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Who flew the Atlantic non-stop?
Charles Lindbergh
Jazz was a combination of what 3 things?
African rhythm
Blues
Ragtime
What was the most famous song on the 1920's?
Runnin' Wild
What were speakeasies?
Illegal nightclubs of the prohibition time period.
What were the three R's of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal?
Relief
Recovery
Reform
Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth played for what baseball team?
NY Yankees
What was the first name of Franklin Roosevelt's wife?
Elenor
Who was the famous woman pilot who disappeared over the Pacific in 1937?
Amelia Earhardt
Who were bootleggers?
Gangsters that made illegal alcohol
A period of drought and wind that hit the Great Plains in the 1930's is called the ______ _______.
Dirty 30's
or
Dust Bowl
Who was the most famous gangster of the 1920's?
Al Capone
Harding, Coolidge and Hoover were all part of what party?
Republican
In 1933, ________ came to power in Germany and _________ became President of the United States.
Hitler
Roosevelt
What was Teapot Dome?
An Oil scandal in Wyoming
The day the stock market crashed was called _______ _______?
Black Tuesday
What President died in office in 1923?
Harding
Who won the election of 1932?
Roosevelt
Who was President of the United States in 1929 when the Stock Market crashed.
Hoover
What part of New York City had a black Renaissance during the 1920's?
Harlem
Because of the _________ _________, Henry Ford was able to mass produce millions of Model T. Fords.
Assembly Line
What was the popular dance of the 1920's?
Charleston
Why was the Social Security Act passed?
To help older American in retirement.
What is the French term meaning to "leave alone"?
Laissez-Faire
Who won the election of 1924?
Coolidge
What was the popular short hairstyle for women in the 1920's?
bob
Marcus Garvey wanted American blacks to return to _________.
Africa
What was the first "talking movie" called?
The Jazz Singer
Who was the famous comedian silent film star of the 1920's?
Charlie Chaplin
Who was a famous black jazz musician of the 1920's and 1930's?
Louis Armstrong
How long did the Great Depression last?
From 1929 to 1941
To buy stocks on credit was called buying on _____________.
margin
Name a famous book written by Hemingway.
A Farewell To Arms
For Whom The Bell Tolls
The Sun Also Rises
What is isolationism?
Non involvement in the affairs of other nations.
KDKA was the first radio station to go on the air in what city?
Pittsburgh
Young women that wore the fashions of the time period were called ________.
flappers
What did the 18th Amendment do?
It made Alcohol illegal
What was Scopes found guilty of teaching in the Tennessee school system?
Evolution
Who was defeated by Gene Tunney in 1928?
Jack Dempsey
The famous German heavyweight fighter that defeated Joe Louis and then lost to him was _______ ________.
Max Schmelling
What was the nickname given to the New York Yankees?
Bronx Bombers
Who wrote "The Great Gatsby"?
Fitzgerald
Americans that lived in Paris in the 1920's were called ________.
expatrates