Unit 5 key Terms

  • Frances Willard

    Frances Willard
    Frances was an American educator, a temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. She was born September 28, 1839 and died February 17, 1898. France's influence was an instrumental in the passage of the 18th and the 19th Amendments to the United States Constitution.
  • Clarence Darrow

    Clarence Darrow
    Clarence was an American Lawyer and a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and a prominent advocate for Geologist economic reform.
  • William Jennings Bryan

    William Jennings Bryan
    William was an American orator and politician from Nebraska. Beginning in 1896, he emerged as a dominant force in the democratic party, standing three times as the party's nominee for president of the United States.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford
    Henry was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    He was most know for FDR, he was an American Statesman and he was also a political leader who served as the 32nd president. One of the Quotes he always use to say was "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself". He was born January 30th, 1882 and died April 12th, 1945.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor was an American politician, a diplomat, also an activist. For the United States she was the first lady to serve the United States.
  • Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey
    Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican Political Leader, publisher, journalist, and an entrepreneur. He was born August 17, 1887 and died June 10, 1940. Marcus was proponent of the Pan-Africanism Movement.
  • Langston Hughes

    Langston Hughes
    Langston Hughes was an American poet, and a social activist, he was born February 1, 1902 and died May 22, 1964. He was also one of the innovators the new literary art of Jazz.
  • Charles A. Lindbergh

    Charles A. Lindbergh
    Charles had a nickname, named Slim. He was also an American Aviator, military officer, and an inventor. He was born February 4, 1902 and died August 26 1974. Had secret families all over the world. Was a celebrity in his time.
  • Federal Reserve System

    Federal Reserve System
    The federal reserve system is the central banking system of the United States. It was created on December 23,1913, with the enactment of the federal reserve act, after a series of financial panics.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    Was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970. Until 1910 more than 90 percent of the African-American population lived in the American South.
  • Jazz Music

    Jazz Music
    More and more people would listen to so much jazz in the 1920's, in fact it was the music for the 1920's. Jazz started from the World War till the start of the depression of 1929, also known as the "Jazz Age".
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920's. But during the time it was also known as the New Negro Movement.
  • 1st Red Scare (1920s)

    1st Red Scare (1920s)
    The first Red Scare was a period during the early 20th-century history of the United States marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism, due to real and imagined events.
  • Social Darwinism

    Social Darwinism
    Peoples are subjected to the same darwinism laws of nature selection as plants and animals. Was used to justify political conservatism, imperialism, and racism and to discourage intervention and reform. Now largely discredited, social darwinism was advocated by Herbert Spencer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Warren G. Harding's "return to Normalcy"

    Warren G. Harding's "return to Normalcy"
    1920's campaign of promise, a return to the way before WWl. Was the United States candidate Warren G. Harding's campaign of promise in election of 1920.
  • Tea Pot Dome Scandal

    Tea Pot Dome Scandal
    The tea pot dome scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1921 to 1922, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding.
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    Scopes Monkey Trial
    The event was formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July 1925.
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley
    Tin Pan Alley was a name given to the collection of New York City's music. Song writers who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    was the deepest long-lasting in history of the western. It started 1929 to 1939, after the stock market crash the great depression began soon. That sent Wall Street into panic and wiped out millions of the investors.
  • Relief, Recovery, Reform

    Relief, Recovery, Reform
    This term took place and time during The Great Depression to address problems of mass unemployment and the economic crisis. FDR's three R's required either immediate, temporary or permanent actions and reforms and were collectively known as FDR's New Deal.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the 1930s.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    Was a domestic program of the administration of the U.S. Preident Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1939, which took action to bring about immediate economic relief as well as reforms in industry, agriculture, finance ,waterpower, labor, and housing, vastly increasing the scope of the federal government.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    Panic started on October 24. Was the biggest decline on October 29. There were 14 billion dollars lost that day and 30 billion that week, it was a mostly steady decline until 1932 and the business began to lay off workers, many banks failed.
  • 20th Amendment

    20th Amendment
    Moved to the beginning and ending of the terms of the president and vice president. It happened in March 4 to January 20 and of members of congress from March 4 to January 3.
  • Civilian Conservation Corp. (CCC)

    Civilian Conservation Corp. (CCC)
    The Civilian Conservation Corps was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men. Original for young men ages 18-25, it was eventually expanded to ages 17-28.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FCIC)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FCIC)
    This Corporation is a United States government corporation providing deposit insurance to depositors in US banks.
  • Prohibition

    Prohibition ended with the ratification of the 21st Amendment, which repealed the 18th Amendment, on December 5, 1933. Some states continued statewide prohibition. After the 1900's it was coordinated by the Anti-Saloon League.
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    The transportation or importation into any state, Territory, or possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

    Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
    It is a law governing the secondary trading of securities (stocks, bonds, and debentures in the United States of America.
  • Social Security Administration

    Social Security Administration
    August 14, 1935, an event happened called the Social Security Administration (SSA). It was an independent agency of the United States, and the federal government. The (SSA) was established by the law called 42 U.S.C.
  • 1936 Summer Olympics

    1936 Summer Olympics
    officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held in 1936 in Berlin, Nazi Germany.