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10th U.S. Hist/ch 13

10th U.S. History the roaring twentiesVOCABULARY

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prohibition the eighteenth amendment
speakeasies illegal bars hidden
bootleggers practice of carrying liquor in the legs of boots
fundamentalism skeptical of some scientific discoveries and theories
Clarence Darrow famous trial lawyer of the day, defended Scopes
Scopes Trial a fight over evolution and the role of science and religion in public schools
double standard a set of principles granting greater sexual freedom to men to than women
flapper an emancipated young women who embraced the new fashions and urban attitudes of the day
Charles a. Lindbergh made the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic
George Gershwin merged traditional elements with american jazz, thus creating a new sound that was identifiably American
Georgia O'Keeffe produced intensely colored canvases that captured the grandeur of New York
Sinclair Lewis first american to win a Nobel Prize in literature, was among the era's most outspoken critics
F Scott Fitxgerald coined the term Jazz Age to describe the 1920's
Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote poems celebrating youth and a life of independence and freedom from traditional constraints
Ernest Hemingway wounded in world war 1 became the best known expatriate author
James Weldon Johnson poet, lawyer, and NAACP executive secretary
Marcus Garvey an immigrant form Jamaica, believed that African Americans should build their separate society
Harlem Renaissance a literary and artistic movement celebrating African American culture
Claude McKay a novelist, poem and Jamaican immigrant was a major figure militant verses urged African Americans to resist prejudice
Langston Hughes the movements best known poet
Paul Robeson the son of a one time slave, became a major dramatic actor
Louis Armstrong joined oliver's group which became known as the creole jazz band
Bessie Smith a female blues singer, was perhaps the outstanding vocalist of the decade
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