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Ch. 11

TermDefinition
President Harding The president before Calvin Coolidge, he died. Was part of a scandal.
Tea Pot Dome Scandle Illegal deals made with oil executives to drill in Teapot Dome, Wyoming.
President Coolidge Became president when Harding died. He believed that people would be rewarded if they worked hard.
Laissez-Faire Economic theory that promotes leaving business unregulated.
Isolationist One opposed to U.S. involvement in foreign affairs.
Kellogg- Briand Pact International agreement in which nations agreed to refrain from war.
Assembly Line Process of assembling a product whereby workers at various stations add parts to it.
Installment Plan Buying on credit and repaying the amount in monthly payments.
Henry Ford Revolutionized the automobile. Found a way to make a car affordable for most people. He used the assembly line method.
"Ohio Gang" Harding's corrupt friends from Ohio. They used their government positions to make money illegally.
Prohibition The banning of the manufacture, sell, and possesion of alcoholic beverages.
Fundalism A belief that did not want evolution taught in school.
Evolution The theory that man kind evolved from another animal.
Louis Armstrong Was a famous musician. He was a jazz trumpeter. He spread New Orleans jazz to the north.
Charles A. Lindberg Was the first person (male) to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean alone.
F. Scott Fitzgerald His wife Zelda and I lived the fast-paced lifestyle of the Jazz Age. My most famous novel is The Great Gatsby.
Helen Wills A famous woman's tennis player of the 1920s.
Duke Ellington A jazz pianist and composer who often played at the Cotton Club in Harlem.
Langston Hughes The most famous writer of the Harlem Renaissance.
Charlie Chaplin The most popular male movie star during the 1920s.
Gertrude Ederle The first woman to swim the English Channel.
Amelia Earhart The first woman to fly nonstop across the Atlantic.
Babe Ruth Baseball's top home run hitter in the 1920s.
Ernest Hemmingway A famous writer of the Lost Generation.
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