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Langston Hughes

Harlem Renaissance writers included Langston Hughes and Claude McKay.

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Marcus Garvey

During the 1910s and 1920s, Marcus Garvey encouraged black people the world to express pride in their culture.

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21st Amendment

In 1933 state and federal governments responded with the 21st amendment which ended prohibition.

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19th amendment

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of gender.

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Red scarce

These attitudes led to a Red Scarce, a time of fear of Communists, or Reds.

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Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was well known for her detailed paintings of flowers and of the Southwest.

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Harlem Renaissance

This community became the center of the Harlem Renaissance, a period of African American artistic accomplishment.

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Flappers

Young women known as flappers cut their hair short and wore makeup and short dresses, openly challenging traditional ideas of how women were supposed to behave.

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Scopes Trail

In May 1925 a Dayton, Tennessee, high school science teacher named John T. Scopes was put on trial for teaching evolution in what became known as the Scopes trial.

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Great migration

During World War 1 large numbers of African Americans began leaving the South to take jobs in northern factories. This movement, called the Great Migration.

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Kellogg Briand Act

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

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Hoover

When President Coolidge decided not to run for re-election in 1928, the party chose his secretary of commerce, Herbert Hoover, as its nominee.

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Louis Armstrong

Jazz musician that experimented with various sounds and rhythms to create a new kind of music

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Lost Generation

Writers who criticized American society in the 1920’s thus became known as the Lost Generation

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Louis Armstrong

Jazz musician that experimented with various sounds and rhythms to create a new kind of music

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Lost Generation

Writers who criticized American society in the 1920’s thus became known as the Lost Generation