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Jazz Age

large scale product manufacturing usually done by machine increased number of products decreased cost mass production
this man was responsible for manufacturing the Model T on an assembly line making it the first affordable reliable automobile in the U.S. Henry Ford
period of falling stock prices; signals investors are worried Bear Market
period of rising stock prices; signals prosperity Bull Market
platform of warren harding (1920) to return us to a normal life after WWI; no progressive reforms; laissez fairez ecionomics normalcy
secretary of the interior under harding; involved in teapot dome scandal Andrew Mellon
scandal involving albert fall secretly leasing lands containing U.S. naval oil reserves in teapot dome wyoming to private interests and receiving bribes Teapot Dome Scandal
conference attended by leading nations to halt the arms race Washington Naval Conference
pact drawn up between us and france (signed by 62 nations) to outlaw war as an instrument of national policy Kellogg-Briand pact
no involvement in international politics and issues; americans wanted to be left alone to pursue prosperity isolationism
growing trend to emphasize science and secular (nonreligious) values over traditional ideas about religion and culure; seen n urban areas modernism
beliefs of those who favored a more traditonal views of relion culture and science; embraced by those in rural areas traditionalism
beliefs in basic truths of protestant religion including that every word of the bible was the literal truth fundamentalism
trend that challenged traditional ideas about marriage work etc and glorified youth and personal freedom new morality
Charles Darwin's theory that humans had developed from simpler life forms Darwinism
fundamentalist belief that the word and humans had been created by god as described in the bible Creationism
Tennessee state law that made it illegal to teach evolution in public schools Butler Act
trial of Tennessee public school teacher who was arrested for teaching evolution also known as the monkey trial John Scopes
established by the Emergency Quota Act and National Origins Act this system limited the number of immigrants from specific countries quota system
mainly rural group that targeted blacks, Jews, Catholics, and immigrants KKK
name given to the leader of the invisible empire (KKK) Imperial Wizard
Constitutional Amendment that prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcohol 19th Amendment
congressional act that made the enforcement of the 18th Amendment the responsibility of the us treasury dept. this gave the U.S. government police power police powers
people that sold illegal alcohol to consumers bootleggers
amendment that repealed the 18th amendment and ended prohibition 21st Amendment
radio newspaper movies and magazines; unified the nation and spread ideas and attitudes mass media
film star of silent films known for his portrayal of the little tramp Charlie Chaplin
american hero who flew the spirit of St. Louis across the atlantic first solo nonstop flight Charles Lindbergh
young women who was a symbol of the changing american woman short hair rouged cheeks short skirts flapper
name given by Gertrude stein to american writers of the 1920's who had lost faith in their culture and society (F. Scott Fitzgerald, ernest Hemingway) Lost Generation
relocation of millions of African Americans to northern cities in search of racial equality jobs a better life Great Migration
center of African American life in new York where 200000 blacks settled Harlem
african american leader who immigrated to harlem from jamaica established the universal negro improvement association promoted black consciousness or negro nationalism Marcus Garvey
American music from that is based on improvisation combining blues ragtime and european based popular music (Louis Armstrong) jazz
F. Scott Fitzgerald's name for the 1920s Jazz Age
famous jazz trumpet player from New Orleans Louis Armstrong
famous harlem nightclub where black musicians and singers performed for white audiences Cotton Club
spreading of African American culture by novelists poets and artists Harlem Renaissance
most famous of African American poets Langston Hughes
African American writer from Jamaica Claude Mckay
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