Roaring 20s

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flappers
Young women of the 1920s that behaved and dressed rebelliously.
bootleggers
Smugglers of illegal alcohol during the prohibition era.
g-men
Federal agents (usually FBI) who sought to enforce prohibition.
speakeasy
Illegal bar that served liquor during prohibition.
John T. Scopes
Tennessee biology teacher, indicted for teaching evolution - "Monkey Trial" case.
Charles Lindbergh
The first person to fly non-stop across the Atlantic ocean.
Nickelodeons
The first permanently established cinemas in America, which were named for the entrance price.
Spirit of St. Louis
The first plane to fly non-stop across the Atlantic ocean.
The Jazz Singer
The first "talkie," or film with synchronized sound and motion.
George & Ira Gershwin
Brothers who wrote musicals beginning in the 1920s. Wrote Porgy & Bess.
Ernest Hemingway
One of the most popular writers of the 1920's who was known for his sparse writing style.