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20 Cards in this Set

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an economic slump
political scandal during President Harding's Administration
Teapot Dome Scandal
buying on credit
installment buying
shares of ownership in a corporation
a period of increased stock trading and rising stock prises
bull market
an economic system in which all wealth and property are owned by the community as a whole
a 1928 treaty outlawing war
Kellogg-Briand Pact
the reduction of the armed forces and weapons of war
inaugurated on March 4, 1921
President Warren G. Harding
secretary of treasury after Harding was elected
Andrew Mellon
secretary of commerce after Harding was elected
Herbert Hoover
first Cabinet official ever sent to prison
Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall
he took over for Harding after he died
Calvin Coolidge
What happened from 1923 to 1929?
1. the quantity of goods made by indusrty almost doubled
2. incomes rose for most Americans
3. many Americans began buying new consumer products
they saw government service as a way to enrich themselves
the "Ohio Gang"
What happened to the stock market during the 1920s?
1. more people were investing in stocks
2. people bought stocks on margin, waited until the price rose, and then sold the stock for a profit
world's first communist state
Soviet Union
U.S., Britain, and Japan agreed to limit the size of their navies
Washington Conference of 1921
pacifist group founded by Jane Addams
Women's International League of Peace and Freedom
the post-war recession ended when ...
... factories that had produced the necessities of combat switched to consumer products