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Roaring Twenties

Secretary of Interior Albert Fall was secretly bribed by oil executives to lease them government land in Teapot Dome, Wyoming Teapot Dome Scandal
Albert Falls Who was first Cabinet official to be sent to prison?
a good man but betrayed by members of his cabinet President Warren Harding
nickname of Harding’s corrupt cabinet Ohio Gang
stock market experienced a “bull market”, installment buying or buying on credit begins, economic boom President Calvin Coolidge
his use of the moving assembly line led to the mass production of automobiles, as the cost of Ford’s Model T decreased the number of Americans that owned a car greatly increased Henry Ford
A large number of African American artists, musicians, and writers had begun to settle in Harlem in New York City in the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance
famous painter from the 1920’s that painted many urban and Southwest U.S. scenes Georgia O'Keefe
1920’s novelist, most famous work was the Great Gatsby which depicted the lives of the wealthy during the 1920’s F. Scott Fitzgerald
1920’s novelist, The Grapes of Wrath told the story of Oklahoma farmers during the Dust Bowl John Steinbeck
1920’s painter, most famous paintings were of the Great Migration Jacob Lawerence
1920’s poet, wrote about the Great Migration and discrimination towards African Americans Langston Hughes
famous 1920’s jazz musicians Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington
fear of communism and anarchy during the 1920’s Red Scare
buying a product on credit or putting a small percent down and making monthly payments Installment buying
millions of African Americans moved to northern cities in search of better jobs and opportunities Great migration
women who wore shorter dresses, bobbed hair and makeup flappers
made law by 18th amendment, lasted from 1920-1933 Prohibition
illegal bars speakeasies
Led to - speakeasies (illegal bars); bootleggers; rise in organized crime (Al Capone) Prohibition
Led to - paved and expanded roads; creation of suburbs; new restaurants and hotels, creation of millions of new jobs Automobiles
one of the biggest economic booms in U.S. history "Coolidge Prosperity"
high school biology teacher, John Scopes, was put on trial for violating Tennessee state law which prohibited the teaching Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Scopes Trial
had a resurgence during the 1920’s; starting targeting immigrants, Catholics, Jews KKK
people who were against all immigration to the U.S. Nativists
Created by: rhs0214