AP US History Chapter 22

AP US History Chapter 22

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Section 1

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Hollywood

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City in Californian where by the 1920s nearly 90% of all the films in the world were produced.

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prohibition

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The ban on the manufacture and sale of alcohol that went into effect in January 1920 with the 18th amendment. Repealed by the 21st amendment.

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American Civil Liberties Union

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An organization formed during the Red Scare to protect free speech rights.

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dollar diplomacy

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Policy emphasizing the connection between America's economic and political interests overseas.

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National Origins Act

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A United States federal law that limited the number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States in 1890, according to the Census of 1890.

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associated state

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A system of voluntary business cooperation with government.

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Scopes trial

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Highly publicized court case argued by Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan in which the issue of teaching evolution in public schools was debated.

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U. S. Border Patrol

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Established after the National Origins Act to police the border.

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Red Scare

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Term for the communism that swept the country first after WWI, led to a series of government raids on alleged subversives and suppression of civil liberties in the spirit of preemption.

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Sheppard-Towner Federal Maternity and Infancy Act

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The first federally funded health-care legislation that provided federal funds for medical clinics, prenatal education programs, and visiting nurses.

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soft power

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The exercise of popular cultural influence, as radio and movies in the 1920s celebrated the American Dream.

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Universal Negro Improvement

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A Harlem-based group, led by charismatic, Jamaican-born Marcus Garvey, that arose in the 1920s to mobilize African American workers and champion black separatism.

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Adkins v Children's Hospital

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1923 Supreme Court case that voided a minimum a minimum wage for women workers in DC reversing many of the gains that had bee achieved through the Muller v. Oregon.

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League of Women Voters

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Formed to support the 19th amendment, ERA, federal aid for maternal and childcare, Social Security, and social welfare.

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consumer credit

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New forms of borrowing such as auto loans and installment plans.

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Pan-Africanism

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Argued that people of African descent, in all parts of the world had a common destiny and should cooperate in political action.

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Bolshevics

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Member of Russian soviet democratic party.

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Lost Generation

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Young artists and writers who felt alienated from America's mass-culture society in the 1920s. Major writers: Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Welfare capitalism

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An approach to labor relations in which companies meet some of their workers' needs (improved benefits and higher wages) without prompting by unions, thus preventing strikes and keeping productivity high

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Teapot Dome

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Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall's accepted bribes to secretly lease oil-rich public land to private companies .

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flapper

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Young 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.

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Harlem Renaissance

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The group of African American artists, intellectuals, and social leaders who lived in Harlem in the 1920s.

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Ku Klux Klan

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Secret Society that first thwarted black freedom after the Civil War that was reborn in 1915 to fight against perceived threats posed by African Americans, immigrants, radicals, feminists, Catholic, and Jews.

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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Organization that denounced imperialism, stressed human suffering caused by militarism, and proposed social justice measures.

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jazz

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Unique American musical form developed in New Orleans and other parts of the South before World War I.

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Palmer raids

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A series of raids on radical organizations that peaked in January 1920, when federal agents arrested 6,000 citizens and aliens and denied the prisoners access to legal counsel.

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