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Sacco & Vanzetti
two Italian immigrants accused of participating in a robbery at a South Braintree, Massachusetts, factory in which a security guard was killed
Anarchists
people who dream of a society in which government, churches, and private property have been abolished, and do this with violence.
Red Scare
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Flappers
young, sexually liberated women
Jazz Age
because of jazz it was a time of revolt against moral rules inherited from the nineteenth century.
Roaring Twenties
Encompasses all (Flappers ect.) it was a time of revolt against moral rules inherited from the nineteenth century.
Speakeasies
nightclubs that sold liquor and had flappers
Enrico Caruso
great opera tenor that is sometimes called the first modern celebrity
Charlie Chaplin
One of the first really famous film actors, prince of silent movies.
Lincoln Steffens:
wrote the Shame of the Cities, telling us how bad we are to the immigrants and how we aren’t taking care of our cities.
The “Golden age”
The ____ of American farming had reached its peak during World War 1
The Man Nobody Knows
a 1925 best seller by advertising executive Bruce Barton, portrayed Jesus Christ as “the greatest advertiser of his day… a virile go-getting he-man of business,”
“Welfare Capitalism”
a more socially conscious kind of business leadership. provided their employees with private pensions and medical insurance plans, job security, and a greater workplace safety
Public Opinion and The Phantom Public
both books published in 1920’s by Walter Lippmann.claimed that voters were well informed
Middle Town
by Robert and Helen Lynd a classic study of life in Muncie, Indiana, a typical community in the American Heartland
Muller v. Oregon
Cutting Work hours for women
Teapot Dome
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McNary-Haugen Bill
Twice vetoed. This bill sought to have the government purchase agriculture products for sale overseas in order to raise prices.
Will Rogers
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Fordney-McCumber Tariff
1922 raised taxes on imported goods to their highest in history, a repudiation of Wilson’s principle of promoting free trade
Red Line Agreement
1928, British, French, and American oil companies divided oil-producing regions in the Middle East and Latin American among themselves
Sandinistas
a popular movement that overthrew Somoza in 1979. Communists followed
“Free Mob”
Americans rebellions that feared the reaction of their country men
Hays Code
A sporadically enforced set of guidelines that prohibited movies from depicting nudity, long kisses, adultery, and barred scripts that portrayed good people in a negative light or criminals sympathetically
The Miracle
the movie that catholic found inappropriate
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
fought for the rights of the constitution
Schenck V. United States
banning the right to speak out during the time of war
Ulysses
Novel by James Joyce’s
“Modernists”
people who sought to integrate science and religion and adapt Christianity to the new secular culture
Billy Sunday
a talented professional baseball player, who became a revivalist preacher, drew huge crowds with a highly theatrical preaching style talking of sins, from Darwinism to alcohol, have said that he preached to 100 million people during his life time, more than anyone else in history.
“Bootleggers”
people that supplied the legal Alcohol to the illegal speakeasies during prohibition
Scopes trial
a teacher that taught evolution at school and found guilty and find. Trial in which two different American Belief’s were tested, between strong Christian believers and evolutionists
Alice Paul
lead the women movement
Sheppard-Towner Act
a major achievement of the maternalist reformers that had provided federal assistance to programs for infant and child health
Charleston
a “wild” dance that white people danced that had been had long popular in black communities
Clara Bow
most well known flapper, a sexually charged Hollywood actor the “It’ Girl”
Rudolph Valentino
the original onscreen “Latin Lover.” When he died of a sudden illness many women tried to flood the funeral home.
William Jennings Bryan
believed in no evolution. called to the stand as an “expert witness” on the Bible in the Scopes trial. He literally believed everything the Bible said
Oregon
in 1922 became the only state ever to require all students to attend public schools
“Common Man”
the view point of who is populating america and at that time being white, Anglo Saxon, Christians etc.
“Cultural Pluralism”
a phrase used to describe a society that gloried in ethnic diversity rather than attempting to suppress it
Meyer V. Nebraska
prohibiting teaching in a language other than English
“Slumming”
the 1920’s became famous for this, groups of whites visiting Harlem’s dance halls, jazz clubs, and speakeasies in search of exotic adventures
Cotton Club
Excluded black customers and employed only light-skinned dancers its renowned chorus line
Dixie to Broadway
a show that featured great black entertainers
American Individualism:
we respect individualism. we can not stop you from being rich
Black Tuesday
the day the stock market crashed
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Hoover signed this, which loaned money to failing banks, railroads, and other businesses
Federal Home Loan Bank
offered aid to home owners threatened with foreclosure
"New Negro"
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