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Roaring ABC’s. By Deran Huntington. A. Al Capone an Italian mobster who distributed alchohal during prohibition . B. Bull Market A time when the stock market was doing very well. C. Calvin Coolidge Vice president of this time period. Didn’t speak much. D. Disarmament

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Roaring abc s

Roaring ABC’s

By Deran Huntington


A

  • Al Capone

  • an Italian mobster who distributed alchohal during prohibition


B

  • Bull Market

  • A time when the stock market was doing very well


C

  • Calvin Coolidge

  • Vice president of this time period.

  • Didn’t speak much


D

  • Disarmament

  • Taking away the troops of a country


E

  • Equal Rights movement

  • Gave women and blacks the right to vote rights


F

  • Flappers

  • Different kind of style

  • Started smoking in public and drinking in speak easys


G

  • Garvey, Marcus

  • Led the Harlem renaissance


H

  • Harlem Renaissance

  • A time when black culture was being flourishing and being reborn


I

  • Integration

  • Blacks and whites started to integrate in Harlem in New York City as blacks fought for equality


J

  • Jazz

  • A form of music inspired by blues


K

  • Kleenex

  • A brand of tissues, company started during this time period this


L

  • Langsten Hughes

  • A poet and book writer. Wrote The souls Of blacks a novel that told the two sides of blacks during this time period


M

  • Marathon dancing

  • Contests held to see who could dance the longest, tested endurance and spirit of contestants. Record is 27 straight hours held by Alma Cummings 32


N

  • New Negro movement

  • Led by Marcus Garvey

  • Another name for the Harlem Renaissance


O

  • “Old fashion girl”

  • Dress and acted more traditional and formal than the flappers


P

  • Prohibition

  • A ban of alchohal in the early 1900`s


Q

  • Quote system- everybody had to do the same amount of work.


R

  • Recession

  • An economic slump


S

  • Stocks

  • Shares of a company that can be bought and owned by investers


T

  • “Torpedo”

  • A hired gun, most often affiliated with mobsters and crime.


U

  • Unions

  • Unions right were controlled by court and employees created company unions


V

  • Valentino

  • Rudolph Valentino

  • Famous actor played as “Sheik”


W

  • Warren G. Harding

  • President during this time

  • Died of a heart attack


X

  • Xylophone

  • An instrument very popular in this time period


Y

  • Yankees

  • Babe Ruth a famous baseball player of the yankees had a 60 home run season and 714 in his season


Z

  • Zora Neale Hurston

  • Collected African American folklore, stories and prayers before the culture died


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