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Chapter 7 The 20's

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Why did the sale of consumer goods increase after World War I? Factories returned to producing consumer goods.
Installment buying enabled people to buy goods without paying the whole price at once.
Tariffs increased prices of products from other countries
US farmers experienced difficulties during the 1920s because after the war ended, the demand for farm goods decreased
Congress limited immigration in the 1920s by requiring a literacy test
Henry Ford increased production of the Model T by utilizing the assembly line
Charles Lindbergh became famous by successfully flying over the Atlantic Ocean from New York City to Paris
Prohibition failed primarily because after the war ended, Americans no longer wanted prohibition laws
One of the things that radio did in the 1920s was bringing a common culture to Americans
Ernest Hemingway was famous for his plain but vivid writing style
The 1920s was a great time of creativity for African American writers, musicians, and artists
Prohibition was a government plan to stop people from making, selling, or transporting alcoholic beverages
A suburb is a community or neighborhood that lies outside a city
A commercial industry is an industry that is run to make a profit
Renaissance is French for rebirth, used to describe a time of great interest and activity in the arts
Installment buying is a method of purchasing items that allows people to make payments each month until the item is paid for
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