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women who wore outlandish dresses and cut their short and sassy were called

flappers

2

List three aspect of African American life during the 1920s.

Black Nationalism of Marcus Garvey
African American movement during the Great Migration
The excitement of Jazz and Soul music of the Harlem Renaissance

3

List three feelings of the 1920s caused in part by the large number of Eastern European immigrants coming to America.

Nativist anti-immigrant and anti-catholic feelings
Anarchist fears
Red Scare of Communism

4

The economic policy of Calvin Coolidge

Laissez-faire Economics

5

Who invents the new affordable car during the 1920s?

Henry Ford

6

The _____ had many causes including a decline in Automobile sales and all items that contributed to its manufacture.

Great Depression

7

Wall Street's failure is sometimes called the _____

stock market crash

8

Many people needed free food during the Great Depression and obtained it at ____.

soup kitchens

9

Many people left the Midwest and moved to cities and/or California during a period called the ____.

Dust Bowl

10

During the 1920s, to remain a great people the United States embraced _______

Laissez-Faire Economics

11

During the 1930s, the United States pursued a foreign policy called _____.

Isolationism

12

Who pledged never to surrender to Hitler's aggression?

Winston Churchill

13

List three facts about the Holocaust.

It was called Hitler's Final Solution to the Jewish question.
SS St. Louis unsuccessfully attempted to rescue many Jewish refugees.
Auschwitz was a Nazi death camp.

14

She was the image of a woman war industry worker.

Rosie

15

Women joined the military in the ___.

Women's Army Corps

16

He was the image of a male soldier

G.I.

17

This group of African American flyers performed superbly defending Allied Aircraft over Europe during World War II

Tuskegee Airmen

18

The _______ was the effort to produce an atomic weapon by the United States during World War II.

Manhattan Project

19

He led that the Black Nationalism movement in the United States during the 1920s.

Marcus Garvey

20

the ______ was when huge numbers of African Americans left the south in the early early 1900s to obtain industrial war work in the north.

The Great Migration

21

He flew in the Spirit of St. Louis across the Atlantic Ocean.

Charles Lindbergh

22

The idea of less government is the best government embraces ______.

Laissez-faire Economics

23

During the 1920s, which portion of society experienced a decline in prosperity?

Farmers