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Evolution
Something makes a change over time to either to become new or better
Warren G. Harding
Twenty-ninth President of the US 1921-1923; presided over a short administration marked by corruption
Fundamentalism
Christian religious movements based on pamphlets issued between 1909 and 1914; holds that every word in the Bible was inspired by God
Charles A. Lindbergh
Aviator who became an international hero when he made the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927
Assembly Line
Line of workers to put certain parts of a final product together to increase the rate of production
Flapper
A type of young woman having a straight, slim silhouette and a fondness for dancing and brash actions; a symbol of the Jazz Age
Scopes Trail
Tennessee trial of 1925 that challenged the law against teaching evolution in public schools
Jazz Age
Term for the 1920's, a period marked by the great popularity of jazz music, which was linked to changes in manners, morals, and fashions
Ku Klux Klan
Organization formed in the South in 1866, which used lynching and violence to intimidate and control African Americans and others
Marcus Garvey
African American leader from 1919 to 1926 who urged African American to return to "motherland" of Africe; provided early inspiration for "black pride" movements
Anti-Semitic
Hostility towards and discrimination against Jews
Calvin Coolidge
Thirtieth President of the US 1923-1929, promoted big business and opposed social aid
Censorship
Making sure nothing is wrong with the final products
Nativism
Practice of favoring native-born citizens over immigrants
Uniformity of a product
Making sure each good is the same and has the same efficiency
Harlem Renaissance
Period in the early 1900s during which the literary, musical, and artistic expression of African Americans blossomed in Harlem
Sacco and Vanzetti
Sacco was an immigrant and anarchist executed for a 1920 murder at a MA factory, though believed to be innocent by many. Vanzetti was the same.
Vladimer I. Lenin
Revolutionary leader in Russia, established a communist government in 1917
General Strike
a strike in which many unions participate in order to show worker unity
Red Scare
Fear of communism, socialism or other so-called extreme ideas