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President from 1921 to 1923

Warren G. Harding

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President from 1923 to 1929

Calvin Coolidge

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President from 1929 to 1933

Herbert Hoover

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Scandal under Harding in which sec of interior fall takes bribes for granting oil leases on government land in Wyoming

Teapot dome

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Catholic anti-prohibition Democrat who lost to Coolidge in 1928, won city vote which showed growing cultural divide between American cities and rural areas

Al Smith

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Alternative name for assembly-line production

Fordism

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Term for company that offers jobs to non-union members

Open shop

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Term that refers to when companies give improved benefits and higher wages so people would not join unions

Welfare capitalism

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New music form of 1920s derived from African-American rhythms and ragtime

Jazz

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Idea that consumer goods dominate the market and what we consume defines who we are

Consumerism

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Tactic by which car companies purposely change a cars design to stimulate more sales

Planned obsolescence

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Buying a product and paying for it over the course of time also known as buying on credit

Installment plans

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Women who challenged traditional gender roles in the 1920s by being more sexually promiscuous

Flappers

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Feminist who promoted birth control

Margaret Sanger

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Religious movement of the 1920s that took historical and critical view of Bible said Bible was not to be taken literally; urban

Liberal Protestantism

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Musical literary artistic rebirth amongst African-Americans in 1920s

Harlem Renaissance

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African-American poet of the Harlem Renaissance

Langston Hughes

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African-American writer of the Harlem Renaissance

Zora Neale Hurston

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Most famous jazz performers of the Harlem Renaissance

Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong

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Black nationalist to let the "back to Africa" movement

Marcus Garvey

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Outlawed manufacture, sale, distribution of alcohol

18th amendment

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Federal law that enforced 18th amendment

Volstead act

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Conservative religious movement that took a literal view of the Bible; rural

Fundamentalism

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Group that hated blacks, Catholics, Jews, foreigners, Communists; refounded at Stone Mountain, Georgia in 1915

Ku Klux Klan

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Law that limited immigration to 2% of # of foreigners from foreign nation counted in census of 1890

Immigration quota of 1924

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Italian immigrants whose execution was seen by some as example of nativism

Sacco and Vanzetti

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Time period in which alcohol was illegal in the US 1919 to 1933

Prohibition

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Aviator who flew nonstop from New York to Paris in 1927

Charles Lindbergh

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Trial that represented clash between fundamentalists and liberals in 1920s issue was evolution

Scopes trial

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Liberal lawyer in scoped trial; defender Scoped

Clarence Darrow

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Fundamentalist lawyer during Scopes trial; prosecuted Scopes

William Jennings Bryan

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Term for those whose literature expressed disillusionment with earlier time/values and with materialism/consumerism of the 1920s

"Lost generation"

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Naval conference of 1921 that set limits on world naval sizes

Washington conference

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Renounced war as means to achieve national goals

Kellogg-Briand Pact

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Payment plan set up by American banker so that Germany could pay off World War I war debts to allied nations

Dawes plan

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Political philosophy that dominated the 1920s believed in limited government involvement in economy and favored big business over labor

Conservatism