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1920's

Chapters 24 and 25

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What was a 1929 law that limited immigration, particularly that of southern and eastern Europeans and Asians? National Origins Act
What was the 1920's also known as besides "the era of the flaming youth?" "Jazz Age"
What became a popular way to keep up with news, advertise, and to entertain in the '20s? Radio
What was a conservative attitude of mind, mostly held by Baptists and Methodists, that was a reason people believed the cities to be evil? Fundamentalism
What was a court trial involving a young Tennessee biology teacher, named John Scopes, and a Tennessee law that banned the teaching of Darwin's Theory of Evolution? Scopes "Monkey" Trial
Which amendment was ratified in 1919, that prohibited alcohol from being made, sold, or transported? Eighteenth Amendment
What was a group of white Protestants, born in America, that clothed themselves in robes and hoods, and tortured people groups they disliked? Ku Klux Klan
What was a celebration of African American culture that was a literary and artistic movement in a modern sense, and that Zora Neale Hurston was an important part of? Harlem Renaissance
What speed up production and cut costs by taking the product to the worker? Assembly Line
Who was a self made billionaire due to his producing an affordable car thanks to the assembly line? Henry Ford
What was it called when Albert Fall, Secretary of the Interior, accepted bribes from oil companies so they could lease an oil field meant as an emergency supply for the US Navy? Teapot Dome Scandal
What was a treaty, signed in 1928 by 15 nations, that said disputes between countries should be settled peacefully? Kellogg-Briand Pact
What was the policy of the United States in the 1920's towards nations in the Western Hemisphere? "Good Neighbor"
What happened in 1929 that was the result of many investors buying large numbers of stock and was one cause of the Great Depression? Stock Market Crash of 1929
What was it called when WWI veterans gathered in Washington, DC and demanded payment of their bonus that Congress had approved in 1924? Bonus Army
What were the camp communities for those who lost their homes in the Great Depression nicknamed? Hoovervilles
What were people called who illegally sold alcohol during Prohibition? Bootlegger
When more people began attending sports events in the '20s who was one person who began to gain national attention for his athletic ability? Jim Thorpe
Who were 2 anarchist immigrants from Italy who were denied a fair trial on murder charges and were later executed? Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Who was a writer and symbol of the "lost generation" or the generation of people in their early 20s after WWI who were unhappy with world as a whole? F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who was a major leader of the Pan-African Movement who wanted blacks to return to Africa and helped to establish pride and power to resist unjust treatment in African Americans, called the "New Negro?" Marcus Garvey
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