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Quizlet-1920's Part 2 Vocabulary
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someone who makes or sells illegal liquor
Involved teaching evolution in school
who were the flappers?
young women known for their energetic freedom, embracing a lifestyle viewed by many at the time as outrageous, immoral or downright dangerous. Now considered the first generation of independent American women, flappers pushed barriers in economic, political and sexual freedom for women.
Prohibition of alcohol
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Earnest Hemmingway, the Lost Generation
a novelist and chronicler of the jazz age. his wife, zelda and he were the "couple" of the decade but hit bottom during the depression. his noval THE GREAT GATSBY is considered a masterpiece about a gangster's pursuit of an unattainable rich girl.
the Great Migration
movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural south into Northern cities between 1914 and 1920
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Marcus Garvey, back to Africa
Two major goals: Help Americans become small business owners and/or help them move back to Africa
A period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
New technologies of the 1920's
included the automobile, the airplane, the washing machine, the radio, the assembly line, refrigerator, garbage disposal, electric razor, instant camera, jukebox and television.
Jazz musicians of the 20's
Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington
Emergency Quota Act
Conservative beliefs in the Bible and that it should be literally believed and applied
Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion (or a religious branch, denomination, or sect).
1887 law that distributed reservation land to individual Native American owners
Fordney McCumber Tarriff
This tariff rose the rates on imported goods in the hopes that domestic manufacturing would prosper. This prevented foreign trade, which hampered the economy since Europe could not pay its debts if it could not trade.
Gave women the right to vote
First female pilot to cross the Atlantic. She disappeared while trying to fly around the world.
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect
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