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Chapter 11 History

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1. Model T a reliable car the average American can afford
2. scientific management experts to improve mass production techniques
3. assembly line at each step, a worker added something to construct the automobile
4. consumer revolution a flood of new, affordable goods became available to the public
5. installment buying a consumer would make a small down payment and then pay off the rest of the debt in monthly payments
6. bull market a period of rising stock prices
7. buying on margin another form of buying on credit
8. Teapot Dome scandal Arranged to get oil for the navy, instead loaned the oil to consumers
9. Washington Naval Disarmament Conference raised hopes that nations could solve disagreements without resorting to war
10. Kellogg-Briand Pact an attempt to prevent war in 1928
11. Dawes Plan arranged U.S. loans to Germany
12. modernism the growing trend to emphasize science and secular values over traditional ideas about religion
13. fundamentalism emphasized Protestant teachings and the belief that word in the Bible was literal truth
14. Scopes Trial Fundamentalism and modernism clashed head-on
15. quota system to govern immigration from specific countries
16. Ku Klux Klan In 1915, on Stone Mountain in Georgia, a group revived the KKK
17. Prohibition the banning of alcohol
18. Eighteenth Amendment forbade the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcohol
19. Volstead Act a law that officially enforced the 18th amendment
20. Bootlegger sold illegal alcohol to consumers
21. The Jazz Singer the first movie with sound synchronized to the action
22. flapper a young woman with short skirts and rouged cheeks who had her hair cropped
23. "Lost Generation" writers of the 1920s because they no longer had faith in the cultural guideposts of the Victorian era
Created by: abullard3