APUSH Chapter 32 Vocabulary

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Henry Ford

the 1920's industrial wizard whose assembly line techniques made possible the production of 20 million of his autos by 1930

18th Amendment & Volstead Act

the two laws which combined in 1919 to make up the US experiment in prohibition

Emergency Quota Act

the 1921 law in which the number of immigrants was restricted to three percent of a given nationality living in the US in 1910

Bruce Barton

the author of the 1925 book The Man Nobody Knows which set forth the thesis that Jesus was the greatest adman of all time

criminal syndicalism laws

in the early 1920's, several states passed these laws that made the mere advocacy of violence to secure social change unlawful

Jack Dempsey & George H. Ruth

the 1920's athletes, one a boxer and the other a baseball player, who symbolized the commercialization of sports in that decade

Scopes' Monkey Trial

the nickname for the 1925 trial in Dayton, Tennessee, on evolution

William Faulkner

in two of his novels, this author of As I Lay Dying (1930) and The Sound and the Fury (1929) peeled back the layers of time and consciousness from the constricted souls of his ingrown Southern characters

Al Capone

the 1920's gang leader and bootlegger suspected of organizing the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929

Florida

real estate speculation was so rampant in the 1920's that some people were duped in to buying underwater lots in this state

W.C. Handy

the 1920's composer of the jazz classic "St. Louis Blues"

Sigmund Freud

the Viennese physician whos views on sexual repression became popular in the 1920's

Theodore Dreiser

An American Tragedy (1925) dealt with the murder of a pregnant working girl by her socially ambitious young lover. Name the author

The Great Gatsby

the 1925 F. Scott Fitzgerald novel in which he speaks of the glamour and cruelty of an achievement-oriented society

The Birth of a Nation

the early D.W. Griffith movie which glorified the Ku Klux Klan of Reconstruction days and defamed blacks

The Great Train Robbery

the real birth of moving pictures came in 1903 when this movie was shown in five-cent theater popularly called nickelodeons

Bureau of the Budget

in 1921, alarmed by the rapidly growing national debt, Congress created this agency to assist the president in preparing careful estimates of receipts and expenditures for submission to Congress

Ezra Pound

this erratic Idahoan poet of the 1920's deserted America for Europe, rejected what he called "an old bitch civilzation, gone in the teeth," and proclaimed his doctrine "Make it New"

Frederick W. Taylor

the 1920's engineer who sought to eliminate wasted motion in the manufacturing of autos. His epitaph reads "Father of Scientific Management"

Immigration Act of 1924

the 1920's legislation that restricted US immigration quotas to two percent of a given nationality living in the US in 1890

big red scare

hysterical fears of the Soviet Union and labor unrest in 1919-1920 led to this nationwide crusade against left-wingers

The Jazz Singer

the first "talkie" picture starring Al Jolson, a white performer in a black face

T.S. Eliot

in 1922 this Ezra Pound-influenced poet wrote "The Waste Land," one of the most impenetrable but influential poems of the century

New Ku Klux Klan

the 1920's movement that was an extremist, ultra-conservative uprising against many of the forces of diversity and modernity that were transforming the American culture

Charles A. Lindbergh

the man who succeeded in winning $25,000 for flying from New York to Paris in 33 hours and 39 minutes in 1927

John Dewey

the professor of education of the early 1900's who advocated so-called progressive eduction in which one learns by doing

Claude McKay & Langston Hughes

the two gifted writers who led a black renaissance which took root in uptown Harlem after WWI

Robert Frost

the 1920's San Francisco poet who wrote hauntingly about his adopted New England

Henry L. Mencken

the 1920's critic of American Society, marriage, patriotism, democracy, prohibition, the South, and Puritanism, all of which felt the sting of his acid wit

A. Mitchell Palmer

the US attorney general during the period 1919-1920 who zealously arrested radicals suspected of un-American activities

Clarence Darrow

the lawyer who opposed William Jennings Bryan in the 1925 trial in Dayton, Tennessee, over evolution

Rockefeller Foundation

the group that launched a massive public health program in the South in 1909 and virtually wiped out hookworm by the 1920's

Eugene O'Neill

the New York dramatist and Princeton dropout who wrote such plays as his 1928 Strange Interlude and won the Nobel Prize in 1936

Sacco-Vanzetti

the famous 1921 Massachusetts murder trial in which the outcome and execution of the defendants were heavily influenced by anti-foreign and anti-radical thinking

Babbitt

in addition to Main Street, Sinclair Lewis wrote this novel about a prosperous, vulgar, middle-class real estate broker who slavishly conformed to the materialism of his group

Margaret Sanger

the leader of the organized birth control movement of the 1920's that openly advocated the use of contraceptives

Louis Armstrong

the famous jazz musician and trumpeter of the 1920's who was a member of King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band

Seattle

the city where a 1919 strike prompted the mayor to call federal troops to head off the "anarchy of Russia"

The Sun Also Rises

the 1926 Hemingway novel that told of disillusioned, spiritually-numb American expatriates in Europe

American Mercury

the magazine H.L. Mencken used to wield his rapier pen criticizing American society

Andrew W. Mellon

the secretary of the treasury of the 1920's who reduced taxes and reduced the national debt by $10 billion

Billy Sunday

the 1920's evangelist who proposed filling American jails so full of Bolsheviks "that their feet would stick out the window"

Edith Wharton

the cosmopolitan New Yorker who won a Pulitzer prize in 1921 for The Age of Innocence, a satirical novel on aristocratic society

Willa Cather

the 1920's Virginia-born novelist known for her stark but sympathetic portrayals of pioneering on the prairies

Paul Whiteman

the leader of the all-white band of the 1920's which made popular and made profits from the musical creativity of the black musicians of the era

Winesburg, Ohio

in this 1919 novel, Sherwood Anderson dissected various fictional personalities of small-town America

Frank Lloyd Wright

the famous American architect of the 1920's who advanced the theory that buildings should grow from their sites and not just imitate Greece and Rome

Wilbur & Orville Wright

the brothers whose experiments with heavier-than-air craft finally succeeded in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17th, 1903

A Farewell to Arms

the 1929 Hemingway novel considered one of the finest novels in any language about the war experience

Georges Carpentier

Jack Dempsey's opponent in the 1st "million dollar gate" in 1921

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