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Roaring 20s

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S: The Roaring Twenties'

FC: The Roaring Twenties | Queajia Holley

2: Warren G. Harding | "The country needs less government in business, more business in government" | Harding wanted a laiseez-faire type of government it was called Regulation of Industry. This allowed big companies to get products cheaper. Also, it levy protective tariff and protect new companies and arigculture | "return to normalcy" return to life prior to World War 1 | 1 9 2 1 - 1 9 2 3

3: Teapot Dome Scandal | Albert Falls | One of Harding's corrupted friends | Leased US oil fields to private industries that had been set aside for the Navy. Pocketed $300,00 | After Senate investigation Falls is jailed | 1 9 2 2

4: Calvin Coolidge | "Business of America is Business" | becomes president when Harding dies and is re-elected

6: Ku Klux Klan | defenders of prohibition, traditional morality, and true Americanism | Hated African Americans, Jews, Catholics and immigrants. They would murder, rape and castrated them

7: Palmer Raids | convinced that Communist agents were planning to overthrow the American government | On November 17 over 10,000 suspected communist and anarchists were arrested and held without trial | January 2nd, another 6,000 were arrested and held without trial

8: Sacco and Vanzetti Case | accused of robbing a shoe store and stealing | treated unfairly because they they were Italians and anarchists | discrimination

9: R e d S c a r e | Russian Revolution | Turned Communist | Communism and Anarchism | hysteria | wave of fear of suspected communism and radiacls though plotting revolution within US

10: Dawes Plans | US = creditor nation | Britain and France owed US $10 Billion in Allied war debt | US businessmen loaned money to Germany so they could could pay back Britain and France and they could pay the US | 1 9 2 4

11: M e c h a n i z a t i o n | created the assembly line and standardized part which made making the Model T cheaper 1907 = $2,123 1924 = $290 | " Tin Lizzy" | Henry Ford

12: P r o h i b i t i o n | 18th | cant sale, manufacture or transport alcohol | dry

13: Bootlegging | most famous American gangster | Valentine Day Massacre | night clubs | speakeasies | expensive, watered down alcohol | "organized crime"

14: F u n d a m e n t a l i s m | believes everything in the bible is true! | TN banned teaching students evolution

15: Scopes Trials | Modernize | emphasized science and secular beliefs | John Scopes | Was a teacher in TN and taughy evolution, arrested and found gulity | Modernism vs. Fundamentalism

16: Flappers | "unladylike" | short hair, less clothes, red lipstick, drinking, smoking | sometimes arrested for indecent exposure

17: Margaret Sanger | BIRTH CONTROL!! | planned parenthood | trained nurse then became a crusader to create birth control

18: New Entertainment | Louis Armstrong | was the 1st jazz soloist to attain world wide influence | The Jazz Age everyone seemed to have money | C h a r l e s t o n

19: Radio | K D K A | night-time entertainment, popular music, classical music, sporting events, lectures, fictional stories, newscasts, weather reports, market updates, and political commentary

20: Harlem Renaissance | renewal and flourishing of black literacy and musical culture in Harlem | art, dance, and writing

21: "Back to Africa" | Marcus Garvey | charismatic leadership led by African Americans | The Universal Negro improvement Association became the largest mass movement in African American history

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