US History Unit 6

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Bootlegger
A person who made or transported alcohol illegally

Fundamentalist
A person who believes in a strict interpretation of the bible or another religious book

Assembly Line
A row of factory workers who put together a product, part by part, as it passes by on a conveyor belt

Dust Bowl
An area of land where vegetation has been lost and soil reduced to dust, and eroded, espically as a consequence of a drought

Installment Plan
The payment for an item in small regular amounts over a period of time

Prohibition
The prevention by law of the manufacturing and sale of alcohol between 1920 and 1933

Migrant Work
A worker who moves from place to place to do seasonal work

Quota
A fixed number of a certain group of immigrants admitted to a country

Jazz Age
The name given to the 1920s because of the new popularity of jazz music

Harlem Renaissance
A cultural movement of African-American writers, painters, and musicians; many lived in Harlem area of New York City

Ku Klux Klan
Group that Saw all foreigners as a threat to the United States

ACLU
The organization that disagreed with the law prohibiting the teaching of evolution

Warren G Harding
Won the election 1920; president plagued with many scandals

Albert Fall
Secretary of the Interior responsible for the Teapot Dome scandal; first cabinet member to be imprisoned

Henry Ford
Invented the assembly line and an affordable automobile

Calvin Coolidge
Became president after Warren Harding died; served until 1928

Louis Armstrong
African American musician who made jazz famous around the world

Zora Neale Hurston
Wrote novels based on African-American folklore

F Scott Fitzgerald
Wrote the great Gatsby which betrayed people only interested in becoming rich

Al Jolson
Starred in the first “talkie” released in 1927

George Herman Ruth
Babe Ruth played for the New York Yankees

Charles Lindbergh
Became the first person to fly from New York to Paris, across the Atlantic, alone

Gertrude elderle
Was the first woman to swim across the English Channel from France to England

Amiee Semple McPherson
Evangelism who build a large church in Los Angeles that appeal to people who had recently moved to the city

Nicole Socko ad Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Italian immigrants who were arrested in Massachusetts for a payroll robbery and the murder of a paymaster and his guard

Al Capone
A famous gangster who transported and sold alcohol illegally

Clarence Darrow
The ACLU lawyer that represented John Scopes during his trial

William Jennings Bryan
A strong fundamentalist who represented the state of Tennessee in the Scopes trial

When did Germany join the League of Nations?
1926

What was revealed in 1923?
Teapot dome scandal is revealed

Who flew from New York to Paris in 1927?
Charles Lindbergh

What was the main concern of the three men who were elected President in the 1920?
For business and economy to work together

Why did Hoover believe in American industry and government working together?
Together, they could bring prosperity or economic well bring to americans

How did the automobile affect other industries?
They grew and gave more work .

How did the businss boom affect the average American?
Because of the automobile, the average american could transport themselves to their jobs

How did advertising help to strengthen the economy in the 1920s?
It grew to take advantage of Americans desire to buy goods that they did not need

What were some of the changes in American Literature?
American Authors began to write about the changes in society

Who were some of the heroes of the 1920s?
Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, Amelia Earhart

What gains did women make in politics in the 1920s?
The 19th amendment was ratified

How did prohibition lead to an increase in organized crimes?
Because alcohol consumption was no longer available so the public turned to gangsters and bootleggers who summered alcohol

What were two reason people wanted to limit immigration?
They were taking jobs, and the presence of communist in the US

How did some people think Sacco and Vanzetti had been wrongly convicted?
Because they had radical ideas to change the government and they were foreigners

What was one way religion and science seemed to differ in the 1920s?
religion – God created evolutionScience – Man created evolution

What was the outcome of the Scopes trial?
Scopes was convicted, and fined 100$ but the supreme court later reversed the decision

How many years after the Great Depression began did the New Deal take effect?
4 years

Who started the Spanish Civil War?
Francisco Franco

What part did the consumers goods play in causing the Great Depression?
Mass production; Making more product than they can sell

Why did the Hawly Smoot Tariff Act backfire?
European counties raised tariffs which lowered trade between countires

What steps did President Hoover take to help the economy?
Asked congress to cut taxes and for more public works because he wanted to put people to work

What caused farm families to migrate from the Great Plains to California?
The dust bowl effected their area, and they needed jobs

What caused the dust bowl?
A drought

Workers wages during the business boom stayed about the same
True

The National Origins Act raised tariffs on foreign goods and managed to hurt the economy
True

American Literature become more realistic during the 1920s
False

The invention of the automobile had absolutely no affect on other industries
False

Prohibition helped to bring about an increase in organized crime
True

Women gained the right to vote nationally in 1920
True

Many communists were deported from the United Sates in the 1920s
Falso

The Great Depression began in 1932
False

The main concern of all three presidents in the 1920s was expanding the borders of the United States
False

Sacco and Vanzetti were convicted of the alleged crimes against them
True

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