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41 Cards in this Set

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Prejudice against foreign-born people
Policy of pulling away from involvement in world affairs
economic/political system based on a single-party government ruled by dictatorship
An overthrow of the Russian czar and an attempt at worldwide abolishment of capitalism
The Red Scare
J. Edgar Hoover and Palmer hunt suspected communists
Palmer Raids
People who opposed any form of government
Sacco and Vanzetti
arrested/charged with robbery and murder (intolerance of immigrants)
Quota System emerges from...?
Emergency Quota Act of 1921, which established a maximum number of people who could enter the US from each foreign country
The Boston Strike
police strike, in which Calvin Coolidge calls on National Gaurd which re-establishes the power of the federal government.
Steel Mill Strike
striking workers were beaten, and steel companies agree to 8-hour work day
Coal Miners Strike
John L. Lewis secretly leads a strike
Memberships to unions decline due to...
1)immigrants willing to work for poor conditions
2)multi-lingual peoples = difficult to organize
3)farmers who migrated rely on themselves
4)unions exclude Af. Americans
Kellog-Briand Pact
renounced war
Fordney-McCumber Tariff
raised taxes on US imports to protect US business from foreign competition
Charles H. Dawes
negotiates loans for Germany and France
Dawes Plan
US repays ultamitely using their own money
Ohio Gang
Presidents poker-playing cronies
favors government policies that kept taxes down and business up, his goal being low government interference
Calvin Coolidge
people buy goods over an extended period
installment plan
"Cathedral of Industry"
the prohibiting of the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol
Volstead Act
establishes Prohibition Bureau in Treasury department, which ultatmitely fails due to the costs of enforcing the Prohibition laws
underground hidden saloon
smugglers who practiced carrying liquor in legs of boots
Protestant movement grounded in literal interpretation of the Bible
Billy Sunday
baseball player who preached emotional meetings, fundamentalist
Aimee Semple McPherson
radio broadcasted her preachings of fundamentalism
John T. Scopes is arrested for teaching evolution and loses trial.
Scopes Trial
Emancipated young woman who embraced new fashions and urban attitudes
set of principles granting greater sexual freedom to men than women
double standard
Margaret Sanger
opens first birth-control clinic, and founds American Birth Control League
Most powerful communcations medium to emerge
Charles A. Lindbergh
pilots the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic
Normalcy = ?
laissez-faire, free market capitalist society
Normalcy trends
isolationism, nativism, conservatism
Preaches the "Return to Normalcy" and involved in the sex scandals
Warren Harding
"Cool Cal" favors big business, low taxes - high profits
Calvin Coolidge
Favored rugged individualism, but did too little too late to come out of Stock Market Crash. Also involved in food-distribution in WWI
Herbert Hoover
car becomes affordable, women move up social ladder, and blacks migrating northward are examples of ? in the 1920's
Sacco and Vanzetti, Palmer Raids, rise of KK, and prohibition are examples of ? in the 1920's
Imperialism vs. Isolationism, rich vs. poor, old vs. young are examples of ? during the 1920's?