The New Era

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One of the most important industries in the nation.
Economic boom was partially a result of technology. 
This shortened the workweek, raised wages, and instituted paid vacations.
Henry Ford was known to use welfare capitalism for his workers. 
As a result of this, union membership fell from 5 million to 3 million in nine years,
Democratic capitalism protection of 'open shop' was turned into the 'American Plan' 
One of the few important unions dominated and led by African Americans.
The AFL excluded African Americans because they worked jobs that didn't interest the AFL. 
Women worked these kinds of jobs which were low paying service occupations.
These jobs were known as: secretaries, salesclerks, and telephone operators.  
New immigrants who were unskilled and populated mostly in the west.
Employers in the underpopulated West hired Mexican immigrants because they were readily low-paid and unorganized workers.  
Over production in agricultural goods caused this.
Technologies increased food productivity but it did so more quickly than needed, causing food priced to rapidly decline. 
President Coolidge vetoed this bill both times it was approved by congress.
This bill would have required the government to support prices at parity for grain, cotton tobacco, and rice. 
This advertising executive wrote one of the most successful books of the twenties known as 'The Man Nobody Knows'
The increase in consumerism led to a larger advertising industry. 
The most important communications vehicle.
The first commercial radio station in America was the KDKA which began broadcasting in 1920. The Radio Act was also passed that year to regulate public airwaves. 
Women found it easier to establish themselves in this type of medical profession
Other areas were considered traditionally male-dominated areas of medicine. 
This woman believed that large families were the result of poverty and supported birth control.
Even with her efforts, many birth-control devices remained illegal and abortion was illegal virtually everywhere. 
The 'debunkers' were...
F. Scott Fitzgerald is an example of a 'debunker.' In his book The Great Gatsby he attacks Americans obsession with material success. 
In New York City many African Americans took place in this flourishing artistic life known as the...
Harlem poets, novelists, and artists drew from their African roots to prove the richness of their racial heritage. 
Opponents of the prohibition were called the...
Eventually the wets won the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment. 
This act banned immigration from east Asia entirely reducing the quota of Europeans from 3 to 2 percent.
This act was created when nativists remained unsatisfied with the emergency immigration act. 
This group of southern white men terrorized many who did not fit under their traditional values.
This group was discovered during reconstruction but died during the 1870s. The movie known as 'The Birth of a Nation' which glorified the Klan inspired to start a new one. 
Religion versus science, these people were known as the...
The teachings of Charles Darwin's ideals of evolution challenged the biblical story of creation, causing the two beliefs to clash. 
Unlike Republicans during the 1920s the Democrats were...
The Democratic party was very diverse, with prohibitionists, Klansmen, and fundamentalists on one side, and Catholics, urban workers, and immigrants on the other. 
This president nominee was unable to unite the Democrats
Lost the election to Herbert Hoover. 
Harding was unable to abandon his party hacks who helped create his political success leading to the...
This scandal involved naval oil reserves from the Navy Department to the Interior Department. Fall was convicted and sentenced to prison for his actions. 
This concept was envisioned by Hoover to create national organizations of businessmen in particular industries.
He believed that by stabilizing their industries private entrepreneurs could promote efficiency in production and marketing. 
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