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  1. Chapter 24 Section 4 The Roaring Twenties

  2. Charles Lindbergh First person to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean

  3. 19th Amendment Giving women the right to vote for the first time.

  4. Flappers Symbolized the new liberated woman of the 1920s. *Short bobbed hair *Short skirts *Heavy makeup

  5. First Movies • Offered entertainment • Black and white • “talkie” – 1st movie • with sounds

  6. radios • Radio commercials • Athletic events • Grand Ole Opry • 1st presidential • returns

  7. Sports & Fads • Babe Ruth – Most • homeruns hit in 1927 • 60 • Gertrude Ederle – 1st • woman to swim • across the English • Channel • 1st Miss America • Pageant 1921

  8. Entertainers • Louis Armstrong – • Jazz trumpeter • Duke Ellington – • pianist/composer • Bessie Smith – • singer

  9. Harlem Renaissance A flowering of African American culture. Instilled interest in African culture and pride. Langston Hughes: Writer that went to Harlem …novels, poems, short stories

  10. expatriates People who choose to live in another country… Questioned American ideas F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Ernest Hemingway

  11. 18th Amendment Banned the manufacturing, sale & transportation of liquor in the U.S. Volstead Act – the means of enforcing the ban. Drys/Wets

  12. bootlegging Making & selling illegal alcohol

  13. Al Capone (Scarface) Controlled organize crime & local politics in Chicago. Smuggled alcohol during prohibition…

  14. 21st Amendment Prohibition repealed in 1933…. Now you could make and sell alcohol…

  15. nativism The belief that native born Americans are superior to foreigners Revival of the Ku Klux Klan

  16. Emergency Quota Act Established a quota system… An arrangement placing a limit on the number of immigrants from another country

  17. The Scopes Trial evolution: The scientific theory that humans evolved over vast periods of time. John Scopes convicted of breaking the law and fined $100.

  18. Election of 1928 President Coolidge did not run for a second term. Herbert Hoover “To Hooverize” meant to “economize, to save and share.”

  19. Will Rogers Performed in the Wild West shows – trick-roping act, sense of humor made him a star. “I don’t make jokes – I just watch the government & report the facts.”