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Unit 4 vocabulary

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

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

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