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1920's

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secret society in the southern U.S. that focuses on white supremacy and terrorizes other groups KKK
fashionable young woman intent on enjoying herself and flouting conventional standards of behavior. Flappers
revolutionized assembly-line modes of production for the automobile. Henery Ford
a form of a religion, especially Islam or Protestant Christianity, that upholds belief in the strict, literal interpretation of scripture. Fundamentalism
a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. Prohibition
common 19th century belief that organisms inherently improve themselves through progressive inherited change over time Evolutionism
manufacture of large quantities of standardized products, frequently utilizing assembly line technology Mass Production
repealed 18th amendment 21st amendment
modern popular culture transmitted via mass media and aimed particularly at younger people. Pop culture
the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place between the end of World War I and the middle of the 1930s Harlem Renassance
a period of general fear of communism red scare
quota system in 1921 to establish a maximum number of people who could enter the US from each foreign country Emergency Quota Act
Illegal places where alcohol could be found. Speakeasies
It was born in the early 1920s in New Orleans, where musicians blended instrumental ragtime and vocal blues into an exuberant new sound Jazz
People were spending money beyond their means. They bought goods on credit, where they agreed to buy now and pay later. Usually this was in the form of an installment plan and interest charges. credit
1929, the bottom fell out of the market, and the nation's confidence. The number of shares dumped that day was a record of 16.4 million. Black Tuesday
economic behavior of Americans to purchase non-essential products designed to make American life "easier." Consumerism
innovation in transportation allowed for making cities more accessible from rural areas, the automobile
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