Roaring twenties name given to the 1920s in reference

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Roaring Twenties – name given to the 1920s in reference to its booming economy and great social changes Tariffs – taxes, often placed on imported goods to protect domestic industries
Teapot Dome Scandal – scandal of the Harding administration in which Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall took bribes to allow private companies access to government-owned oil reserves
4.03 Cultural Changes of the 1920s The Big Ideas How did the role of women in the U.S. change in the 1920s? How did banning alcohol affect life in the 1920s? What role did the Harlem Renaissance play in the cultural changes of the 1920s? Who are some of the musicians, writers and artists of the Harlem Renaissance and what are they known for? How did conservative Americans react to the cultural changes of the 1920s? People (Describe the event, its causes and effects) Passage of the Eighteenth Amendment (1919) Al Capone – (How was Capone able to build a crime empire?) Zora Neale Hurston – (How is she connected to the Harlem Renaissance and Florida?) Billy Sunday – (How did he represent the idea of fundamentalism?) William Jennings Bryan – (What role did he play in the Scopes trial?) Events (Describe the event, its causes and effects) Passage of the Eighteenth Amendment (1919)

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