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Red scare (1919-1920)

-period of intense anti-communism
-Palmer raids resulted in 6000 deportation of people suspected of subversive activities

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criminal Syndicalism laws (1919-1920)

-passed by many states during the red scare
-laws were outlawed the mere advocacy of violence to secure social change

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American plan

-Business oriented approach to worker relation
-managers sought to strengthen their communication with workers and to offer benefits like pension and insurance

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Immigrants act of 1924 (National origins act)

-establish quotas for immigration to the US

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18th amendment (volstad act) (1919)

-prohibited the manufacture sale and transportation of alcohol
-prohabition

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Racketeers

-people who obtain money illegally
-invaded the ranks of labor during the 1920s

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Bible belt

-region of the American south
-protestant fundamentalism and belief in literal interpretation of the Bible where traditionally strongest here

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Fundamentalism

-protestant Christian movement emphasizing the literal truth of the Bible and opposing religious modernism which sought to reconcile religion and science

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Scientific management

-A system of industrial management created and promoted in the early 20th century by Frederick W Taylor
-emphasized stopwatch efficiency to improve factory performance
-gained immense popularity across the United States and Europe

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Fordism

-System of assembly line manufacturing and mass production named after Henry ford

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Henry ford

- founder of ford motor company and the model T car

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United Negro improvement Association (UNIA)

-A black nationalist organization founded in 1914 By Marcus garvey in order to promote resettlement of African-Americans to their African homeland and to stimulate a vigorous separate black Economy within the US

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Modernism

-artistic and cultural movement
-revolt against comfortable Victorian standard and excepted change chance contingency uncertainty and fragmentation

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Lost generation

-creative Circle of expatriate American artists and writers including Ernest Hemingway, f. Scott fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein

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Harlem Renaissance

-A creative outpouring among African-American writers JAzz musicians, and social thinkers centered around Harlem in the 1920s
-celebrated black culture and advocated for a New Negro in American social political and intellectual life

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Bolshevic reolution (1917)

-Second stage of the Russian Revolution in November 1917 when Vladimir Lenin and his Bolshevik party seized power and established a communist state