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William Hale Thompson: Quiz


Question 1: He intensely disliked Robert Rutherford McCormick who published the ________.
Chicago TribuneLos Angeles TimesSam ZellChicago Cubs

Question 2: In 1927, ________'s support allowed Thompson to return to the mayor's office.
Chicago OutfitAmerican MafiaAl CaponeFrank Nitti

Question 3: Thompson was born in Boston, ________, but his family moved to Chicago when he was only nine days old.
MaineRhode IslandConnecticutMassachusetts

Question 4: After Thompson's defeat, the ________ wrote that
Chicago TribuneChicago CubsSam ZellLos Angeles Times

Question 5: [3] Always a flamboyant campaigner, during the 1927 election, Thompson held a debate between himself and two live ________ which he used to portray his opponents.

Question 6: According to Thompson, at this time the biggest enemy the United States had was King George V of the ________.
EnglandCanadaUnited KingdomWales

Question 7: He was mayor during the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 and was said to have control of the 75,000 ________ voters in his day.
African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African American cultureGreat Migration (African American)African American

Question 8: William Hale Thompson (May 14, 1869 – March 19, 1944) was mayor of ________ from 1915 to 1923 and again from 1927 to 1931.
ChicagoBlue Island, IllinoisBurr Ridge, IllinoisElmhurst, Illinois

Question 9: Cermak was an immigrant from ________, and Thompson used this fact to belittle him with ethnic slurs such as:
Czech RepublicBohemiaPragueMoravia

Question 10: Instead of college, he travelled in ________ and then took up ranching in Texas and New Mexico, returning to Chicago in 1892 after his father's death.
BalkansEastern EuropeWestern EuropeEurope


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