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Unit 4 vocabulary

Author: Whittaker Matthew
Description:
Keywords: depression, prohibition, vocab, , , , online teaching

Content:
Definitions:
0. fads
1. unemployed
2. flappers
3. efficiency
4. migrant
5. prosperity
6. overproduction
7. speakeasy
8. renaissance
9. overspeculation
10. suburbs
11. depression
12. transatlantic
13. Prohibition
14. jazz
15. bootlegger

Answers:
0. American music originating in African American communities in 20th century
1. producing more things than people are able to buy
2. person who does not have a job and is unable to find one
3. period when economy is strong with low unemployment
4. person who moves from place to place usually to find work
5. a rapid growth in cultural areas like art, music, literature and philosophy
6. period when alcohol was illegal in the US (18th Amendment)
7. buying on credit with only a small portion of the price as a down payment
8. person who smuggled liquor in the US during Prohibition
9. passengers, cargo or information that crosses the Atlantic Ocean
10. nickname for young women in the 1920%27s who rebelled agianst normal society
11. businesses providing goods using the least amount of resources
12. style or fashion that becomes popular for a short time
13. areas outside of large cities to escape crowds, congestion of cities.
14. period of hard economic times with high unemployment
15. illegal bar or club that sold liquor during Prohibition
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