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Chapter 11 Vocab

Chapter 11 Vocabulary

1) Mass Production- Production of goods in large numbers through the use of machinery and assembly lines.
2) Model T- Automobile manufactured by Henry Ford to be affordable on the mass market.
3) Scientific Management- Approach to improving efficiency, in which experts look at every step of the manufacturing process, trying to find ways to reduce time, effort, and expense.
4) Assembly line- Arrangement of equipment and workers in which work passes from operation to operation in direct line until the product is assembled.
5) Consumer revolution- Flood of new, affordable goods in the decades after World War I.
6) Installment buying- Method of purchase in which a buyer makes a small down-payment and then pays off the rest of the debt in regular monthly payments.
7) Bull market- Period of rising stock prices.
8) Buying on margin- System of buying stocks in which a buyer pays a small percentage of the purchase price while the broker advances the rest.
9) Teapot Dome scandal- Scandal during the Harding administration in which the Secretary of the Interior leased government oil reserves to private oilmen in return for bribes.
10) Washington Naval Disarmament Conference- Meeting held in 1921 and 1922 where world leaders agreed to limit construction of warships.
11) Kellogg-Briand Pact- 1928 agreement in which many nations agreed to outlaw war.
12) Dawes Plan- Agreement in which the United States loaned money to Germany, allowing Germany to make reparation payments to Britain and France.
13) Modernism- Trend that emphasized science and secular values over traditional ideas about religion.
14) Fundamentalism- Movement or attitude stressing strict and literal adherence to a set of basic principles.
15) Scopes Trial- 1925 trial of a Tennessee school teacher for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution.
16) Quota System- Arrangement that limited the number of immigrants who could enter the U.S. from specific countries.
17) Ku Klux Klan- organization that promotes hatred and discrimination against specific ethnic groups and religious groups.
18) Prohibition- The forbidding by law of the manufacture, transport, and sale of alcohol.
19) Eighteenth Amendment- Constitutional amendment banning the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcohol in the United States.
20) Volstead Act- Law enacted by Congress to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment.
21) Bootlegger- One who sells illegal alcohol.
22) The Jazz Singer- The first movie with sound synchronized to the action.
23) Flapper- Young woman from the 1920s who defied traditional rules of conduct and dress.
24) "Lost Generation"- Term for American writers of the 1920s marked by disillusion with WWI and a search for a new sense of meaning.
25) Jazz- American musical form developed by African Americans, based on improvisation and blending blues, ragtime, and European-based popular music.
26) Harlem Renaissance- Period during the 1920s in which African American novelists, poets, and artists celebrated their culture.
Created by: Andrew_Clark