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16 Cards in this Set

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a ban on the manufacture, sale, and transportation of liquor anywhere in the US from 1920-1933
head of the National Woman Suffrage Association that set up the League of Women Voters
Carrie Chapman Catt
organization established in 1920 to promote rights for women
League of Women Voters
Puerto Rican, educator and writer that led the crusade to vote for Pueto Rican women
Ana Roque de Duprey
a leading suffragist that pointed out that women still lacked many legal rights
Alice Paul
a 1923 proposed constitutional amendment intended to prohibit all discrimination based on sex; the amendment was ratified
Equal Rights Amendment
he introduced the assembly line in his automobile factory in 1913
Henry Ford
most popular comedian, nicknamed "The Little Tramp"
Charlie Chaplin
people who smuggled liquor into the US during Prohibation
to cancel
residential area on the outskirts of a city
Why did Prohibition fail?
1. many Americans found new ways to get around the law
2. it gave a huge boost to organized crime
the only constitutional amendment that has ever been repealed
the Eighteenth Amendment
the first two women governors elected
Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming and Miriam A. Ferguson of Texas
the effects of the car boom
1. car sales spurred growth in many parts of the economy
2. more roads were paved and more highways were built
3. mechanic shops, autorepairs, and many other places were built for drivers
4. people moved to suburbs
the first radio station in America