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Vocabulary Vocabulary Labor Native Americans Stock Market
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What is the 'Roaring Twenties'
decade of peace, wealth and fun!
100
What is 5
The number of men who died during construction of the Empire State building
100
What is a union?
organization of workers formed to protect and further their rights and interests
100
Who are the Lakota
this tribe fought Custer at Little Bighorn
100
What is a broker
a man who sells and buys stocks on your behalf for profit
200
What are flappers
girls who flaunted conventions and embraced new liberties, such as short hair
200
What is a stock
A piece of a company that a person can buy
200
What is a boycott.
when a person refuses to purchase goods from a company
200
Who is General Custer
This American general unfairly attacked the Lakota and ended up getting killed
200
What is buying on margin
when you borrow 90% in cash and promise to pay it back later
300
What was 'Red Summer'
the summer of 1919 was called this due to violent riots against African Americans
300
What is a speakeasy
illegal bars where alcoholic drinks were sold
300
What is a scab
workers hired to replace older workers
300
Who is Sitting Bull
This Native American chief is blamed General Custer's death
300
What is black Thursday
the term used to describe when the stock market crashed in 1929
400
Who are Morgan and Rockefeller?
These two industrial giants owned the steel and oil industry.
400
What is the Progressive Era
a period in American history were citizens tried to fix problems in society
400
What is suffrage
the right for women to vote
400
Who are the Sioux
This tribe was massacred at Wounded Knee
400
What is the dust bowl
when the plains experienced huge dust/dirty storms due to the topsoil not being anchored to the ground as a result of overfarming
500
What are wildchatters?
Men who went into Texas looking for commodities to make a fortune in
500
What is prohabition
the name for the movement to ban alcohol
500
What are the plains
an area in the middle of the United States that produced food
500
What is a reservation
This place is where both the Lakota and Sioux escaped from due to bad conditions
500
What is the New Deal
the name FDR gave to new federal programs




1920s & 1930s

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