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1

Having won the right to vote in _____, women sought to break free from traditional roles.

1920

2

______, ______, and ______ became linked to ___________ _______.

Romance, pleasure, friendship, successful marriages

3

______ _____'s theories also affected people's ideas about relationships, especially his theories about human sexuality.

Sigmund Freud

4

Some women known as _______, smoked cigarettes, drank prohibited liquor, and wore makeup and sleeveless dresses with short skirts

Flappers

5

______ _____'s research led to a dramatic drop in the death rates of ________.

Florence Sabin, tuberculosis

6

_________ ______ believed that families could improve their standard of living by limiting the number of children they had.

Margaret Sanger

7

______ founded the _______ _____ ______ _____ in 1921 to promote knowledge about birth control.

Sanger, American Birth Control League

8

_____ _____ increased dramatically, particularly in the ______ _____.

Birth control, middle class

9

Many people joined a religious movement known as ___________.

Fundamentalism

10

_____________ believed that the Bible was literally true and without error.

Fundamentalists

11

__________ rejected Charles Darwin's theory of ______.

Fundamentalists, evolution

12

______ is the scientific theory that humans and other forms of life have evolved over time.

Evolution

13

Fundamentalists would embrace _______.

Creationism

14

_________ is the belief that God created the world and everything in it, usually in the way the Bible described it.

Creationism

15

The __________ ______ _______ _______ ( ? ) advertised for a teacher willing to be arrested for teaching evolution.

American Civil Liberties Union ( ACLU )

16

_____ __ ______, a biology teacher in _____, _________ volunteered

John T. Scopes, Dayton, Tennessee

17

At the trial, _____ _______ ____, a three time presidential candidate, was the prosecutor representing the creationists.

William Jennings Bryan

18

_______ _____, one of the country's most celebrated trial lawyers, defended Scopes.

Clarence Darrow

19

The ____ amendment went into effect in January 1920 which prohibited the manufacture and/or sale of alcohol.

18th

20

The ________ ____ gave the U.S. Treasury Department the power to enforce Prohibition.

Volstead Act

21

In the 1920s, __________ ________ agents made more than ____ arrests, but Americans still ignored the law.

Treasury Departments, 540k

22

People would flock to ________.

Speakeasies

23

________ were a where alcoholic beverages were sold illegally.

Speakeasies

24

Liquor also was readily available in rural areas through _________ - the illegal production and distribution of alcohol.

Bootlegging

25

__ _____, one of the most successful and well-known gangsters of the era, had many police officers, judges, and other officials on his payroll.

Al Capone

26

The ___ amendment, ratified in 1933, repealed the 18th amendment,

21st

27

Many artists, writers, and intellectuals flocked to ________ _______ _____ in _____'s ____ _____.

Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, Chicago’s South Side

28

Among the great writers of the time was ______ ________, who wrote moving novels about war and its aftermath, such as __ ______ __ ___.

Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

29

__ ____ ________criticized society’s superficiality in ___ _____ _______.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

30

In 1927 the golden age of Hollywood began with the first “talking” picture, ___ ____ ______.

The Jazz Singer