Flashcards in Chapter 25 Deck (22):
List the prerequisites of the Second Industrial Revolution
The automobile industry, patterns of economic growth and economic weakness
What were the areas of economic weakness in the 19202s?
Railroads, the coal industry, and agriculture
What were the changes for women, children, and society in general in the 1920s?
Women were leaving the home for work and were allowed to drink and smoke in public more than ever before
Sheppard - Townsend Act
Provided for federal aid to establish state programs for material and infant health care
Who were the main authors in the Literary Flowering of the 1920s?
Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgeralds, Ezra Pound, and T.S. Elliot, HL Mencken
The Harlem Renaissance
An African American cultural, literacy, and artistic movement centered in Harlem, in New York City, in the 1920s
Who was Marcus Garvey?
Civil rights activists
What was the Red Scare?
A general strike in Seattle, a police strike in Boston, and a violent strike in the iron and steel industry along with a series of bombings
What was the membership and ideology of the Second Ku Klux Klan?
They were not anti black but were anti immigrant
Who were the participants of the Scopes Trial?
John Scopes, Charles Darrow, and William Jennings Bryan
What was the result of the Scopes Trail?
It was thrown out
Who was the prosecutor for the Scopes trial?
William Jennings Bryan
Who was Calvin Coolidge?
He was the vice president
Who were the candidates of the 1928 election?
A wave of anticommunist, anti foreign, and antilabor hysteria that swept over America in 1919
The ban on the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States
Hostility to things foreign
National Origins Quota Act
The 1924 law established a quota system that restricted immigration from Asia and southern and Eastern Europe and reduced the annual total of immigrants
Who beat Smith for president in 1928?
Granting women the right to vote
The Waste Land