Chapter 25 - "The Roaring Twenties"
Identify each of the following terms in relation to what we have studied in class, and chapter 25 of your textbook.
Terms in this set (50)
period of increased stock trading and rising stock prices (good)
purchasing items with credit - buy now, pay later
a person opposed to laws and government
period in which the economy slumps (declines)
secretly destroying property or interfering with work
a person who leaves their country to live in a foreign land
time in American history when alcohol was banned (18th Amendment)
person who smuggled or made illegal liquor
young women who rebelled against tradition (the "party girls" of the decade)
wanting to keep foreigners out of the United States (stop immigration)
African-American poet during the Harlem Renaissance
Republican winner of the 1928 presidential election
legendary baseball player (New York Yankees)
led the Bolshevik Revolution and created the worlds first communist state (the Soviet Union or USSR)
brilliant jazz trumpet player (nicknamed "Satchmo")
Chronological order of Republican Presidents during the 1920s
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover
A word that describes President Warren Harding's administration
The Teapot Dome Scandal
Albert Fall secretly leased government land to private oil companies. He went to prison.
Satellite industries that benefited from the auto boom
steel, oil, glass, rubber, tourism, etc.
Consumer spending increased because of
advertising and buying on credit
Buying on Margin
using credit to purchase stock (VERY RISKY)
experienced record profits during the 1920s
Ford's main contribution to the auto industry
introduced the moving assembly line which made cars more af-FORD-able.
Why did Ford's cars cost less?
The assembly line allowed him to mass produce them (supply went up)
banned the manufacture, sale or transportation of liquor
Prohibition led to
bootlegging, speakeasies and an increase in organized crime
Young women who rebelled against tradition
One of the effects of the 18th amendment that led to its repeal was
a rising disregard for the law
gave won the right to vote (suffrage)
Changes for women during the 1920s
gained the right to vote,
found new employment opportunities,
their housework was made easier by electric appliances
top comedy movie star of the 1920s
The most famous person and greatest hero of the 20s was this aviator
Flagpole sitting and dance marathons were examples of
first female to swim across the English-Channel
golf champion of the decade
heavyweight boxing champion
#1 football star, nicknamed the "galloping ghost"
name given to the period of achievement of black artists, writers and musicians in New York during the 1920s
Sacco and Vanzetti
their execution reflected a growing anti-foreigner feeling in the U.S.
infamous hate group that targeted Blacks, Jews, Catholics and immigrants
The Quota System
an effort to restrict immigration by limiting or restricting immigration from certain countries
How did the "Red Scare" affect unions in the U.S.?
Americans began to fear that strikes might be the start of a communist revolution
The Scopes Trial
famous court case about whether or not it was OK to teach evolution in public schools
Both the automobile and Radio represented
Cultural Changes in the 1920s
Motels were a new business that came about because of
Nightly radio broadcasts included things like
A popular fad of the 1920s was this dance craze
Both the automobile and the radio helped to
bring together (unify) people from different state
a popular hairstyle fashion of the 1920s
Lifestyle trends were quickly adopted and abandoned because of
improved transportation and communication