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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.

19th amendment

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The
Law that no hard drinks will be produced, bought, or sold

21st amendment

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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.)

Red scare

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a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.

Democracy

5

the generation reaching maturity during and just after World War I, a high proportion of whose men were killed during those years

Lost generation

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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.

Flappers

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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.

Great migration

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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

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Are people opposed to organized government

Anarchy

10

Ford achieved his goal by building a sturdy and reliable car called ____________nicked named the Tin Lizzie

Model T

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Started the solo number in music

Louis armstrong

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was an American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes

Georgia O'Keele

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Although the focus of the ________trail was the weather or not john scoops had broken the law

Scoops trail

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In 1928 the United States and 14 other nations signed the __________ an agreement that outlawed war

Keelogg pact

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__________ encouraged black peoples around the world to celebrate there race

Marcus Garvey

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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.

Harlem Reniaissance

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Used conveyor belts and partly assembled cars from on the group to the next

Moving assembly belts

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People that leave there own home to live somewhere else

Expatriate

19

A governor of Massachusetts

Coolidge

20

Moving pictures that have sound

Talkies

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A person that dose plays poems and novels about African life

Langston Hughes

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A act that ton of African Americans moved across the country and there culture with them

Great migration

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Emergency quotes act

Limited the total amount of imergents that could enter the United States in 1921

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An explosion in popularity of jazz music gave the decade there name__________

Jazz age