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WWI and Roaring 20's

Study Guide For WWI and Roaring 20's Exam

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Roaring 20's *Albert Fall- Albert Fall is first Cabinet official to be sent to prison
Teapot Dome Scandal Secretary of Interior Albert Fall was secretly bribed by oil executives to lease them government land in Teapot Dome, Wyoming .
President Calvin Coolidge stock market experienced a “bull market”, installment buying or buying on credit begins, economic boom
Henry Ford his use of the moving assembly line led to the mass production of automobiles, as the cost of Ford’s Model T decreased the number of Americans that owned a car greatly increased
Harlem Renaissance A large number of African American artists, musicians, and writers had begun to settle in Harlem in New York City in the 1920’s
Georgia O’keeffe famous painter from the 1920’s that painted many urban and Southwest U.S. scenes
F. Scott Fitzgerald 1920’s novelist, most famous work was the Great Gatsby which depicted the lives of the wealthy during the 1920’s
John Steinbeck 1920’s novelist, The Grapes of Wrath told the story of Oklahoma farmers during the Dust Bowl
Jacob Lawrence 1920’s painter, most famous paintings were of the Great Migration
Langston Hughes 1920’s poet, wrote about the Great Migration and discrimination towards African Americans
Duke Ellington, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong famous 1920’s jazz musicians
President Warren Harding Harding was a good man but betrayed by members of his cabinet Ohio Gang - nickname of Harding’s corrupt cabinet Teapot Dome Scandal - Cabinet member Albert Fall was sent to federal prison for taking a bribe from oil execs
Red Scare fear of communism and anarchy during the 1920’s
Installment Buying buying a product on credit or putting a small percent down and making monthly payments
Great Migration millions of African Americans moved to northern cities in search of better jobs and opportunities
Nativists people who were against all immigration to the U.S.
KKK had a resurgence during the 1920’s; starting targeting immigrants, Catholics, Jews
Harlem Renaissance led to widespread recognition of African American artists, musicians and writers Jazz Musicians Louis Armstrong Duke Ellington Bessie Smith (blues/jazz singer) Painting Jacob Lawrence - painted scenes of Great Migration
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