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Large-scale manufacturing done with machinery

mass production

2

installed the first moving assembly line

Henry Ford

3

how sensitive product demand is to price

elasticity

4

surfaces attached to wings that could be tilted to steer a plane

ailerons

5

invented ailerons

Glen Curtiss

6

introduced the world's first airmail service

the postmaster general

7

authorized postal officials to hire private airplane operator to carry mail

Kelly Act

8

provided federal aid to build airports

air commerce act of 1926

9

invented a special circuit that made it practical to transmit sound via long-range radio

Edwin Armstrong

10

the first radio broadcast by Westinghouse company in 1920

news of Harding's landslide election victory

11

the radio station's call letters

KDKA

12

NBC

national broadcasting company

13

CBS

columbian broadcasting system

14

reflected the prejudices and fears of this era

The Sacco-Vanzetti Case

15

people who oppose all forms of government

anarchists

16

founded the new KKK in Atlanta, GA in 1915

William J. Simmons

17

restricted annual admission to the US by ethnic group

Emergency Quota Act

18

targeted African Americans, Catholics, Jews, Immigrants and other groups of being "Un-American"

Ku Klux Klan (KKK)

19

75% of radios and 60% of automobiles had been purchased on the...

installment plan

20

successfully competed with Ford

General Motors and Chrysler

21

"labor savers" were introduced, such as...

the electric iron, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, and refrigerators