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1920's Mind Map by Mind Map: 1920
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1920's Mind Map

The Jazz Age

Musicians

Louis Armstrong

Duke Ellington

Writers

Ernest Hemingway

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Claude McKay

Flappers

Would dance in clubs

Harlem Rennaisance

African Americans migrated to the north

Women's Rights

The 19th Amendment gave the women the right to vote

Soon after 1920, women began working outside of the house

Portrayed by the "Flappers"

New Industries

Assembly Lines (Divided work into simpler tasks)

Formed by Henry Ford, Designed the "Model T"

Made the manufacturing of automobiles much faster

Prohibition (18th Amendment)

Speakeasies

An establishment that would hold selling and drinking alcoholic beverages (while buying and selling was illegal)

The corruption of the Police was big at this time

Bootlegging

Illegal transportating and manufacturing of alcohol

Brought in illegal products

They would steal liquor from government warehouses and produced their own

Increased breweries and wineries in cities

The Untouchables

Eleven famous law-enforcement agents.

Would raid speakeasies and stills

Responsible for taking down Al Capone

Gangsters

Crime increased significantly (organized crime)

Popular in large cities

Bootlegging became popular

Al Capone is the most famous gangster (Chicago)

Flappers

They would smoke cigarettes, wear short skirts and a lot of makeup.

Immigration

Anti-immigration

National Origins Act

Discrimination against immigrants

Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, The trial was unfair

Nativism

Immigrants from Europe feared the shift of religions appearing, and it would become more popular than Protestant ideas

Red Scare developed from so many immigrants moving to the United States.

The Ku Klux Klan

A group formed that was against immigrants, blacks, catholics, womens rights and bootleggers

Scopes Trial

Very popular trial in American history

Conflicts between faith and reason, individual liberty and majority rule, and finally science and technology.

John Scopes was in trial for violating a state law of teaching evolution.

The two conclusions were: legislatures can't stop the ability of scientific inquiry, and that the public should respect the freedom of academics.

Red Scare

The fear of communism in the United States.

America thought that the Bolsheviks were behind communism.