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History Chapter 9

Enjoying the Peace

Eighteenth Amendment Prohibition became law. Making, transporting, or selling any alcoholic beverage was illegal.
1920s During this time, many Americans were confused about whether or not the Bible was true.
civilian a person who is not serving in the military
insulin was discovered that it could treat diabetes by two doctors
Albert Einstein won the Nobel Prize for Physics
anarchist person who believes there should be no government
deposit money that is put in the bank
interest money that banks pay their depositors
organized crime criminal working together to break the law
stockholder person who owns stock in a company
suffrage means "right to vote"
Great Depression a hard time during America's history
Roaring Twenties many people called the years between 1920 and 1929
Black Tuesday the nickname for October 29, 1929 when the stock market crashed
Billy Sunday the man who left baseball to become a preacher
Babe Ruth the most famous baseball star in the 1920s
bull market the term used for rising stock prices
J. Gresham Machen the most respected Fundamentalist teacher during the 1920s
Charles Lindbergh the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
diphtheria a throat infection that killed many people
John Scopes was found guilty of teaching evolution
Reasons the stock market collapsed 1. people stopped buying as much 2. people began selling stocks for less than they had paid for them 3. bankers could not bring stock prices back up 4. stock prices began to fall quickly
Created by: PRO Teacher dsaff