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8 Cards in this Set

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Harlem Renaissance
In NYC, Black intellectuals created artistic life. The poets, novelists, and artists drew heavily from their African roots in an effort to prove the richness of their own racial heritage
cant sale or manufacture alcohol
opposition to immigration based on fears the immigrants do not share supposedly American values.return to white Protestant European immigrants
Ku Klux Klan
advocate white supremecy. anti- catholic, jew and immigrant. used terrorism, violence and acts of intimidation such as cross burning to oppress groups
Teapot Dome Scandal
oil field on public land in Wyoming. Albert B. Fall secretly leased oil reserces to two wealthy businessmen, in return recived nearly 1/2 million in "loans". The concentrated attention on the scandal made it the first symbol of government corruption in 20th century America
Andrew Mellon's economic policies
Sec. of the Treasuray, deveoted himself to working for substantial reductions in taxes on corporate profits and personal incomes, and inheritances.
National Origins Act
banned immigration from east Asia completly. It also reduced the qouta or Europeans from 3 to 2% based on the 1890 census. immigration heavily favored northwestern Europeans
fireside chats
Roosevelt on radio explained his programs and plans to the people. helped build his public confidence