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Sacco and Vanzetti
famous victims of this attitude were Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, were Italian immigrants and anarchist arrested and charge with ROBBERY and MURDER.
They were sentenced to death
A secret organization that used terrorist tactics in an attempt to restore white supremacy in souther states after the civil war.
an organization
Urban Sprawl
The unplanned and uncontrolled spreading of cities into surrounding regions allowed people to become more independent through increased mobility, allowed them to live away from job.
it increased mobility
Teapot Dome Scandal
Secretary of the interior Albert B. Fall's secret leasing of oil-rich public land to private companies in return for money and land.
A. Mitchel Palmer:
Help hunt down suspected communists, socialists, and anarchist. They trampled people's civil rights, invading private homes and offices and jailing suspects without allowing them legal counsel.
he did this with hoover
Kellogg-Brand Pact
The pact was futile as it provided no means of enforcements. in 1928, the U.S signed the pact, the treaty was signed by 62 countries and declared that the war would not be used "as an instrument of national policy."
small step towards peace and renounced war as a national policy
Superficial Prosperity of the 20's
People believed prosperity would go on forever. The average factory worker was producing 50% more at the end of the decade than at its start
Producing great quantities of goods

buying goods on credit

brought economic and technological changes.
the period from 1920-1933 during which the 18th amendment forbidding the manufactures, sale, and possession of alcoholic beverages.
A place where alcoholic drinks were sold and consumed illegally during prohibition.
A person who smuggled alcoholic beverages into the U.S during prohibition.
Scopes Trial
A sensational 1925 court case in which the biology teacher John T. Scopes was tried for challenging a Tennessee law that outlawed the teaching of evolution.
A Protestant religious movement grounded in the belief that all the stories and details in the bible were literally true.
Clarence Darrow
The ACLU hired, the most famous trail lawyer of the day, to defend scopes.
William Jennings Bryan
3-time Democratic candidate for president and a devout fundamentalists, served as a special prosecutor for the scopes trail.
Harlem Renaissance
a flowering of African American artistic creativity during the 1920's, centered in the Harlem Community of NYC.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Coined the term, "Jazz Age" to describe the 1920's. He revealed the negative side of the periods freedom, portraying wealthy and attractive people leading imperiled lives in the books, "The great Gatsby" and "This side of Paradise"
The Great Gatsby and This side of Paradise
Charles Lindbergh
Made the first nonstop solo flight accross the Atlantic.
Lost Generation
Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Dos Passos were soured by American Culture that chose to settle in Europe. Socializing cities cafe they formed the lost generation made by writer Gertrude Stein.
Great Migration
The largest scale movement of African Americans from the south to northern cities in the early 20th century.
Ernest Hemingway
Best-known expatriate author in his novel, the sun also rises and a farewell to arms, he criticizes the glorification of war.