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Flashcards in post ww1 Deck (24):
1

domestic affair

internal issues

2

tariff

tax on imported goods

3

isolationism

when a country keeps to itself and stays out of world conflicts and war

4

protectionism

trying to protect native-born Americans and American businesses

5

communism

the government makes all economic decisions

6

red scare

post ww1 reaction to communism-- driven by fear and mistrust

7

Sacco and Vanzetti

italian-immigrants-anarchists---- accused of murder-- and executed

8

anarchy

no government

9

palmer raids

raids on suspected communists

10

19th amendment

gave women right to vote

11

great migration

movement of Africa- American from southern farms to northern cities

12

jim crow laws

segregation laws that kept blacks and whites separate in the south

13

urban areas

cities

14

rural areas

the country

15

harlem renaissance

a celebration of African-American culture in the 1920s , jazz, art, poetry, literature

16

prohibition

13-year ban on alcohol

17

speakeasy

a secret bar where people drank during prohibition

18

popular culture

the stuff most people do and like

19

consumerism

buying more and more all the time

20

installment plan

buying stuff on payments (instead of paying cash upfront)

21

flapper

young modern 1920 woman

22

buying stocks on margin

making a down payment on a stock and trying to sell it for a profit (before paying for the rest)

23

stock speculation

buying stock in anticipation that their price will go up (regardless of the true value of the stock)

24

herbert hoover

president 1929-1933
all about buisnesses & Laissez Faire economics