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American fundamentalist minister; he used colorful language and powerful sermons to drive home the message of salvation through Jesus and to oppose radical and progressive groups.
period in US between 1919 and 1920 when there was a suspicion of communism and fear of widespread infiltration of communists in the US government
A. Mitchell Palmer
Attorney General who rounded up many suspects who were thought to be un-American and socialistic; he helped to increase the Red Scare; he was nicknamed the "Fighting Quaker" until a bomb destroyed his home; he then had a nervous breakdown and became known as the "Quaking Fighter."
Dubbed the Soviet Ark, this ship signified the highest point of the Red Scare following WWI as 249 communists were deported to Helsinki on December 22 of 1919 by Attorney General A Mitchell Palmer following many bombings, especially mail bombings, by people who identified themselves as communists
criminal syndicalism laws
Anti-red laws; made unlawful the mere advocacy of violence to achieve social change. People were angry at this curtailment of free speech.
antiredism and antiforeignism were reflected in a case regarded by liberals as this
Emergency Quota Act
A government legislation that limited the number of immigrants from Europe. It greatly limited the number of immigrants who could move to the US and reflected the isolationist and anti-foreign feeling in America as well as the departure from traditional American ideals.
national-origins system/quota system
Established preference categories for immigration
Immigration Act of 1924
Also known as the Johnson-Reed Act. Federal law limiting the number of immigrants that could be admitted from any country to 2% of the amount of people from that country who were already living in the U.S. as of the census of 1890.
a series of government attacks on suspected radicals in the United States led by the U.S. attorney general A. Mitchell Palmer
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were Italian immigrants charged with murdering a guard and robbing a shoe factory in Braintree; Mass. The trial lasted from 1920-1927. Convicted on circumstantial evidence; many believed they had been framed for the crime because of their anarchist and pro-union activities.
this revived league was born in Georgia in 1915 and inspired by the silent film "The Birth of a Nation;" held secret rituals & anti-black hostility, advocating white supremacy and 100% Americanism; also supported Prohibition and attacked birth control and Darwinism, making an enemy of the Catholic Church
Bars that operated illegally during the time of Prohibition
Another name for prohibition
the making and selling of illegal alcohol
buying on credit
to purchase, on a promise, in fact or in law, to make payment at a future day. THIS WAS ONE OF THE CAUSES OF THE 1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH
theory promoted by Frederick W. Taylor; held that every kind of work could be broken into a series of smaller tasks and that rates of production could be set for each component task
system of standardized mass production attributed to Henry Ford
The first commercial radio station in America. Located in Pittsburgh and began broadcasting in 1920.
Bill passed by Congress to enforce the language of the 18th Amendment. This bill made the manufacture and distribution of alcohol illegal within the borders of the United States.
Law in Tennessee that prohibited the teaching of evolution in public schools
The Spirit of St. Louis
the name of Lindbergh's single-engined plane from NY to Paris; on which he completed the first solo west-to-east conquest of the Atlantic
a mob king in Chicago who controlled a large network of speakeasies with enormous profits. His illegal activities convey the failure of prohibition in the twenties and the problems with gangs.
United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952), He was a philosopher who believed in "learning by doing" which formed the foundation of progressive education.
A famed criminal defense lawyer for Scopes, who supported evolution. He caused William Jennings Bryan to appear foolish when Darrow questioned Bryan about the Bible.
Scopes Monkey Trial
1925, the trial that pitted the teaching of Darwin's theory of evolution against teaching Bible creationism
the secretary of the treasury during the harding administration. he felt it was best to invest in tax-exempt securities rather than in factories that provided prosperous payrolls. he believed in trickle down economics.
a leader of the advertising industry and author of a new interpretation on Christ in The Man Nobody Knows
George "Babe" Ruth
the most popular baseball player of the 1920s. He was the star of the New York Yankees and had 60 homeruns in one season, which set a record for 30 years. He had a lifetime record of 714 home runs. he was nicknamed "the Sultan of Swat"
American mechanical engineer, who wanted to improve industrial efficiency. He is known as the father of scientific management, and was one of the first management consultants
Italian electrical engineer known as the father of radio (1874-1937)
Famous boxer, beat Georges Carpentier in a record breaking fight to become the heavyweight champion of the world.
United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
causes of red scare
Bolshevik Revolution, spread of Communism through Europe and America, labor strikes
this law established the death penalty in certain cases in interstate kidnapping
The American Civil Liberties Union. It defends and preserves the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
theaters set up in converted stores or warehouses that charged a nickel admission (The Great Train Robbery)
a movie with synchronized sound , these quickly replaced silent films (The Jazz Singer) (Al Jolson)
American leader of the movement to legalize birth control during the early 1900's. As a nurse in the poor sections of New York City, she had seen the suffering caused by unwanted pregnancy. Founded the first birth control clinic in the U.S. and the American Birth Control League, which later became Planned Parenthood.
Equal Rights Amendment
Supported by the National Organization for Women, this amendment would prevent all gender-based discrimination practices. However, it never passed the ratification process.
carefree young women with short, "bobbed" hair, heavy makeup, and short skirts. The flapper symbolized the new "liberated" woman of the 1920s. Many people saw the bold, boyish look and shocking behavior of flappers as a sign of changing morals. Though hardly typical of American women, the flapper image reinforced the idea that women now had more freedom.
a flowering of African-American artistic creativity during the 1920s, centered in the Harlem community of New York City
United Negro Improvement Association
A group founded by Marcus Garvey to promote the settlement of American blacks in their own "African homeland"
H L Mencken
young author; published the monthly American Mercury; assailed marriage, patriotism, democracy, prohibition, Rotarians, and the middle class Americans; dismissed the South and attacked the Puritans "bad boy of Baltimore"
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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. (This Side of Paradise)
United States novelist (1871-1945), wrote novels depicting workers as being brutalized by greedy business owners (An American Tragedy)
One of the most popular writers of the 1920's who wrote "A Farewell to Arms" (The Sun Also Rises)
wrote the book, "Winesburg, Ohio" which was about small town life in America.
United States novelist who satirized middle-class America in his novel Main Street (1885-1951) (Main Street) (Babbitt)
United States novelist who wrote about people in the southern United States (1897-1962) (Soldier's Pay) (The Sound and the Fury) (As I Lay Dying)
T. S. Eliot
wrote "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "The Waste Land" and "The Hollow Men;" British WWI poet, playwright, and literary critic
an innovative playwright who portrayed realistic characters and situations (Strange Interlude)
practice that allowed people to buy stock with a down payment of 10 percent of the full value
Bureau of the Budget
created in 1921 to assist the President in preparing estimates for annual expenditures and receipts
period of increased stock trading and rising stock prices
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