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chapter 8

Jazz Age

supply-side economics an economic theory that lower taxes will boost the economy as businesses and individuals invest their money, thereby creating higher tax revenue.
cooperative individualism president Hoover's policy of encouraging manufactures and distributors to form their own organizations and volunteer information to the federal government in an effort to stimulate the economy.
isolation a national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs.
mass production the production of large quantities of goods using machinery and often an assembly line.
assembly line a production system with machines and workers arranged so that each person performs an assigned task again and again as the item passes before him or her.
model T automobile built by person Ford Motor Company from 1908 until 1927
nativism hostility toward immigrants
anarchist a person who believes that there should be no government.
evolution the scientific theory that humans and other forms of life have evolved over time.
creationism the belief that God created the world and everything in it, usually in the way described in the Bible.
speakeasy a place where alcoholic beverages are sold illegally.
bohemian unconventional, not bound by the rules of society.
mas media medium of communication (such as t.v. and radio) intended to reach a wide audience.
Jazz American style of music that developed from ragtime and blues and that uses syncopate rhythms and improvisation.
blues style of music evolving from African American spirituals and noted for it's melancholy sound.
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