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AHistoryKeiserChpt12

American History Keiser chapter 12 Test Review

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Syndicates
Chains of newspapers under centralized direction
Election of 1928
Symbolized opposing rural and urban views
Automobile
This single consumer item defined the American of the 1920's
Ernest Hemingway
Wrote "The Sun Also Rises"
Gangs
Breweries were bought out and illegal beer was transported in armored trucks by these people
Model T
Affordable car
The Lost Generation
Questioned the popular culture of the 1920's
National Origins Act
Favored immigrants from northern and western Europe
Flapper
Advertising image of a young woman in the 1920's
Refrigerator
New consumer product of the 1920's
Radio Antennae
The roof of practically every tenement house on the Lower East Side of NYC looked like a forest of these
Prohibition
Gave Americans a cavalier attitude toward the law
Installment Plan
Time payment plan
Charles Lindbergh
Made 1st solo flight across Alantic
Fundamentalism
Farmers brought this literal interpretation of the Bible with them when they migrated to the cities
Louis Armstrong
The most famous jazz musician of all time
Raccoon Coat
Fashion fad
Fad
Sudden explosion of intrest in some product or activity
Bessie Smith
Famous blues singer
John Scopes
Agreed to go on trial to test the legality of the Butler Act

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