A period of rising stock prices because of everyone buying new things that are not always necessary
Buying on Margin
A form of buying on credit: paying stock broker a portion of the amount of stock that you want and pay back what you bought over time
When many people of the 1920's bought the latest trend of something. Ex. cars, clothes, cleaning supplies, radios, refrigerators
October 29, 1929. The day that the stock market crashed, also the day of the start of the Great Depression.
Young rebellious women that wore makeup, shorter dresses, high heels, and had their hair in a style called a bob. (Not all women were flappers)
This was the main car that almost everyone had because it was so cheap and reliable, it also gave many people new jobs making the car and getting the supplies for the car.
The maker of the Model T and perfecter of the assembly line.
A step by step process where each person puts one piece of the car together.
Secretary of the Treasury: helped get the U.S. out of debt.
Teapot Dome Scandal
When sec. of the interior got a hold of the navy's oil and was going to use it just to get money and the scandal was how could it get this far and how could Harding let it get this far
The V.P. during Harding's time as Pres. but Pres. when Harding died. Didn't really do much with the government
The growing trend of new values over traditional values.
Prohibition/ Volstead Act
The banning of the sale, distribution, and making of alcohol
A clash between religion and science about teaching evolution in classes. John T. Scopes was teaching evolution and was arrested for it.
Setting a limit of how many people of each origin can be in the country. Ex. Emergency Quota Act, National Origins Act
A group of people that terrorized anyone who was not a W.A.S.P.
Back to Africa Movement
A movement that Marcus Garvey led to help bring A.A. back to Africa but it never followed through because of his tax fraud.
A very good trumpet jazz player
A time/ place where A.A. could express themselves through the arts, literature, jazz, etc. It was in northern industrialized cities