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Chapter 13: The Roaring Twenties
Outlawing the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.
Hidden, underground saloons and nightclubs where people obtain liquor illegally.
People who smuggled liquor in the legs of boots.
Gangster who grew a bootlegging empire in Chicago.
Those who believe in the literal meaning of the Bible and those who supported Darwin.
The most famous trial lawyer of the day to defend Scopes.
Fight over evolution and the role of science and religion in public schools ad in American society.
emancipated young woman who embraced the new fashions and urban attitudes of the day.
Set of principles granting greater sexual freedom to men than women.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Made the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic.
Merged traditional elements with American jazz, creating a new sound that was identifiably American.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Coined the term "Jazz Age" to describe the 1920's; author of The Great Gatsby.
Became one of the best known writers.
James Weldon Johnson
New leader of the NAACP.
A literary and artistic movement celebrating African American culture.
The movement's best known poet.
Trumpet player who joined Oliver's group, and becoming the Creole Jazz Band.
Female blues singer, one of the most outstanding vocalist of the decade.