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Chapter 20 AM H Study Guide
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In the late 1800s, ______ and ______ began transforming the US into an urban nation. The _____________ accelerated those changes. The challenge of traditional ________ helped ignite of revolution in manners and ________. The ________ symbolized this revolution. Of course, not all young women became ________, and not everyone questioned traditional _______.
industrialization, immigration, Great War, views, morals, flapper, flappers, values
________ was an issue for young working women, as they had less time to spend maintaining elaborate ____ or _______. Working women were, generally, single _______ women; but the number of married women working did ________ from 1920-1930. However, many buisiness remained _________ against women seeking professional posts
Convenience, wardrobes, hairstyles, white, increase, prejudiced
As of 1920, women could vote in _____ elections. At first, some politicians feared that women might vote as a _____, or special-intrest group; but most women voted along the same lines as ______. Jeannette _______ of Montana won election to the US House of Represenatives in 1916, becoming the _____ woman to serve in either house of Congress
all, bloc, men, Rankin, first
The major _________ change of the 1920s was a movement away from the ______. Farmers had done well for the first two ______ of the century. After the war, however, market prices ____ while the costs of operation ____.
demographic, countryside, decades, dropped, rose
As industries expanded during the 1920s, many jobs opened up for _______ in the North. However, African American factory workers often faced anger and hatred from ______, who believed that _____ would work for lower ______ and take their jobs
African Americans, whites, migrants, wages
During the 1920s, Congress acted to limit ______, especially from southern and eastern _______ and also from _______ and ________. Since the limits did not apply to the nations in the Americas, employers turned to immigrants from ____ and _____ to fill low-paying jobs.
immigration, Europe, China, Japan, Mexico, Canada
Charles Lindbergh, in his plane, ____________________, became the first person to fly solo _______ from New York to Paris.
Spirit of St Louis, non-stop
Amelia _________ became the first woman to fly solo across the atlantic. A few years later, she tried to fly around the _____; but her plane dissapeared while crossing the _________
Earhart, world, Pacific Ocean
Spectator _________ became big buisness throughout the 1920s. The new, heavy ________ of sports led to larger ____ and more ____.
sports, commercialization, audiences, revenues.
Films, nationwide news gathering, and the new industry of radio broadcasting produced the beginnings of a _______________. The _________ are print, film, and broadcast methods of communicating info to large numbers of people
national culture, mass media
During the 1920s, newspapers increased both in _______ and _________, or readership. A newspaper chain, owned by a single ______ or ________, often bought up two of a city's established papers and _______ them.
size, circulation, individual, company, merged
The larger the circulation, the more money that ______ would pay to market their products in the paper and the greater the profits for the _______
_________ of the 1920s replaced serious news with entertainment that focused on _________, sports, and sensational stories about _______ and __________. The sales of _________ also rose, just like newspapers. These publications provided a variety of _______ in a form that most people could easily digest
tabloids, fashion, crimes, scandals, magazines, info
In 1920, the nation had its first commercial radio station in ________, Pennsylvania. As radio grew, to reach more people, networks such as the ________________ linked many individual stations together.
Pittsburgh, National Broadcasting Company
Jazz grew out of the African American music of the _______, especially ragtime and blues. Many _________ listeners began hearing the new sound for the first time in the 1920s, which came to be called the _________.
south, radio, Jazz Age
One of the most popular places to listen to jazz was ________, a district on the northern end of ___________. When flappers danced to jazz on the radio or to a live jazz band, most likely they did the _________. This dance took over the dance __________ and ___________ in the 1920s and became a national fad.
Harlem, Manhattan, charleston, halls, ballrooms
American painters of the 1920s showed the nation's ______ side, from cities to ________, from streets to ________. Others painted natural __________ such as flowers, animal _______, and landscapes.
rougher, coal mines, barrooms, objects, bones
Not just a national center for jazz, Harlem also became the home of an African American ________ awakening of the 1920s known as the Harlem __________
Americans who chose to defy the ______ Act, which provided a system of enforcing the 18th Amendment, needed to find a private source of alcoholic beverages, turning to the _______ for this source. Speakeasies were ______ that opened illegally.
Volstead, bootleggers, bars
The complexity of supplying liquor helped lead to the development of _______. In many cases, many of these groups found that by joining _______ they could create an organization large and efficient enough to handle the entire operation. This then led oranizations to move into other ______ activities.
organized crime, forces, illegal
Fundamentalists denounced the _______ theory, saying that it contradicts the history of ________ as stated in the bible. Tennessee passed laws preventing this teaching in schools, but a science teacher named John T. ______ agreed to challenge the laws as unconstitutional. This began the case popularly known as the __________.
evolution, creation, scopes, scopes trial
The summer of 1919 became known as the __________ due to the mob violence between white and black Americans throughout several US cities
During the 1920s, membership of the __________ grew tremendously. The group's focus shifted to defend their own white-protestant culture against any group, not just ________, that seemed to them ________. Throughout these years, the __________ worked in vain to pass federal anti-lynching laws. African Americans also faced discrimination when exercising their ______ rights in local and national elections.
KKK, blacks, un-American, NAACP, political
Some African Americans dreamed of a new _________ where they could live in peace. Marcus __________ tried to make that dream a reality. He raised money through the _____________ and urged African Americans to return to ____________ to create a self-governing nation
homeland, Garvey, Universal Negro Improvement Association, Motherland African
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