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prohibition

banned constricted the manufacturing and consumption of alcohol but also created gangs in the process

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Speakeasy

place where illegal alcohol was sold and consumed

3

Bootleggers

Ppl who hid alcohol in their boots

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Consumerism

Theory that it's economically attractive to encourage the attainment of goods and services

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Credit

ability to obtain goods now and pay later, pay small price now and pay it later

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Mass media

radio waves, newspaper, magizenes

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talkies

first movies with audio
Firdt movie with sound was the "Jazz Singer", on Oct. 9,1927

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Mass production

great # of products produces like automobiles and radios

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flapper

promiscious women who wore shorter hair and clothes, told off-color jokes

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KKK

group that used threats and violence, to intimidate newly freed blacks, also targeted catholics, jews, immigrants

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Kellogg Briand Pact

Nations agreed to abandon war and negoticate disputes peacefully

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Red Scare

Belief communists"red" might seize power and lef to nationwide panic

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why are the 1920s called the roaring 20's

The roar was a new era of women w/ jobs, voting, new upbringing in general

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how did mass production impact the production and cost of the ford model t

could be sold @ cheaper cost since so many were being produced

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list the reasons americans began to participate in sports

had more money and leisure time post world war 1

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whats the 18th ammendment. how did it affect alcohol consumption

Banned consumption and manufacture of alcohol
made people drink more, form speak-easies, gangs

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in what ways were gov. officials corrupted by prohibition

same gov. officials benefitted from the liquor trade

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why was the prohibition difficult to enforce

not enough agents, corrupt law authorities, public wanted a repeal