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Ku Klu Klan (KKK)
Organization formed in the south in 1866, which used lynching violence to intimiadate and control African Americans and others
censorship
not allowing certain materials to reach the public. "Censoring" them from the people
Sacco & Vanzetti
Two italian immigrant shoe makers who were connections to crimes and were carrying gun at the time of their arrest, and they were convicted and sentenced to death.
Henry Ford
created a more easily made and cheaper car. It was more accesable to more people. He contributed to the fast pace change during that time period
Nativsm
Practice of favoring native-born citizens over Immigrants.
Charles A. Lindberg
Aviator who became an international hero when he made the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean
"Red Scare"
Fear of communism, socialism, or other so-called extreme ideas.
Prohibition
18th Amendement
No Alcohol
General Strike
A strike in which many unions participate in order to show worker unity.
Evolution
Changing and evolving of people and things over time.
Calvin Coolidge
30th president of the US 1923-29; promoted big buisness and opposed social aid
Anti-Semitic
Hostility toward or discrimination of Jews
Flapper
A typoe of young woman having a straight, slim silhouette and a fondness for dancing and brash actions; a symbol of the jazz age
assembly line
a line in a factory etc. that uses interchangable parts
Warren G. Harding
29th President of the U.S.,1921-1923; presided over a short administration marked by corruption.
Scopes Trial
Tennesee trial of 1925 that challenged the law against teaching evolution in public schools
Harlem Renaissance
Period in the early 1900's during which the literary, musical, and artistic expression of African Americans blosomed in Harlem.
fundamentalism
christian religios movement based on pamphlets issued between 1909-1914; hold thats every word described in the Bible is inspired by God
Marcus Garvey
African American leader from 1919 to 1926 who urged A.A.'s to return to "motherland" of Africa;provided early inspiration for "black pride" movements.
Jazz Age
Term for the 1920s, a preiod makred by the great populartity of Jazz music, which was linked to changes in manners, morals, and fashions.