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Gained status as an American hero after his non-stop transatlantic flight from New York to Paris

Charles Lindbergh

Gave voice to the Harlem Renaissance through his poetry

Langston Hughes

Allowed Americans to have products instantly without having to delay their consumer gratification

Installment Plan

Inflated concern after WWI that the US society and institutions might be infiltrated by subversives

Red Scare

Agreement between the majority of the world's countries not to use war apart of internaltional relation

Kellogg-Braind Act

Stylized image of the modern woman of the 1920's


Led a radical movement for black independence form whites

Marcus Garvey

Represented John Scopes against the state of Tennessee

Clarence Darrow

Would have been involved in the illegal production, transportation, or sale of alcohol


Meant to stabilize the growing numbers of Jews and Catholics within the US

Quota System

Secret gathering places that sold illegal alcohol


Explosion and celebration of black culture that helped unite the race and crossed established racial barriers

Harlem Renaissance

Violated legal serach and seizure practices in attempts to capture suversives

Palmer Raids

Encapsulated America's struggle between conservative tradition and rapidly advancing science and technology

Scopes Trial

Believed in a strict literal interprestation of the Bible


Immigration restrictions of the 1920s were introduced as a result of

racist and bigoted native beliefs

Generally, the immigrant quota system adopted in the 1920s tended to discriminate against


Prohibition failed because?

a shift to the production of consumer goods

By the end of the 1920s, what had become the nations larges industry


The conclusion of the Sacco and Vanzetti case suggested that

many Americans had an unreasonable fear of radicals and foreigners

The mood of "normalcy" invoked by President Warren G. harding connoted

turning away from Europe and away from the programs of the Progressive Era

The rapid growth of the automobile industry was made possible by

a ready market created by the rising standard of libing and the increase of leisure time of the average American

"The man who builds a factory builds a temple; the man who works there worships there"

Calvin Coolidge

American foreign policy toward Europe during the 1920s was characterized by a

trend toward isolationism, except for a willingness to enter into a treaty to curtail a naval arms race

worked to help wealthy Americans through tax cuts and other pro-business activites

The Coolidge Administration

One of the most important economic transforamations in the years after WWI was

the shift in production form heavy industry to consumer goods and services

The United Staes truly became a consumer society during the 1920s, which meant that Americans

bought things both for their needs and their pleasures

The most important communications vehicle in the New Era, and only one truly new to the 1920s was

commercial radio

The first feature-length film to feature "talkie" sound was

The Jazz Singer with Al Jolson

In response to American consumer society's emphasis on immediate personal fulfillment, theological modernists taught their followers to

reconcile Darwin with the creation story

The artist and intellectuals of the 1920s who became known as the "Lost Generation" were critical of the

cold, impersonal, materialistic nature of modern life, which led to disillusionment and alienation

In the 1920s, proponents of legislation to restrict immigration argued that

immigrants contributed to radicalism

The revived Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s opposed

Catholics, foreigners, protestants considered guilty of irreligion, sexual promiscuity, and drunkenness, blacks, and Jews

Althougth John T. Scopes was convicted in the 1927 Scopes trial, modern won a mjor victory when

Scopes' attorney tricked William Jennings Bryam into admitting that not all religious dogma was subject to a single interpretation

As president Calvin Coolidge was

a puritanical individual who believed the government should not interfere with the life of the nation

The Republican administrations of the 1920s pursued the economic policy of

substantially reducing taxes

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