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Roaring 20s

Mrs. Brown's Roaring 20's

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He started the "Back to Africa" Movement and emphasized racial pride Marcus Garvey
The great awakening of African American culture during the Jazz age in New York Harlem Renaissance
The movement of African Americans from the South to the North. They were looking to find better jobs and less descrimination Great Migration
New group of writers who rejected material wealth: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Lewis, etc. Lost Generation
A section of New York City where song-writing and musical ideas mixed together to form popular music. Tin Pan Alley
New independent women who wore shorter skirts and hair, drank, danced, and smoked in public Flapers
Gave Women the right to vote 19th Amendment
Court case about Bible vs. Science. It was considered the trial of the century. It was the 1st ever broadcast on the radio. Scopes "monkey" Trial
Illegal "secret" bars that operated during prohibition Speakeasy
Secretly making and smuggling alcohol Bootlegging
Banned the making, sale, and distribution of alcohol - Prohibition 18th Amendment
A leader of the Temperance Movement, her brother was an alcoholic Francis Willard
Fought against alcohol. This led to the passage of the 18th Amendment and America's "failed experiment" Temperance Movement
Buying something at low cost and hoping to sell at a high price for a quick and easy profit. Mostly real estate and stock market. Speculation Boom
1st person to fly over the Atlantic Ocean Charles Lindbergh
Designed a sea plan that could land on and take off of water Glenn Curtis
Opened the Ford Motor Company, used the assembly line to produce cars. Gave many people jobs, paid good wages. Henry Ford
Producing cars by moving them along a conveyor belt while workers completed their assigned task. Made mass production of cars possible. Assembly Line
Laissez-faire, rise of automobiles, new industries, better production techniques, age of mass consumption all contributed to what? Factors that led to 20's prosperity
President 1929 - 1932 believed in rugged individualism. Herbert Hoover
American's were strong because they were given equal opportunity, free education, and had the will to succeed. Rugged Individualism
President from 1923 - 1928 believed that "the business of America is business" Calvin Coolidge
President Harding's cabinet members leased oil rich public land to friends in return for bribes Tea Pot Dome Scandal
President from 1921 - 1923, wanted "return to normalcy" after WWI Warren Harding
A time in American history known for prosperity, flappers, prohibition, and Jazz. The roaring 20's
The belief that different races competed for survival, the rich were rich because they were superior humans. Social Darwinism
Pseudoscience belief that the human race could be improved through breeding Eugenics
beliefs, theories, or practices that seem to be scientific, but are not based on actual facts Pseudoscience
Italian immigrants who were tried and executed on little evidence. Many believed they were executed because they were immigrants and communists. Sacco and Vanzetti
People were scared that communists would take over the US The Red Scare
The policy that made America shut itself off from other countries after WWI Isolationism
Repealed the 18th Amendment - People could drink alcohol again. 21st Amendment
Attorney General Mitchell Palmer rounded up 4,000 suspected Communists without warrants and had them jailed or deported often without evidence of wrongdoing Palmer Raids
Wrote the book "The Great Gatsby" about life in the 1920's F. Scott Fitzgerald
Paying a low down payment and then making weekly, monthly, or yearly payments, created large amounts of debt. Buying on Credit
This granted full citizenship to Native Americans American Citizenship Act 1924
Attorney General during the 1st Red Scare. He launched a series of raids after a bomb was planted on his porch in an attempt to assassinate him. Mitchell Palmer
They invented the 1st airplane. The Wright Brothers
He was a teacher who violated Tennessee law by teaching evolution, was tried and found guilty and made to pay a $100 fine. John Scopes
He was the prosecutor in the Scopes "Monkey" Trial William Jennings Bryan
He was the defending attorney for John Scopes in the Scopes "Monkey" Trial Clarence Darrow
Due to the rise of Nativism, the Ku Klux Klan began to to target not only African Americans, but also Jews, Catholics and immigrants. The membership soared during the 1920's. Rise of the KKK
Producing large amounts of items due to new production techniques, made items available at lower prices. Mass Production
Passed in 1921, 1924, and 1929 to keep immigrants out from Southern and Eastern Europe. Immigration Acts
Due to mass production and buying on credit, Americans were able to buy large amounts of items Mass Consumption
What is used to sell products, usually appeals to what makes people want to buy something. Advertising
Being successful or wealthy. The 20's were a time of this Prosperity
One of the 1st well known gangsters who started his career bootlegging alcohol during prohibition Al Capone
Prohibition led to this because people were willing to break the law to sell and drink alcohol. Gangsters rose up to power and became rich. Organized Crime
When a nation changes from "wartime" to "peacetime" status. Demobilization
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