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Chapter 11 vocab

mass production production of goods in large numbers through the use of machinery and assembly lines.
Model T automoblie manufactured by henry ford to affordable on the mass market.
scientific management approaching to improving efficieny, in which experts looked at every step of a manufacturing process, trying to find ways to reduce time, effort, and expense.
assembly line arrangement of equipment and workers in which work passes from operation to operation in direct line until product is assembled.
consumer revolution flood of new afforadable goods in the decades after wwI.
installment buying method of purchase in which buyer makes a small down-payment and then pays off the rest of the debt in regular monthly payments.
bull market period of rising stock prices.
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.
teapot dome scandal scandal during the harding administration in which the secretary of the interior leased gov't oil reserves to private oilman in return for bribes.
washington naval disarmament conference meeting held in 1921 and 1922 where world leaders agreed to limit construction of warships.
kellogg-briand pact 1928 agreement in which many nations agreed to outlaw war.
dawes plan agreement in which the U.S loaned money to Germany, allowing Germany to make reprations to France and Britain.
modernism trend that established science and secular values over traditional ideas about religion.
fundamentalism movement of attitude stressing strict and literal adherence.
scopes trail 1925 trial of Tennesse school teacher for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution.
quota system arragment the limited the number of immigrants who could enter the U.S from specific.
ku klux klan organization that promotes hatred and discrimanation against specific ethinc and religous groups.
prohibition the forbidding by law of the manufacture, transport, and sale of alcohol.
18th amendment constitutional amendment banning the manfacture, distribution, and sale of alcohol in the U.S
volstead act law enacted by congress to enforce the 18th amendment.
bootlegger one who sells illegal alcohol.
the jazz singer the first movie with sound synchronized to action.
flapper young women from the 1920s who defined traditional rules of dress and conduct.
"lost generation" term for american writers of the 1920s marked by disillusion with WWI and a search for a new sense of meaning.
jazz american musical form developed by African AMericans, based on improvisation and blending blues, ragtime, and european based popular music.
harlem renaissance period during the 1920s in which African Americans novelists, poets, and artists celebrated their culture.
Created by: Peterj17