Flashcards in Vocabulary of Great Depression Deck (24):
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 sex.
Law that no hard drinks will be produced, bought, or sold
As the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States intensified in the late 1940s and early 1950s, hysteria over the perceived threat posed by Communists in the U.S. became known as the Red Scare. (Communists were often referred to as “Reds” for their allegiance to the red Soviet flag.)
a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
the generation reaching maturity during and just after World War I, a high proportion of whose men were killed during those years
a generation of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior.
The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970. Until 1910, more than 90 percent of the African-American population lived in the American South.
was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1921 to 1922, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding.
Teapot dome scandal
Are people opposed to organized government
Ford achieved his goal by building a sturdy and reliable car called ____________nicked named the Tin Lizzie
Started the solo number in music
was an American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes
Although the focus of the ________trail was the weather or not john scoops had broken the law
In 1928 the United States and 14 other nations signed the __________ an agreement that outlawed war
__________ encouraged black peoples around the world to celebrate there race
was a cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920s. During the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke.
Used conveyor belts and partly assembled cars from on the group to the next
Moving assembly belts
People that leave there own home to live somewhere else
A governor of Massachusetts
Moving pictures that have sound
A person that dose plays poems and novels about African life
A act that ton of African Americans moved across the country and there culture with them
Emergency quotes act
Limited the total amount of imergents that could enter the United States in 1921