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19th amendment

Women get the right to vote.

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21st amendment.

This amendment ended prohibition

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Langston Hughes

He was a Harlem Renaissance writer

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Marcus Garvey

He encouraged black people around the world to express pride in their culture

5

Red Scare

It was a time of fear of Communists, or Reds

6

Georgia O'Keefe

She was well known for her detailed paintings of flowers and the Southwest

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Harlem Renaissance

It was a period of African American artistic accomplishment

8

Flapper

Flappers cut their hair and wore makeup and short dresses

9

Scopes Trial

a high school science teacher named John T. Scopes was put on trial for teaching evolution in what became known as the Scopes Trial

10

Great Migration

During WWI large numbers of African Americans began leaving the South to take jobs in factories. This was called the Great Migration

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Kellogg Briand Act

In 1928 the US and 14 other nations signed the Kellogg Briand Pact, an agreement that outlawed war.

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Anarchy

Anarchists are people opposed to organized government

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Talkies

Motion picture with sound

14

Hoover

He was a nominee

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Coolidge

He was a running mate

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Lost generation

Writers who criticized American society

17

Teapot Dome Scandal

It was a cartoon called Juggernaut, and was published in 1924

18

Lois Armstrong

He experimented with various sounds and rhythms to create a new kind of music. He was known for his solo performances

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Expatriate

People who leave their home country

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Moving assembly line

This system used conveyor belts to move parts that were partly assembled from one group of people to the next

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Emergency Quota Act

The emergency quota Act of 1921 limited the total number of immigrants

22

Model T

This was a sturdy reliable car nicknamed the Tin Lizzie made by Henry Ford

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Henry Ford

He designed the Model T automobile and he made the moving assembly line

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Prohibition

During this period of time, the government limited the sale of alcoholic beverages but people still did it anyway