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Propaganda

<p>information, often biased or misleading in nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view</p>

information, often biased or misleading in nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view

<p>information, often biased or misleading in nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view</p>
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Great Migration

<p>movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural South to cities in the North between 1914 and 1920</p>

movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural South to cities in the North between 1914 and 1920

<p>movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural South to cities in the North between 1914 and 1920</p>
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Nativism

Discrimination against immigrants

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Isolationism

<p>foreign policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs</p>

foreign policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs

<p>foreign policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs</p>
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Communism

<p>political-economic ideology calling for social and economic justice for the working classes; calls for the redistribution of wealth from the upper and middle classes through state ownership and management of property of behalf of all workers</p>

political-economic ideology calling for social and economic justice for the working classes; calls for the redistribution of wealth from the upper and middle classes through state ownership and management of property of behalf of all workers

<p>political-economic ideology calling for social and economic justice for the working classes; calls for the redistribution of wealth from the upper and middle classes through state ownership and management of property of behalf of all workers</p>
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Anarchism

political philosophy that opposes government in any form

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Sacco and Vanzetti

<p>Italian immigrants with radical political beliefs executed in 1927 for murdering a guard during an armed robbery; believed by many to have been innocent</p>

Italian immigrants with radical political beliefs executed in 1927 for murdering a guard during an armed robbery; believed by many to have been innocent

<p>Italian immigrants with radical political beliefs executed in 1927 for murdering a guard during an armed robbery; believed by many to have been innocent</p>
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Immigration Acts of 1921 and 1924

<p>laws that decreased immigration, especially Italians, Eastern European Jews and Slavs, and Asians, by establishing annual quotas for the number of immigrants allowed into the US from each country</p>

laws that decreased immigration, especially Italians, Eastern European Jews and Slavs, and Asians, by establishing annual quotas for the number of immigrants allowed into the US from each country

<p>laws that decreased immigration, especially Italians, Eastern European Jews and Slavs, and Asians, by establishing annual quotas for the number of immigrants allowed into the US from each country</p>
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Prohibition

<p>Eighteenth Amendment ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages</p>

Eighteenth Amendment ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages

<p>Eighteenth Amendment ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages</p>
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Speakeasies

<p>illegal bars during Prohibition</p>

illegal bars during Prohibition

<p>illegal bars during Prohibition</p>
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Bootleggers

<p>People who produced, smuggled, or sold alcoholic beverages illegally during the era of Prohibition</p>

People who produced, smuggled, or sold alcoholic beverages illegally during the era of Prohibition

<p>People who produced, smuggled, or sold alcoholic beverages illegally during the era of Prohibition</p>
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Al Capone

<p>Chicago gangster who controlled bootlegging, speakeasies, and prostitution rings until his arrest for tax evasion in 1931</p>

Chicago gangster who controlled bootlegging, speakeasies, and prostitution rings until his arrest for tax evasion in 1931

<p>Chicago gangster who controlled bootlegging, speakeasies, and prostitution rings until his arrest for tax evasion in 1931</p>
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Flappers

<p>young women who wore bobbed hair, heavy makeup, and short skirts and defied traditional social conventions</p>

young women who wore bobbed hair, heavy makeup, and short skirts and defied traditional social conventions

<p>young women who wore bobbed hair, heavy makeup, and short skirts and defied traditional social conventions</p>
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Henry Ford

<p>automobile manufacturer who pioneered assembly-line mass production</p>

automobile manufacturer who pioneered assembly-line mass production

<p>automobile manufacturer who pioneered assembly-line mass production</p>
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Birth of a Nation

<p>Controversial but highly influential and innovative silent film directed by D.W. Griffith. It demonstrated the power of film propaganda and revived the KKK.</p>

Controversial but highly influential and innovative silent film directed by D.W. Griffith. It demonstrated the power of film propaganda and revived the KKK.

<p>Controversial but highly influential and innovative silent film directed by D.W. Griffith. It demonstrated the power of film propaganda and revived the KKK.</p>
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Harlem Renaissance

<p>period in the 1920s-1930s when African-American achievements in art, music, and literature flourished</p>

period in the 1920s-1930s when African-American achievements in art, music, and literature flourished

<p>period in the 1920s-1930s when African-American achievements in art, music, and literature flourished</p>
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Louis Armstrong

<p>aka Satchmo; popular pioneering jazz trumpeter and scat singer</p>

aka Satchmo; popular pioneering jazz trumpeter and scat singer

<p>aka Satchmo; popular pioneering jazz trumpeter and scat singer</p>
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Duke Ellington

<p>influential jazz pianist and bandleader at Harlem&apos;s Cotton Club</p>

influential jazz pianist and bandleader at Harlem's Cotton Club

<p>influential jazz pianist and bandleader at Harlem&apos;s Cotton Club</p>
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Bessie Smith

<p>singer known as the Empress of the Blues</p>

singer known as the Empress of the Blues

<p>singer known as the Empress of the Blues</p>
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Langston Hughes

<p>leading poet of the Harlem Renaissance; wrote &quot;Dreams&quot;, &quot;I, Too&quot;, and &quot;Let America Be America Again&quot;</p>

leading poet of the Harlem Renaissance; wrote "Dreams", "I, Too", and "Let America Be America Again"

<p>leading poet of the Harlem Renaissance; wrote &quot;Dreams&quot;, &quot;I, Too&quot;, and &quot;Let America Be America Again&quot;</p>
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Zora Neale Hurston

leading author of the Harlem Renaissance influenced by black folklore of the American South and the Caribbean; wrote Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937)

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Marcus Garvey

<p>Jamaican-American black nationalist and leader of the Back-to-Africa movement who wanted to liberate Africa from European colonialism</p>

Jamaican-American black nationalist and leader of the Back-to-Africa movement who wanted to liberate Africa from European colonialism

<p>Jamaican-American black nationalist and leader of the Back-to-Africa movement who wanted to liberate Africa from European colonialism</p>
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