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Red Scare
Fear of communism, socialism, or other so-called extreme ideas
Jazz age
Term for the 1920s, a period marked by the great popularity of jazz music, which was linked to changes in manners, moral, and fashions
Nativism
Practice of favoring native-born citizens over immigrants
Charles A. Lindbergh
Aviotor who became an international hero when he made the first solo flight across the altantic ocean in 1927
Sacco and Wanzetti
Two italian immigrant shoe makers who were in connections with crimes and were both carrying guns at the time of thier arrest, and they were convicted and sentenced to death
Assembly line
Process in wich products were made by interchangeable parts on an assembly line
Harlem renaissance
Period in the early 1900s during which the literary, musical, and artistic expression of African Americans blossomed in Harlem
Anti-semitic
Hostility toward or discrimination against jews
General Strike
A strike in which many unions participate in order to show worker unity
Marcus Garvey
Motable African American named MArcus Garvey
Fundamentalism
Christian religious movement based on pamphlets issued betweeen 1909 and 1914; holds that every word in the bible ws inspired by god
Flapper
A type of young woman having a strait, slim silhoutte and a fondness for dancing and brash actionsl a symbol of the Jazz age
Scopes trial
Tennessee trial of 1925 that challenged the lawa against teaching evolution in public schools
Warren G. Harding
Twenty-ninth president of the united states, 1921-1923; presided over a short administration marked by corruption
KKK
Organiscation formed in the south in 1866, which unsed lynching and violence to tintimidate and control African americans and others
Calvin Coolidge
Thirteench president of the united states 1923-1929; promoted big business and opposed social aid
Henry Ford
created a more econimical way to make cars to make them cheaper and easier to produce so it would be more widely available to the general public
Uniformity of product
When all products were the sdame
Censorship
The process of blocking out unwanted material from the general public
18th Amendment
The 18th Amendment made alchohol illegal in the united states it was mainly pushed by women