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    Franklin D Roosevelt

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR was an American statesman and a political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
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    Francis Willard

    Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard was an American educator temperance reformer, and a woman's suffragist. She had a great influence in the passing of the eighteenth and nineteenth amendments to the US constitution.
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley was the name given to the collection of New yore City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular ,music of the US in the late 19th century, and early 20th.
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    Clarence Darrow

    Clarence Darrow was an American lawyer, leading member of the American cvil liberties union, and prominent advocate for Geologist economic reform.
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    William Jennings Bryan

    William Jennings Bryan was an American orator and politician from Nebraska, and a dominant force in the populist wing of the democratic party standing three times as the party' s nominee fro president of the US
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    Henry Ford

    Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of Ford motor company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
  • Social Darwinism

    Social Darwinism is the theory that individuals, groups, and people are subject to the same Darwinian laws laws of natural selection as plants and animals.
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    Eleanor Roosevelt

    Anna elaenor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving first lady of the United States, having her the post from march 1933 to April 1945
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    Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. wan a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who ws a proponent of the pan- Africanism movement. He also founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association, and the African Communities League.
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    Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange was an American documentary photographer and a photojournalist, best known for her depression era work for the farm security administration.
  • First Red Scare

    The first red scare was a period during the 20th century history of the US marked by widespread fear of bolshevism and anarchism, due to real and imagined events, real events included those such as Russian revolution.
  • Relief Recovery Reform

    The relief recover and reform programs knows as the three R's were introduced by president Franklin D. Roosevelt during the great depression to address the problems of mass unemployment and the economic crisis.
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    Langston Hughes

    James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin Missouri. He was on elf the earliest innovators of the then- new literary art form (jazz poetry)
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    Charles A. Lindbergh

    Charles Augustus Lindbergh, nicknames slim was an American aviator, author, inventor, military officer, explorer, and social activist.
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    The Great Migration

    The great migration was the movement of about 6 million african Americans out of the rural southern united states to the urban northwest, midwest and west.
  • Federal Reserve System

    The federal reserve system is the central banking system of the US. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of the federal reserve act.
  • Jazz Music

    The history of jazz music origins is attributed to the turn of the 20th century New Orleans, although this unique, artistic medium occurred almost simultaneously in the rNorth American areas like Saint Louis, Kansas city and Chicago, it was also a part of the growth during the harlem renaissance.
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    Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920-1933
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    The teapot dam scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the US from 1921 to 1922 during the administration of President warren G. Harding.
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    The Scopes trial was an american legal case in 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher John T. Scopes was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler act which had made it unlawful to teach human evolution, it was against religion.
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    The Great Depression

    The great Depression was the deepest and the longest lasting economic downturn in the history of the western industrialized world. In the Unites States , the great depression began soon after the tock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wipe out millions of investors
  • Stock Market Crash

    The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as the Black Tuesday began october 24, 1929, and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States. Led to the Great Depression
  • Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem between the end of WW1 and the middle of of the 1930's. This period of time was a cultural center for black writers, artists, musicians, photographers, poets, and scholars.
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    The Dust Bowl

    Also known as the dirty thirties, the dust bowl was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US.
  • The New Deal

    By 1932, one of the bleakest years of the great Depression, at least one-quarter of the American workforce was unemployed. When President Franklin Roosevelt took office in 1933, he acted swiftly to try and stabilize the economy and provide jobs and relief to those who were suffering.
  • 20th Amendment

    The 20th amendment to the United States Constitution moved the beginning and ending of the terms of he president and use president from March 4 to January 20, and members of congress from March 4 to January 3.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

    The Tennessee Valley authority is a federally owned corporation in the US created by congressional charter In May 18, 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, and electricity generation.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

    The FDIC is an independent agency of the federal government responsible for insuring deposits made by individuals and companies in banks and other thrift institutions.
  • 21st Amendment

    The 21st amendment to the US constitution repealed the eighteenth amendment, which had mandated nationwide the prohibition of alcohol.
  • Securities And Exchange Commission

    The US securities exchange commission is an agency of the US federal government. it holds primary responsibilities fro enforcing the federal securities laws, proposing securities rules.
  • Social Security Administration

    The United States Social Security Administration is an independent agency of the Unites States federal government that administrators Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement and survivors benefits.