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    Frances willard

    Frances was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Her influence was instrumental in the passage of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution
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    Clarence darrow

    Clarence was an American lawyer, leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and prominent advocate for Georgist economic reform.
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    William jennings Bryan

    Williams 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 for President of the United States.
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    Henry ford

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

    Social Darwinism is the scientific belief that humans come from the evolvement of apes. And the scientific belief of organisms connecting to the background of an evolved organism. Social Darwinism was said by Herbert Spencer and others in the late 19th and early 20th century. Social Darwinism was used to justify political conservatism, imperialism, and racism and to discourage intervention and reform.
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City in 1882 is when a number of music publishers set up shops in the same district of Manhattan.
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    Marcus Garvey

    Marcus was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement
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    Langston Hughes

    Langston e was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry.He also was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist
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    Charles A Lindbergh

    charles was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and environmental activist.
  • The Federal Reserve System

    The Federal Reserve System was made to address banking panics. is the central banking system og the U.S and was created in 1913. The FRS monetary policy decisions do not have to be approved by the President or anyone else in the executive or legislative branches of government.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the South to the Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1910 and 1970. Until 1910, more than 90 percent of the African-American population lived in the South. By the end of the Great Migration, a bare majority of 53 percent remained in the South, while 40 percent lived in the North, and 7 percent in the West, and African-Americans had become an urbanized population.
  • The 21st Amendment

    The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment which ordered prohibition on alcohol in 1919. The 21st Amendment was ratified in 1933 and is the most unique amendment out of the 27 for being the only one to cancel a previous amendment and to have been ratified by state ratifying convention.
  • The First Red Scare

    The First Red Scare was during the early 20th-century and was a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism, due to events such as the Russian Revolution. In 1919–1920, An uprise in political commotion in American society and the spread of communism and anarchism in the American labor movement caused paranoia.
  • Warren G. Harding’s “Return to Normalcy”

    Warren G. Harding’s said “ return to normalcy” which meant he wanted the country to go back to the way it was before WW1 which he had promised in his election in 1920.
  • Prohibition

    Prohibition was the banning of alcoholic beverages in 1920 to 1933. Prohibition started because alcohol was believed to have made their country weak and was said to be a trick of the working man to lose money. The men couldn’t support their families because they were spending all their time at the saloon and spending all their money and the wife and children were starved. People became angry after they took away the alcohol and there was a rise in group crimes and hidden saloons.
  • The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance was a rise in cultural, social, and artistic that took place in Harlem, New York, in the 1920s it was also known as the "New Negro Movement,"at that time. Also the movement spread the new African-American cultural to urban areas in the Northeast and Midwest United States which were affected by the African-American Great Migration.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    The Teapot Dome Scandal was a bribery situation in the United States from 1921-1922. Secretary Albert Bacon Fall had loaned Navy fuel reserves into the Teapot Dome in Wyoming and two other locations in California to oil companies at low rates without competitive bidding. In 1922 and 1923, the loans became the subject of an investigation by Senator Thomas J. Walsh. Fall was later arrested from accepting bribes from the oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison.
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    The Scopes Trial was an American legal case in 1925 when a substitute high school teacher named John Scopes was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act. The Act had made it illegal to teach human evolution in any state-funded school. The trial was staged to attract people into Dayton, Tennessee where it was held. Scopes was unsure whether he had ever taught evolution, but he purposely said he was guilty so that the case could have a suspect.
  • Jazz Music

    Jazz became popular in america but the elders didn’t like it and thought it was un holy and unnatural. The jazz age created the dances called Charleston and the Black Bottom. Their were famous orchestras in New York that were led by Fletcher Henderson, Paul Whiteman, and Duke Ellington. Many jazz musicians from New Orleans moved to Chicago for employment but the employment business soon moved to New York for the jazz musicians.
  • Stock Market Crash “Black Tuesday”

    The Stock Market Crash “Black Tuesday” was also known as the Wall Street Crash began in 1929 and was one of the most devastating market crash of the United States. The big devastating market crash was the beginning of the hardest time in america the Great Depression that affected all Western industrialized countries.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression was an economic depression in the 1930s. In most countries the depression started in 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s. The Great Depression was the farthest the world's economy declined. The depression began after a fall in stock prices and became worldwide news with the stock market crash in 1929 known as Black Tuesday.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl was severe dust storms that damaged the agriculture of the U.S. and Canadian prairies during the 1930s. There was severe drought and failure to attempt to prevent wind erosion. The drought came in three waves 1934, 1936, and 1939 but other regions experienced drought constantly for as long as 8 years. Many of the farmers started plowing really deep in the soil which made deep rooted grasses that trapped soil and moisture even in drought and high wind conditions.
  • The 20th Amendment

    The 20th Amendment stated the beginning and ending of the President, Vice Presidents, and of members of Congresses terms since 1933. The 20th Amendment also has determined what is to be done when there is no president elect.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    FDR was the 32nd President of the U.S. in 1933. FDR was the longest term in the U.S. and lead the U.S. government during the depression and war. FDR had programs for relief, recovery, and reform, known as the New Deal. FDR built the New Deal which brought together and united labor unions, big city machines, whites, African Americans, and rural white Southerners. The New Deal also lead to the creation of the Fifth Party System.
  • The New Deal

    When Franklin Roosevelt became President in 1933 he took action immediately to try to stabilize the economy, provide jobs, and relief to those who are suffering. Over an eight year period the government made many experimental projects and programs known as the New Deal. The New Deal was made to restore dignity and wealth to the American citizens. Roosevelt’s New Deal changed the federal government’s relationship with the people of the United States
  • “Relief, Recovery, Reform”

    Franklin D. Roosevelt created the three R’s to help the country after the Great Depression from 1933 - 1938. The three R’s are relief, recovery, and reform and the programs created for the three R’s are generative jobs and hope. The three R’s also created what we know as “alphabet soup” which is a series of acts and agencies that created a huge federal government.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

    The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation created by the congressional charter in 1933. The TVA was to provide an area greatly affected by the great depression with navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development. The TVA was also created to be a economic development agency that would use federal and electricity to make the economy and society modernized.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FCIC)

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is a U.S. government corporation providing deposit insurance to the U.S. banks. The FCIC was created in 1933 by the banking act after the Great Depression to restore trust in the American banking system because more than one-third of banks failed in those years.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States and served as the United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly. She attended Allenswood Academy in London and was influenced by its feminist principal Marie Souvestre. When she returned to the U.S. she married her fifth cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1905.
  • Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is an agency of the U.S. federal government. It is responsible for applying the federal securities laws, securities rules, regulating the securities industry, the nation’s stock and options exchanges, other activities and organizations, and the electronic securities markets in the United States.
  • Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange was an American documentary photographer and photojournalist and was best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Lange's photographs improved the madness of the Great Depression and increased the development of documentary photography.
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

    The Social Security Administration is an agency of the federal government that manages Social Security. The agency provides programs such as retirement, disability, and survivors benefits. To qualify for most of these benefits most workers pay Social Security taxes on their earnings. The Social Security Administration used to be known as Social Security Board and the SSB was created by President Roosevelt in 1935.