around topics like religion, the KKK, former occupations of candidates, Prohibition, and anti-Catholicism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More precisely, know you're going to be asked about:

  • The religion of Al Smith
  • Which party the KKK supported
  • Who had been New York's governor
  • Smith and Hoover's outlooks on Prohibition
  • The relationship between Isolationism and anti-Catholicism

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the opinions of Hoover and Smith on Prohibition
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding anti-Catholicism's spawn from Isolationism
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about presidential support in a new light

Additional Learning

Go ahead and watch our video lesson, Herbert Hoover vs Al Smith: The Election of 1928. This lesson will further inform you on the election of 1928 with topics like:

  • Anti-Catholicism
  • Results of the election
  • Candidates of the election