Chapter 23 Apush Flashcard

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Henry Ford and Fordism
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1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, father of modern assembly lines, and inventor credited with 161 patents.
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"American Plan" and the open shop
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Term that some U.S. employers in the 1920s used to describe their policy of refusing to negotiate with unions. Demonstrated laissez-faire economics.
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McNary-Haugen bill
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Teapot Dome and other scandals of the Harding administration
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In 1924 Charles Forbes and Daugherty made secret deals with oilsmen leasing government oil reserves in Elk Hills
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Fordney-McCumber (1922) and Smoot-Hawley (1930) tariffs
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Andrew Mellon and the "trickle down" theory
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the Secretary of the Treasury during the Harding Administration. He felt it was best to invest in tax-exempt securities rather than in factories that provided prosperous payrolls. He believed in trickle down economics. (Hamiltonian economics)
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Charles Evans Hughes and the Washington Naval Arms Conference
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Secretary of State under Harding, Proposed a 10-year moratorium on the construction of major new warships at the Washington Conference
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Robert La Follette
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Progressive Wisconsin governor who attacked machine politics and pressured the state legislature to require each party to hold a direct primary
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the flapper
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Called the flapper because of the short-lived fad of wearing unbuckled galoshes. Flappers had short bobbed hair and wore lipstick and rouge. Spent money freely on latest styles (dresses w/short skirts, bare arms, no petticoat) and danced all night to wild jazz.
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Oscar DePriest
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first African American congressman from Northern state.
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Charles A. Lindbergh
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He was the first person to fly to paris france a trans atlantic flight. He flew around the eifel tower and arrived in paris.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
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a novelist and chronicler of the jazz age. his wife, zelda and he were the "couple" of the decade but hit bottom during the depression. his noval THE GREAT GATSBY is considered a masterpiece about a gangster's pursuit of an unattainable rich girl.
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Sinclair Lewis
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American novelist who attacked American society with irony- First American to win a Nobel Prize for Literature
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Ernest Hemingway
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One of the most popular writers of the 1920's who wrote "A Farewell to Arms"
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Georgia O'Keeffe
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United States painter (1887-1986)
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Edward Hopper
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1926 artist who painted Early Sunday Morning: personal cityscapes
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George Gershwin
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United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937)
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Duke Ellington
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United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
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Harlem Renaissance
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a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
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Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston
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Writers of the Harlem Renaissance
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the Immigration Acts and the national-origins quota system
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a limitation of the number of immigrants from each country
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Sacco and Vanzetti
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were two italian born american laborers and anarchists who were tired convicted and executed via electrocution on Aug 3 1927 in Ma for the 1920 armed robbery. it is believed they had nothing to do with the crime
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Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association
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Many poor urban blacks turned to him. He was head of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and he urged black economic cooperation and founded a chain of UNIA grocery stores and other business
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Fundamentalism and the Scopes Trial
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1925 court case in which Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan debated the issue of teaching evolution in public schools
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Aimee Semple McPherson
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United States evangelist (born in Canada) noted for her extravagant religious services (1890-1944)
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Volstead Act, "wets," and "drys"
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Alfred E. Smith versus Herbert Hoover
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Henry Ford and Fordism
answer
1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, father of modern assembly lines, and inventor credited with 161 patents.
question
"American Plan" and the open shop
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Term that some U.S. employers in the 1920s used to describe their policy of refusing to negotiate with unions. Demonstrated laissez-faire economics.
question
McNary-Haugen bill
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Find
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Teapot Dome and other scandals of the Harding administration
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In 1924 Charles Forbes and Daugherty made secret deals with oilsmen leasing government oil reserves in Elk Hills
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Fordney-McCumber (1922) and Smoot-Hawley (1930) tariffs
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find
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Andrew Mellon and the "trickle down" theory
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the Secretary of the Treasury during the Harding Administration. He felt it was best to invest in tax-exempt securities rather than in factories that provided prosperous payrolls. He believed in trickle down economics. (Hamiltonian economics)
question
Charles Evans Hughes and the Washington Naval Arms Conference
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Secretary of State under Harding, Proposed a 10-year moratorium on the construction of major new warships at the Washington Conference
question
Robert La Follette
answer
Progressive Wisconsin governor who attacked machine politics and pressured the state legislature to require each party to hold a direct primary
question
the flapper
answer
Called the flapper because of the short-lived fad of wearing unbuckled galoshes. Flappers had short bobbed hair and wore lipstick and rouge. Spent money freely on latest styles (dresses w/short skirts, bare arms, no petticoat) and danced all night to wild jazz.
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Oscar DePriest
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first African American congressman from Northern state.
question
Charles A. Lindbergh
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He was the first person to fly to paris france a trans atlantic flight. He flew around the eifel tower and arrived in paris.
question
F. Scott Fitzgerald
answer
a novelist and chronicler of the jazz age. his wife, zelda and he were the "couple" of the decade but hit bottom during the depression. his noval THE GREAT GATSBY is considered a masterpiece about a gangster's pursuit of an unattainable rich girl.
question
Sinclair Lewis
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American novelist who attacked American society with irony- First American to win a Nobel Prize for Literature
question
Ernest Hemingway
answer
One of the most popular writers of the 1920's who wrote "A Farewell to Arms"
question
Georgia O'Keeffe
answer
United States painter (1887-1986)
question
Edward Hopper
answer
1926 artist who painted Early Sunday Morning: personal cityscapes
question
George Gershwin
answer
United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937)
question
Duke Ellington
answer
United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
question
Harlem Renaissance
answer
a period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
question
Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston
answer
Writers of the Harlem Renaissance
question
the Immigration Acts and the national-origins quota system
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a limitation of the number of immigrants from each country
question
Sacco and Vanzetti
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were two italian born american laborers and anarchists who were tired convicted and executed via electrocution on Aug 3 1927 in Ma for the 1920 armed robbery. it is believed they had nothing to do with the crime
question
Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association
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Many poor urban blacks turned to him. He was head of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and he urged black economic cooperation and founded a chain of UNIA grocery stores and other business
question
Fundamentalism and the Scopes Trial
answer
1925 court case in which Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan debated the issue of teaching evolution in public schools
question
Aimee Semple McPherson
answer
United States evangelist (born in Canada) noted for her extravagant religious services (1890-1944)
question
Volstead Act, "wets," and "drys"
answer
Find
question
Alfred E. Smith versus Herbert Hoover
answer
find