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Hristina Bundalo

Chapter 13 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
prohibition the banning of alcoholic drinks were sold and consumed illegally during prohibition
bootlegger a person who smuggled alcoholic drinks into the US during prohibition
fundamentalists a protestant religious movement grounded in the belief that all the stories and details in the bible are literally true
Clarence Darrow the most famous trial lawyer of the day to defend scopes
Scopes Trail a sensational 1925 court case in which biology teacher John T. Scopes was tried for challenging a Tennessee law that outlawed the teaching of evolution
Flapper one of the free thinking young women who embraced the few fashions and urban attitudes of the 1920's
double standard a set of principles granting greater sexual freedom to men than women
Charles A. Lindbergh made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic
George Gershwin created jazz
Georgia O'Keefeer produced intensely colored convases
Sin clair Lewis the first American to win a nobal prize in literature
F. Scott Fitzgerald who joined the team "Jazz Age" to describe the 1920's
Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote poems celebrating youth and life
Ernest Hemingway wounded in WW1 and became the best known evpatcates author
Zora Neale Hurston lived in Eatonville and loved adventure stories and myths
James Weldon Johnson poet, lawyer, and NAACP secretary
Marcus Carvy an immigrant from Jamaica
Harlem Renaissance a literary artistic movement celebrating afr. ame. culture
Claude McKay a novelist poet and Jamaican immigrant
Langston Hughes was the movements best- known poet
Paul Robertson the son of a one time slave, became a major dramatic actor
Louis Armstrong joined Olivers group which became known as the Creole Jazz Band
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington a jazz pianist and composer led his 10 piece orchestra at the club
Bessie Smith a female blues singer, was perhaps the outstanding vocalist of the decade
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