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15 Cards in this Set

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Charles Lindbergh
A pioneering US Aviator famous for piloting the first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927
T.S. Eliot
An American-born poet, dramatist, and liteerary critic, whose works, such as the Love Song of J.Alred Prufrock, The Waste Land, and Four Quartets, are considered definiing achievements of twentieth century Modernist poetry
F. Scott Fitzgerald
An Irish American Jazz Age novelist and short story writer and wrote the great Gatsby
Theodore Dreisser
An American naturalist author known for dealing with the gritty reality of life ; wrote SISTER CARRIE and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY

HINT: my sister dresses very gritty
Sinclair Lewis
An American novelist and playwright; 1930- became the first American to win the Nobel prize in Literature. His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American society and capitalist values

HINT: Singing is very critical of capitalists
Ernest Hemingway
An American novelist, short story writer, and journalism and part of the "Lost Generation"

HINT: He was HEMING- but LOST his way
Gertrude Stein
An american writer, poet, feminist, playwright, and catalyst in the developlment of modern art and literature, who spent most of her life in France

HINT: Gerr... feminists are in all the plays about art and lit
Langston Hughes
An Americn poet, playwright, and newspaper columnist. He is best known for his work during the Harlem Renissance.
Marcus Garvey
Best remembered as a champion of the "Back-To-Africa" movement, which encourage Africans to return to their ancestral homelands
Harry Hopkins
Roosevelt's cheif diplomatic advidsor and headed the $48 billion Lend Lease program that sent aid to the allies

HINT: Harry likes to hop and Lend to Ally
Huey Long
A backer of FDR in the 1932 Presidential election but split with Roosevelt in June 1933 and planned to mount his own presidential bid

HINT: Long people don't like FDR
Father Coughlin
One of the first Evangelists to preach to a widespread listening audience over the medium of radio during the Great Depression

HINT: WHen you're depressed, cough and listen to the radio father
John Steinbeck
An american writer; Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962 for his novel East of Eden; Wrote Of Mice and Men + Grapers of Wrath which exmine the lives of the working class during the Great Depression
Francis Perkins
First femail Cabinet member
Alf Landon
Nomination of Republican opponent to FDR