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Ford Model T
an automobile that was the historic year that the automobile became popular.
automobiles
the twenties cars were popular , The first legitimate car that was common among Americans (assembly line production, because there was so much demand for it)
assembly line
assembly line made the production of cars faster. cars became more popular
electricity
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Thomas Edison
American Inventor of light bulb, phonograph and motion pictures.
social mobility
Movement up or down the social class ladder, movement from one social class to another
phonograph
record player
turns writing on records into sound
Telephone
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Wright Brothers
Invented the airplane
internal combustion
internal combustion engine
Self interest
an individual's own personal gain
competition
with other sellers one must lower cost in order to have their materials bout
price of goods
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price of labor
the percentage change in the cost minimizing quantity of labor with respect to a 1 percent change in the price of labor
Monopoly
a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
they can make there own prices, with no compitition (sellers )
division of labor
the type of arrangement in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job
Surplus
a quantity much larger than is needed
adaptation
the ability to adapt to surroundings
Cultural diffusion
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one person to another
QWERTY
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cumulative development
built upon previous capabilities that act as "building blocks" for later skills. steps to be taken with learning something new
Albert Einstein
theory of relativity, quantum theory, string theory,
relativity
Einstein's theory that all aspects of the physical universe must be defined in relative terms
gravity
a force of attraction between objects that is due to their masses
Atom
smallest particle of an element
E = mc2
theory of relativity, e=energy m=mass c=speed of light,
Albert Einstein
Newton
English mathematician and physicist
developed calculus
Charles Darwin
English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)
biologest
evolution
the gradual change in a species over time,
change in an organism over time, process by which modern organisms have descended from ancient organisms
Natural selection
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment,
Scopes Trial
Charles Darwin Scope trial
- evolution over believes in higher power
- time of evangelist - upset with the decay of morals in society (people being amoral)
- defence to John was an agnostic man
- William believed in the first testament was the
- 1925 challenging Darwin's theory against the bible
- The jury found Scops guilty - but sit led to others turning sides
- Evolution
creationism
Belief that all life was created by God
no evoloution
Nobel Prize
a prestigious award given to bright minded people
Nobel created TnT
Marie Curie
Mme. Curie
- She had a physics/math degree
- Studied in Paris because
- Became a professor in Paris
- Research in radioactivity - polonium
- Nobel prize twice 1.phycial science 2.chem
- Dad was a respected scientist - learned more (aprentest ship )
- died of radioactivity
radioactivity
the process by which an unstable nucleus gives off nuclear radiation
Lister
English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
antiseptic
a substance that destroys organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
Ragtime
Hybrid (left hand - Africa right hand -European)
type of music that blended African-American songs and European musical forms
Scott Joplin
United States composer who was the first creator of ragtime to write down his compositions (1868-1917)
syncopation
music (especially dance music) has a syncopated rhythm
, irregularity in musical rhythm
piano/player piano
piano could play itself, place a song in the slot and the piano would play. scrolls were made with the notes stamped into them
sheet music
not many learned to read it.
Jazz
mobile
different beat (off beat)
insterments - band group
no more music boxes
instruments
woodwinds/brass/percussion/strings
vocals
woman vocials
improvisation
jazz players would play off of one an other, play freely
mobility
insterments could be moved around unlike a panio.
jazz shows/clubs
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Cinema
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Charlie Chaplin
English comedian and film maker portrayed a downtrodden little man in baggy pants and bowler hat
slapstick comedy
Low comedy in which humor depends entirely on physical actions
electricity
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urbanization
movement of people from rural areas to cities
Modernism
leading away from traditions and on to new things like the turn of the century
Impressionism
19th century painting,
artists went against realism by painting their impressions of objects or moments.
originality
to think and act independently
steeping out of line to do what you want (do have your own way of doing things)
Empire
a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
Cafes
were used as a place for lower class men to get together in a heated area with indoor pluming.
Picasso
famous painter
impressionism
cubism
a style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes
fauvism
means wild beast- wild color, powerful, brutal brushwork
Marc Chagall
Russian painter,stained glass windows and illustrated books
social liberalism
immigration/ equality
photography
able to capture scenes with film
, the act of taking and printing photographs
also use of printing press
Gaugin
french post-impressionist painterpainted colonies, showing an idea of an "Eden-like" society
Van Gogh
impressionist artist
Matisse
French painter and sculptor