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belief that one's land needs to be protected against immigration
Babe Ruth
Baseball player that became a national hero
Zora Neale Hurston
author whose work featured African American women as central characters
this style of music was influenced by Dixiland blues and ragtime.
Langston Hughes
writer who became a leading voice of the African American experience in the United States
Welfare Capitalism
a system in which companies allowed worker profit sharing, medical care benefits and pensions
Marcus Garvey
leader of the "back to Africa" movement
Charles Lindbergh
pilot of the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight
Duke Ellington
composer, pianist, and bandleader whose sound was a blend of improvisation and orchestration
payments Germany was required to make as punishment for starting the war
Kellogg-Briand Pact
attempted to outlaw war
Five-Party Naval LImitation Treaty
agreement to halt production of warships
Bessie Smith
singer who seemed to symbolize soul
Warren G. Harding
won presidency by appealing to American's desire to return to life as it was before the war.
Coolidge believed that part of his job
as president was to make sure that government interfered with business and industry as little as possible
Henry Ford's system for making cars
increased efficiency by dividing operations into simple tasks
Sacco and Vanzetti were viewed with suspicion
because they were Italian immigrants and anarchists.
New morality of the 1920s
glorified personal freedom
John T. Scopes was put on trial
after teaching evolution
The flowering of African AMerican arts in the 1920s became
known as the Glory Days
artistic and unconventional lifestyle in the 1920s
Mass Media
helped spread the new ideas and attitudes of the 1920s
Orville Wright
made the first crewed, powered flight in history
Great Migration
created powerful African American voting blocs in Northern cities
Police powers
a government's right to control people and property in the interest of public safety, health, welfare and morals
Herbert Hoover
established the Bureau of Aviation
illegal production and distribution of liquor
Managerial revolution
increased the ranks of the growing middle class
human beings developed from lower forms of life
Henry Ford
increased worker's wages in 1914 to $5 per day
The Ohio Gang was a
a group of Harding's friends
In the Teapot Dome scandal, Albert B. Fall
allowed private interests to lease lands containing US Navy oil reserves
An unintended effect of the Fordney-McCumber Act was
farmers could no longer sell their crops to overseas markets
The purpose of the Volstead Act was to
enforce prohibition
The golden age of Hollywood began in 1927 with the release of the first
"talking" motion picture
The Cotton Club
was a Harlem nightspot where many African American entertainers got their start
Andrew Mellon
chief architect of ecnomic policy in the United States during the 1920s
Fordney-McCumber Act
raised tariffs in an effort to protect American industry from foreign competition
Emergency Quota Act
limited immigration
the belief that one's land needs to be protected against immigrants