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[APUSH] Chapter 21 The Roaring Life of the 1920s

speakeasies
Hidden Saloons and nightclubs that illegally sold liquor
bootleggers
smugglers who brought alcohol in from Canada and the Caribbean
Fundamentalism
Religious movement based on the belief that everything written in the Bible was literally ture
Clarence Darrow
Faniyse trial lawyer
Scopes trial
Trial of John Scopes for teaching evolution
flapper
– woeman in the 1920’s who bobbed their hair
– wore short skirts
– defied the morals and restrictions of the earlier generations
double standard
set of principles granting one group more freedom than another freedom
Babe Ruth
– Star baseball player
– He set a record for hitting 60 home runs in the season
Gertrude Ederle
First woman to swim the English Channel
(at only 19 years of age)
Charles A. Lindbergh
– First person to fly solo across the Atlantic
– many people viewed him as a hero
Geroge Gershwin
– U.S. composer
– incorported jazz into classical forms
– composed scores for musical comedies
Sinclair Lewis
– U.S. novelist
– satirized middle class America in his novel ‘Main Street’
F. Scott Futzgerald
– writer of “This side of Paradies” and “The Great Gastsby”
– coined the term “Jazz Age”
Eda St. Vincent Millay
– wrote poems celebrating youth
– a life of independence and freedom from traditional constraints
Ernest Hemingway
– Lost Generation writer
– spent much of his life in Frances, Spain and Cuba during WWI
– notable works include a farewell to arms
James Weldon Johnson
– poet & civil rights leader
– NAACP leader & Harlem Renaissance writer
– song “Lift Every Voiced and Sing”
Harlem Renaissance
African-Am. artistic movement
Claude Mckay
– poet
– was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance movement
– wrote the poem “If we must die”
Langston Hughe
– African-Am. poet
– described the rich culture of African Amercian life using rhythms influenced by jazz music
– had a major impact on the Harlem Renaissance
Zora Neale Hurston
– anthropologist
– author of the Harlem Renassiance
– black witer
– wanted to save African-Am. folklore
Paul Robeson
– U.S. bass singer
– outspoken critic of racism and proporent of socialism
Louis Armstrong
– African-Am. jazz musician during the Harlem Renaissance
– trumpeter
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington
– Chicago middle calss
– moved to Harlem in 1923
– began playing at the cotton club
– composer, pianist and band leader
– Most influential figures in jazz
Bessie Smith
– U.S. blues singer

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Hidden Saloons and nightclubs that illegally sold liquor
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smugglers who brought alcohol in from Canada and the Caribbean
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