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Exempted natives of the western hemisphere from the quotas

National Origins Act

2

funded irrigation projects in the southwest and led to the creation of large farms that needed thousands of workers

Newlands Reclammation Act of 1902

3

his theories affected people's ideas about relationships

Sigmund Freud

4

women who smoked cigarettes, drank prohibited liquor, and wore makeup and sleeveless dresses with short skirts

Flappers

5

her research led to a dramatic drop in the death rates of tuberculosis

Florence Sabin

6

founded the American Birth Control League in 1921

Margaret Sanger

7

what class was affected the most by birth control?

the middle class

8

believed that The Bible was literally true and without error

Fundamentalists

9

the scientific theory that humans and other forms of life have "evolved" over time

evolution

10

the belief that GOD created the world and everything in it (usually as The Bible described it)

Creationism

11

advertised for a teacher willing to be arrested for teaching evolution

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

12

a biology teacher in Dayton, Tennessee who went to trial for teaching evolution (against Tennessee law)

John T. Scopes

13

three-time presidential candidate who led the prosecution and represented the Creationists

William Jennings Bryan

14

one of the country's most celebrated lawyers who represented Scopes in the monkey trial

Clarence Darrow

15

prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcohol

18th Amendment

16

gave the US Treasury Department the power to enforce prohibition

Volstead Act

17

places where alcoholic beverages were sold illegally

Speakeasies

18

the illegal production and distribution of alcohol

bootlegging

19

Repealed the 18th amendment

the 21st Amendment

20

wrote "A Farewell to Arms"

Ernest Hemingway

21

wrote "The Great Gatsby"

F. Scott Fitzgerald

22

The first "talking picture" (talking movie) that began the golden age of Hollywood

The Jazz Singer

23

place in NYC where composers wrote popular music

Tin Pan Alley

24

wrote "Puttin' on The Ritz" and "White CHRISTmas"

Irving Berlin

25

the most popular comedy of the time that was about the troubles of two African Americans

Amos 'n' Andy

26

drunk baseball hero

Babe Ruth

27

world heavyweight champion from 1919-1926

Jack Dempsey

28

took Dempsey's title

Gene Tunney

29

college football's most famous player of the time, known as the "Galloping Ghost"

Red Grange

30

best golfer of the decade

Bobby Jones

31

a "flower" of the African American Arts

The Harlem Renaissance

32

the first important writer of the Harlem Renaissance, who wrote "Harlem Shadows"

Claude McKay

33

became a leading voice of the African American experience in America

Langston Hughes

34

an American style of music that developed from ragtime that used syncopated rhythms and improvisation

Jazz

35

New Orleans native who moved to Chicago and introduced Jazz

Louis Armstrong

36

the most famous nightclub in Harlem

The Cotton Club

37

composer who got his start in the cotton club

Edward "Duke" Ellington

38

the empress of the blues

Bessie Smith

39

a style of music that evolved from African American spirituals and noted for its melancholy sound

Blues

40

the first African American representative in Congress

Oscar DePriest

41

founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA)

Marcus Garvey

42

paid the price for the sins of the world

Jesus Christ