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Roaring 20s

assembly line manufacturing using a conveyor belt to move materials to 2workers who stay in one place to work
installment buying paying for items in small monthly payments
laissez-faire economics theory that business if free of government regulation will act in ways that benefit the nation
credit arrangement for delayed payment of a loaner purchase
tariff tax on imported good
flapper a young women eager to try the latest fashion dance or fad
mass media communications that reach a large audience
popular culture movies, fashions, songs, slang and other expressions of culture that appeal to many people
prohibition legal ban on alcohol imposed by the eighteenth amendment
speakeasies nightclubs that illegally served alcohol
evolution scientific theory of how life forms develop over millions of years
harlem renaissance a burst of African American culture in 1920s and 1930s
N.A.A.C.P group formed in 1909 to protect the rights of African Americans
herbert hoover republican president who failed to halt the Great Depression
bonus army wwl veterans who came to Washington seeking early payment of bonuses for wartime service
Franklin Delano roosevelt démocrate pressent
fireside chats series of radio talks
social security act law creating funds fo unemployed
dust bowl kanassas sand storm
sit-down strike union tactic
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