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1

American Dream

everyone should have the same opportunity regardless of social class or circumstances of birth

2

The decoration of independence

the 13 colonies that were at war with Great Britain would declare themselves as 13 individual independent sovereign states

3

Founding fathers declaration

group of white men that made laws for the declaration of independence

4

changing role of women

19th amendment gave women right to vote

5

Flappers

generation of young western women
wore shirt skirts listened to Jaxx
seen as brash for wearing makeup, drinking, smoking and treating sex in a casual manner

6

Jim Crow Laws

local laws that enforced racial segregation in the southern states
done by white democratics

7

white supremacy in America

kulux klan

8

Miscegenation laws

laws enforced segregation at the level of marriage and intimate relationships by criminalising interracial marriage

9

prohibition - speakeasies

forbidden establishment that sells alcohol 1920-1933

10

bootlegging

illegal business of transporting / smuggling alcohol where it is a forbidden law