Red Scare- the rounding up and deportation of immigrants by the federal government in 1919 and 1920.
Palmer raids- A series of raids conducted by the U.S department of justice to capture, arrest and deport anarchist.
Nativism- The policy of protecting the interests of native born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants.
Eugenics- The science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable characteristics.
Ku Klux Klan- A secret society in the southern U.S that focuses on white supremacy and terrorized others.
Fundamentalism- A form of religion especially Islam or Protestant Christianity that upholds strict belief.
Prohibition- the action of forbidding something.
Speakeasy- an illicit liquor store or night club.
Flappers- A fashionable young woman intent on enjoying herself and flouting conventional standards of behaviors.
Surrealism- A 20th century avant-garde movement in art and literature that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind.
Cubism- A 20th century art style form especially in painting.
Art Deco- the predominant decorative art style of the 1920s and 1930s.
Les Fauves- A loose group of early 20th century artists.
Model T- An automobile built by the ford motor company from 1908 to 1927.
Harlem Renaissance- A cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem.
Back to Africa movement- originated in the U.S in the 19th century. It encouraged Africans to go back to africa.
NAACP- the National Association for the Advancement of colored people, is civil rights organization founded in 1909.
Jazz- A type of music originated by African Americans in the beginning of the 20th century.
Installment Plans- An arrangement for payment by installments.
18th Amendment- prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the US.
19th Amendment- Any US citizen has the right to vote no matter the sex of the person.
21st Amendment- US constitution repealed the 18th amendment which mandated the prohibition of alcohol in 1919.
National Orgins Act- Law that severely restricted immigration by a system of national quotas that discriminated against southern and Eastern Europe.
Volstead Act- Enforced by congress from 1919 to 1933 that prevented people from selling alcohol.
Sacco and Vanzetti- convincted of robbery and murder in the early 1920s in Massachusetts sentenced to death.
Scopes trial- referred to as monkey trial was an American legal case in 1925 which a sub teacher violated the Tennessees butler act.
Teapot dome scandal- Former US navy oil reserve Wyoming that was secretly to a private oil company in 1921.
Al Capone- US gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax invasion.
Warren Harding- he was the 29th president of the US. Serving for 2 years.
Calvin Coolidge- was the 30th president of the US. He was a lawyer.
Marcus Garvey- A Jamaican political leader,publisher, journalist, entrepreneur and orator who founded the universal negro improvement association.
Zora Neale Hurston- A member of the Harlem renaissance a novelist and folklorist.
Langston Hughes- one of the innovators of jazz music.
Louis Armstrong- A trumpeter in the 1920s who lasted 5 decades.
Duke Ellington- A pianist who played in the 1920s head of band and his career lasted over 50 years.