Warren G. Harding
president who called for a return to normalcy following WWI
a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947)
mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
division of labor
Division of work into a number of separate tasks to be performed by different workers
a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation
A general term used to describe all transactions involving the buying and selling of stock shares issued by a company.
elected Vice President and succeeded as 30th President of the United States when Harding died in 1923 (1872-1933)
31st President of the United States
The manufacture of many identical products by the division of labor into many small repetitive tasks. This method was introduced into the manufacture of pottery by Josiah Wedgwood and into the spinning of cotton thread by Richard Arkwright. (602)
Name for the 1920s, because of the popularity of jazz-a new type of American music that combined African rhythms, blues, and ragtime
United States jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
This man was well known for making the Harlem Renaissance famous because of his poems.
a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
Popular image of the decade as a period of prosperity, optimism and changing morals; symbolized best by the "flapper"
message that is transmitted by radio or television
He was a famous baseball player who played for the Yankees. He helped developed a rising popularity for professional sports.
a famous boxer in the 20's
Helen Willis Moody
most famous women's tennis player of her time. Best American female tennis player ever!
someone who operates an aircraft
United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928)
the first African-American woman to receive a pilot's license and the first to become a stunt pilot
a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
stock market crash of 1929
plunge in stock market prices that marked the beginning of the Great Depression
the state of being unemployed or not having a job
a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
an obligation to pay or do something
Unplanned slum development on the margins of cities, dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard.
people who rent a plot of land from another person, and farm it in exchange for a share of the crop
an activity or gift that benefits the public at large
a region subject to dust storms
United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
United States writer noted for her novel about the South during the Civil War (1900-1949)
United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
shows where the largest number of people live in the world
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the US during Great Depression and World War II
electricity produced by water power
the historic period (1933-1940) in the U.S. during which President Franklin Roosevelt's economic policies were implemented
social welfare program in the U.S.
the act of controlling or directing according to rule
the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay
a place where food is dispensed to the needy