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Chapter 12 and 13
|Prejudice against foreign-born people.
|A policy of pulling away from involvement in world affairs.
|An economic and political system based on a single-party government ruled by a dictatorship .
|People who oppose any form of government.
|Sacco and Vanzetti
|Both were Italian immigrants and anarchists; both had evaded the draft during World War I.
|Established the maximum number of people who could enter the United States from each foreign country.
|John L. Lewis
|New leader of the United Mine Workers. Called his labor unions out on strike.
|Warren G. Harding
|described as a good-natured man who "looked like a president ought to look" he assumed presidency in 1921.
|Charles Evans Hughes
|Urged that no more warships be built for ten years. He suggested that the five major naval powers (U.S. GB Japan France Italy) scrap many of their largest warships.
|raised taxes on U.S. imports to 60 percent- the highest level ever. the tax protected u.s. businesses- from foreign competition.
|the presidents poker-playing cronies.
|Teapot Dome scandal
|the government had set aside oil-rich public lands for use by the u.s. navy.
|Albert B. Fall
|managed to get the oil reserves transferred from the navy to the interior department.
|fit into the pro-business spirit of the 1920s very well.
|cities spread in all directions.
|enabled people to buy goods over an extended period.
|manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic drinks were legally prohibited.
|to obtain liquor illegally, drinkers went underground to hidden saloons and nightclubs known as speakeasies.
|smuggled alcohol in from other countries.
|the protestant movement grounded in literal or non symbolic interpretation of the bible
|the most famous trail lawyer of the day. Defended scopes.
|fight over evolution and the role of science and religion in public schools and in the american society.
|an emancipated young women who embraced the new fashions and urban attitudes of the day.
|a set of principles granting greater sexual freedom to men than to women.
|Charles A Lindbergh
|made the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic.
|Merged traditional elements with american jazz.
|produced intensely colored canvases that captured the grandeur of New York.
|the first american to win the noble prize in literature.
|F. Scott Fitzgerald
|coined the term "Jazz age" to describe the 1920s
|Edna St. Vincent Millay
|wrote poems celebrating youth and a life of independence and freedom from traditional constraints.
|wounded in world war I became the best known expatriate author.
|Zora Neale Hurston
|was in a traveling theater company and attended Howard University.
|James Weldon Johnson
|poet, lawyer, and NAACP executive secretary.
|an immigrant from Jamaica believed that African Americans should build a separate society.
|a literary and artistic movement celebrating African-American culture.
|Claude McKay Langston
|urged African Americans to resist prejudice and discrimination.
|son of a former slave, became a major dramatic actor.
|a young trumpet player, his talent rocketed him to stardom in the jazz world.
|a jazz pianist and composer, led his ten-piece orchestra at the cotton club.
|a female blues singer, was perhaps the outstanding vocalists of the decade.
|the movements best known poet.