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History chapter 24

lesson 2

TermDefinition
Nellie Tayloe Ross and Miriam Ferguson first women to serve as governors in the USA
Flappers women who challenged traditional ideas of womanhood by wearing makeup, short dresses and a bob
Bessie Coleman became the first African American women to have a pilite license
Radicals people who believe in an extreme change in government
Red Scare a fear of communists, or reds
Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer bomb exploded outside his home
Palmer Raids government agents arrested thousands of suspected radicals, often with no evidence
Anarchists people opposed to organized government
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanztti charged with murder and robbery of a factory paymaster and his guard
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) founded in 1920, to defend people's civil rights
The emergency Quota Act of 1921 limited the total number of immigrants from western Europe
The National Origins Act of 1924 banned immigration from East Asia entirely and further reduced the number of immigrant allowed to enter the country
18th Amendment banded the sell, use, transportation, or production of alcoholic beverages
Volstead Act sets fines and punishments for disobeying prohibition
Speakeasies illegal bars
Bootleggers organized criminals that illegally sold alcohol or smuggled it from Canada or mexico
Al Capone gained control of the alcohol trade by murdering the competition nickname = scarface
21st Amendment ended prohibition
Fundamentalism characterized by the belief in a literal, word-for-word, interpretation of the bible
Scopes Trial John T. Scopes was put on trial for teaching evolution because it interfered with the bible
Clarence Darrow led ACLU defense team for Scopes
William Jennings Bryan assisted the prosecution
Great Migration African Americans moving north to get jobs
Marcus Garvey encouraged black people around the world to express pride in their culture
United Latin American Citizens (LUCAC worked to end unfair treatment such as segregation in schools and voting restrictions
Indian Citizenship granted citizenship to native americans
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