Chapter 23 Vocabulary - Chapter 23 Vocabulary Welfare...

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Chapter 23 Vocabulary Welfare Capitalism – A paternalistic system of labor relations emphasizing management responsibility for employee well-being. Open Shop – Factory or business employing workers whether or no they are union members; in practice, such a business usually refuses to hire union members and follows anti union policies. Volstead Act – The 1920 law defining the liquor forbidden under the 18 th Amendment and giving enforcement responsibilities to the Prohibition Bureau of the Department of the Treasury. Immigration Act – 1921 act setting a maximum of 357,000 new immigrants each year. League of Women Voters – League formed in 1920 advocating for women’s rights, among them the right for women to serve on juries and equal pay laws. Sheppard-Towner Act – The first federal social welfare law, passed in 1921, providing federal funds for infant maternity care. Harlem Renaissance – A new African American cultural awareness that flourished in literature, art, and music in the 1920s. Chapter 24 Vocabulary
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