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History Chapter 7
History Flashcards ch. 7: Times of Plenty, Times of Hardship
Ford's first factory with an assembly line
Los Angeles, California
where most movies were being made
Examples of 1900's inventions
Automobiles, radio, movies
severe economic hardship
Model T nickname
Year Model T was invented
Ford could sell his Model T's for a low price because of the ________ ____.
time it took ford workers to build a car
1 and 1/2 hrs.
price Ford sold his cars
under 500$ each
why did people make fun of the Model T?
Because it came in one color (black)
the making of goods exactly alike
Sent first radio message across the Atlantic Ocean
One of Marconi's employees that suggested he sell the radios
made commercial radio possible
First professional radio station
Radio Corporation of America
Commercials often paid by soap companies that often featured romantic dramas
Public forms of communication that reach large audiences
a complete ban of alcohol
criminals who brought alcohol made in another country to the US
illegal places were people drank alcohol
a music style influenced by african americans
New Orleans Louisiana
were jazz began
some one who writes music
one of the most famous jazz composers and band leaders of all time.
Jazz musician who sang, played, and wrote many kinds of jazz
singer in the recording of "St. Louis Blues"
F. Scott Fitzgerald
writer who named the decade the jazz age
Harlem, New York
where many african american artists moved to and used their talents to express their feelings about life.
when african americans moved to Harlem New york
writer who wrote books, poems, and plays about african american life.
Zora Neale Hurston
wrote about african american women's life
created pictures that showed african american life and history
first person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone
first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and first woman to do so alone.
Painter famous for her colorful scenes of nature
President who most people at the time blamed for the great depression
the condition of being out of work
a place where stocks are bought and sold
New York, New York
were the center of stock exchange is
The Great Depression
the stock market crash in 1929
Franklin D. Roosevelt
president who helped the US get out of the great depression
the act of getting out of the great depresion
a program that is still active today
long period without rain
nickname for the great plains
Dodge City, Kansas
where Harley Holladay was when a dust storm hit
farmers who move from place to place to harvest crops
the First Lady who went around the countryseeing if the new deal programs were improving conditions
took pictures of people standing in breadlines and families in the dust Bowl
wrote about the hardships faced by migrant workers
Queens, New York
where the 1939 worlds fair took place
a rapid rise in prices