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Chapter 11 Vocab

QuestionAnswer
Model T a reliable car the avg. American could afford
Scientific Mang. experts to improve his mass-production techniques
assembly line movable ways to move things along a factory line
consumer revolution a flood of new affordable goods became available to the public
installment buying a consumer would make small down payement and then pay the rest of the debt in regular monthly payements
Bull market a period of rising stock prices
buying on margin another form of buying on credit
Teapot Dome scandal Secratary of the Interior leased govt, oil reserves to private oilmean in return for bribes
Washington Naval Disarmament Conference to reduce arms race and size ofnavies of major powers
Kellogg-Briand Pact to "outlaw war...as an instrument of national policy"
Dawes Plan arranged U.S. loans to Germany
Modernism a growing trend to emphasize science and secular values over traditional ideas about religion
Fundamentalism emphasized Protestant teachings and the belief that every word in the Bible was truth
Scopes Trial Tennessee school teacher for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution
Quota System to govern immigration from specific countries
Ku Klux Klan to terrotize African Americans who sought to vote
Prohibition the banning of alcohol use
18th Admendment forbade the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcohol anywhere in the U.S
Volstead Act a law that offically enforced the Admendment
Bootloggers sold illegal alcohal to consumers
The Jazz Singer the first movie with sound synchronized to the action
Flapper a young woman with short skirts and rouged cheeks who had their hair cropped close in a style known as a bob
Lost Generation Americans writers of the 1920s because they no longer had faith in the cultural guideposts of the Victorian Era
Charles Lindbergh the airline industry
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