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the roaring twenties

study guide for social studies

what is a flapper? a carefree woman who goes against traditional veiws
what is prohibition? what amendment started prohibition? time when manufacture, sale, and consumption of alcohol was illegal. the 18th amendment.
what amendment repealed prohibition? 21st amendment
what is a speakeasy? an illegal establishment where people drank alcohol
what is a bootlegger? a person who made illegal alcohol and promoted organized crime
what is credit? buy now, pay later
what three things led to the economic boom in the 1920's consumer products, credit, and advirtisements
name 2 examples of labor-saving products vacuum, washing machine, electric oven, etc
who produced the automobile by using the assembly line henry ford
name three industries increased as a result of the automobile road construction, oil, steel
what is a suburb? what caused an increase in suburbs? a town outside a city; the automobile
who invented the airplane? the wright brothers
who made the first solo transatlantic flight? Charles lindbergh
who invented the radio? guglielmo marconi
who invented the broadcast industry for radio? david sarnoff
who started NBC? david sarnoff
what was the great migration? what caused the great migration? the migration if African American from the south to the north and west in search of jobs
what artist painted urban and southwest scenes? Georgia O'Keeffe
name the novelist who portrayed the strength of poor migrant workers during the 1930's john steinbeck
what composer wrote popular musicals? Aaron copland
what novelist wrote about the jazz age in the 1920's F. Scott Fitzgerald
what composer combined classical music and American jazz and folk music? George Gershwin
what was the Harlem Renaissance African American artists, writers and musicians based in Harlem, NY. they revealed the freshness and variety of African American culture.
what painter chronicled the Great Migration? Jacob Lawrence
Name the poet who combined the experience of African and American cultural roots Langston Hughes
name two jazz musicians from the Harlem Renaissance Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong
name a famous blues singer from the Harlem Renaissance Bessie Smith
true or false: the Harlem Renaissance artists' popularity spread beyond Harlem to the rest of society True
vocabulary: Harlem Renaissance a period of time in the 1920's where African americans lived close to each other and talked, wrote, and composed songs about African americans and the rights that they should have.
vocabulary: culture is everything around you. it includes the language that people speak, the music people listen to, the religion people practice, the books people read, and the TV shows that people watch. It surrounds you.
People: Louis Armstrong one of the first people to come up with Jazz Music. he was very famous because he helped change the type of music people listen to. he influenced future musicians.
people: Babe Ruth the first major sports star. he helped make baseball popular, and changed what americans like to do for fun.
people: Langston Hughes a famous African American poet, writer, and artist who promoted the idea that African American should have equal rights.
how does culture affect peoples' lives? because it is all around us. it is everything from our music, language, religion, TV shows, books, and many other things.
how does culture change? it evolves. that means that people are influenced or changed by everything around them. they take those influences and change it to create something new.
how did the Harlem renaissance help the African American? it helped the African americans during the 1920's. African American writers, artists, and musicians, came to harlem to write music, stories, and make art that made African americans look good.
what was the goal of the Harlem renaissance? the goal was to make African americans feel proud to be African Americans during the time of the Jim Crow Laws and segregation.
what was America's economy like in the decade after WWI? it was very good. America cities were not destroyed by war and therefore, factories stayed opened and helped people make money. also, inventions were developed. American was strong, and was able to help Europe rebuild.
how did culture change for women during the 1920's? after WWI women demanded more rights. in 1919, the 19th amendment was passed which gave women the right to vote. women changed the way they dressed, they were called "flappers". they used style to show society they didn't need men.
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