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Red Scare

This was the feeling of parinoia over everyone being a communist in the US after WWI

Sacco and Vanzetti

The arrest and punishment by death of these two men in the 1920s showed the anti-foriegn feeling that exsisted in the US at the time

Speak Easies

They were places where alcohol was illegally sold in the 1920s

21st Amendment

This amendment repealed prohibition

Flappers

Women who adopted new styles of dress during the 1920s were called:

NAACP

This nationsl organization legally protects African Americans

W.E.B. Du Bois

This man founded the NAACP

Harlem Renaissnace

This was the name given to the explosion of african american creativity during the 1920s in the area of music, painting, theatre and poetry

Jazz

This great american musical achievement became popular during the 1920s

Lenin

This man was the communist leader of the Belcheviks who took over the Russian gov. in 1912. He pulled Russia out of WWI

Flappers Evolution Birth Control

These three examples of changes in morality that took place in american society in the 1920s

Republicans Cut Taxes Pre-business Laissez-Faire

These were the 4 characteristics of the presidents of the 1920s

Tea Pot Dome

This scandle marred the presidency of Warren G. Harding and showed how deep the corruption was in his cabinet

Pride in Unity and Back to Africa

What two messages did Marcus Garvey preach to african americans in the 1920s

The Great Migration

This was the mass movement of african americans from the south to the north from 1900-1930

Harding, Coolidge, and hoover

These were the 3 republican presidents of the 1920s

Henry Ford

This man introduced the ModelT to the world. He also invented the assembly line.

Over production, specualation, tarifss, and low intrest rates

These are generally considered the four main causes of the Great Depression

Bootleggers

These were people who brough alcohol into the country illegally during prohibition

18th amendment

This amendment made the sale and consumption of alcohol illegal in the US

Lost Generation

This is the collective name given to the writers of the 1920s. They generally wrote about materialism and the pointlessness of life

Harding

This republican became president in the 1920s. He called for a "return to normalcy"

Jeanette Renkin

This was the first woman elected to congress.

Margret Sanger

This woman was arrested for distributing birth control in NYC in the 1920s

Scopes/Monkey Trial

This trial raised a great debate over evolution and creation and what should be taught in public schools

Palmer Raids

These searches for communists in the early 1920s led to the arrest of many foreigners

Charles Lindburg

This man made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic. He flew from New York to Paris

Communism

This type of economic structure, the gov owns the means of production. There are no classes because everyone is equal

Jane Adams

This woman opened up the Hull House. It offered daycare, food, and jobs for very poor immigrants of Chicago

La Follette

This was the progressive governor of Wisconsin

Bull Moose

This was the name of the progressive party founded by TR when he ran for president the second time

Taft

What president followed TR as a very progressive president but became conservative as time went on

Gifford Pinchot

What was the name of the man the TR put in charge of the land that was set asside for conservation

The Assasination of Franz Ferdnand

What incident actually started WWI

Big Stick Policy

This foreign policy of TR was called this:

Lilly Lilicali

This woman was the rebel leader of Hawii. "Hawii was for the Hawiians"

Roosevelt Corralary

This stated that the US would act as a police force in Latin America and would interfere if it was thought that the gov in the region was a threat or unstable

Mathew Perry

This is the name of the american officer that opened Japan to the rest of the world

Dollar Diplomacy

President Taft came up with this foriegn policy idea that encouraged American business to invest in latin america to gain control of the area economically

Open Door Policy

Because the US didnt have a sphere of influence in China, John Hay, the US secretary of State, came up with a policy to give equal trade rights to all

Boxer Rebellion

This was a rebellion of Chinese common people to get foriegners to their nation

Sphere of Influence

What was the name given to the way that China was divided into areas of trade domintaion by the western, european nations in the late 1800s

Roosevelt

Under what presidency was the Panama Canal built

Plat Amendment

This document said that the US would pull out of Cuba only after it was givan a naval base and the right to interfere in cuban affairs

Teller Amendment

This document said that the US claimed no sovereignty over cuba

Roughriders

TR led this calvery up in San Juan Hill in the SA war

George Dewey

This man attacked the Philippines for the US

Josiah Strong

This man wrote a book called "our country" in this book he explained the superiority of anglo saxon race

Spanish-American War

This american war was fought over the theme of imperialism

Alice Paul and Lucy Burns

These women were instrumental in pressing the 19th amendment.

Carry Cat

This woman was president of the NAWSA

Federal Reserve Act

This legislation made the amount of money in the system flexible

Graduated Income Tax

This is the name given to a tax that increases in percentage with regards to how much money a certain individual makes

Wilson

This man won the election of 1912

Treaty of Versilles

This was the name of the treaty signed to end WWI

Schenck v US

This court case established the idea of a "clear and present danger"

Henery C Lodge

This man was the republican leader in congress who attempted to block the entrence of the US into the League of Nations

Square Deal

What was the name of TR plan to make society better for the common man

Florence Kelly

This woman fought to get rid of child labor and to reduce woman work hours

Capitalism

In this type of economic structure individual people own the means of production

Eugene V Debs

This is the name of the head of the socialist party in the US

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