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normalcy: a work President Harding used to get things back to the way they were before World War I

Red Scare: fear of Communism, political violence and labor unrest

Sacco and Vanzetti: Italian immigrants accused, tried and killed for a crime they probably did not commit

nativism: fear of foreigners

National Origins Act of 1924: reduced the amount of immigrants allowed into the United States

The Great Migration: movement of African-Americans from the south to the north during World War I

Ku Klux Klan: used terror and violence and hated blacks, Jews, Roman Catholics and all “foreigners

19th Amendment: gave women the right to vote

18th Amendment/prohibition: made it illegal to manufacture, sell or transport alcohol

21st Amendment: repealed the 18th Amendment

Harlem Renaissance: In a part of New York City, a time when many African-Americans became great writers, poets, musicians, entertainers, and scholars. 12. flapper: A modern young woman who rejected the

flapper: A modern young woman who rejected the strict values of the past and advocated more open attitudes toward lifestyle and fashion

stock market crash: October 29, 1929 when the price of any stocks went down and many people lost a lot of money

Great Depression: a decade in which millions of people suffered through unemployment and poverty

boom: good economic systems

unequal distribution of wealth: when very few people actually contril a high % of the wealth

bank runs: in the 1930ʼs, when people lined up at the banks to clear their accounts

the dust bowl: severe drought in the Great Plains that led to “black blizzards

Bonus Army: during the Great Depression, veterans of World War I marched to Washington, D.C. to try to get their bonus early

Moratorium: U.S. told other countries they could suspend payments owed from World War I

The new deal: President Franklin D. Rooseveltʼs plan to help get the United States out of the depression

Franklin D. Roosevelt: the president during the Great Depression and World War II

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