Type
Crossword
Description

Amendment that repealed (took back) Prohibition 21ST_AMENDMENT
Artistic and unconventional lifestyle in the 1920's BOHEMIAN
Illegal production and sale of alcohol BOOTLEGGING
Republican president from 1923-1929 CALVIN_COOLIDGE
Belief that God created the world as described in the bible CREATIONISM
Arrangement for delayed payment of a loan or purchase CREDIT
Act that established a quota, or limit, on immigration based on the percentage of people living in the country EMERGENCY_QUOTA_ACT_1921_
A pseudoscience that deals with improving hereditary traits EUGENICS
Scientific theory of how life forms developed over millions of years ago EVOLUTION
A young woman eager to try the latest fashion of fad FLAPPER
A burst of African-American culture in the 20's and 30's HARLEM_RENAISSANCE
Paying for items in small monthly payments INSTALLMENT_BUYING
Name for the 1920's because of the popularity of jazz music JAZZ_AGE
Tennessee science teacher put on trial for teaching evolution JOHN_SCOPES
Americans who became disillusioned with society after WWI LOST_GENERATION
Communications that reach a large audience MASS_MEDIA
Criminal activity organized as a business ORGANIZED_CRIME
Movies, fashions, songs slang and other expressions of culture that appeal to many people POPULAR_CULTURE
Nightclubs that illegally sold alcohol SPEAKEASIES
Republican president from 1921-1923 WARREN_G_HARDING
When a member of Harding's cabinet took bribes to allow oil drilling on govt. land TEAPOT_DOME_SCANDAL

Roaring 20s Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

POLICY PROTECTING NATIVE-BORN PEOPLE NATIVISM
PROCESS OF BEING ISOLATED ISOLATION
POLITICIAL THEORY DERIVED FROM KARL MARX COMMUNISM
SUSTEM TAHT LIMITED THE NUMBER OF IMMAGRANTS QUOTA SYSTEM
A GANG OF POLITICIANS THAT SURROUND WARREN G. HARDING OHIO GANG
PAYMENT BY INSTALLMENTS IS A/AN INSTALLMENT PLAN
NATIONWIDE BAN ON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITION
ILLEGAL LIQUOR STORE SORE OR NIGHTCLUB SPEAKEASY
ILLEGAL BUISSNESS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BOOTLEGGER
GENERATION OF YOUNG WESTERN WOMEN IN THE 1920S FLAPPER
POPULAR 1920S DANCE THE CHARLESTON
PERIOD FOLLOWING THE GREAT DEPRESSION WHERE JAZZ BECAME POPULAR THE JAZZ AGE
NAME GIVEN TO THE CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND ARTISTIC EXPLOSION THAT TOOK PLACE IN THE 1920S HARLEM RENAISSANCE
INVENTED THE FORD TRUCK HENRY FORD
FAMOUS AMERICAN GANGSTER CAUGHT ON TAX EVASION AL CAPONE
FAMOUS BASEBALL PLAYER BABE RUTH
INVENTED "MICKEY MOUSE" WALT DISNEY
30TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CALVIN COOLIDGE
FAMOUS TRUMPET PLAYER LOUIS ARMSTRONG
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA DURING THE 1920S JOHN L LEWIS

1920 vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An illicit liquor store or night club Speakeasies
The illegal business of transporting alcohol ( now another name for a fake movie) Bootlegger
To pay for something with multiple payments over time Layaway
Income remaining after deduction of taxes and other mandated expenses Disposable income
A lively dance of the 1920's that involved turning the knees inward and kicking out the lower legs Charleston
A government scandal involving a former US Navy oil reserve in Wyoming Teapot dome
the belief that immigrants take jobs away from America people Nativism
1920's dancers that wore loose clothes Flappers
Amendment prohibiting the making and consumption of alcohol 18th amendment
Gave men and women equal voting rights 19th amendment
A type of music listened and danced to by flappers Jazz
Athletes receive payment for their performance Professional sports
The act of forbidding something Prohibition
An Africa American cultural movement of the 1920's Harlem renaissance
The deportation of several hundred immigrants of radical political views Red scare
An American legal case in which a substitute teacher taught human evolution Scopes-Monkey trial
A formal Examination of evidence before a judge and typically before a jury Trial
Person who invest in stocks property or other ventures in the hope of making a profit Speculator

Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

We adapted a policy of _____________ when we fell into depression. Isolationism
The economic crisis that happened in the US and many other nations beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through most of the 1930's. Great Depression
October 29, 1929; the day that the stock market crashed. Black Tuesday
Buying a stock with little money down and the promise of paying the debt later in the future. buying on margin
Banks demanded full payments of their loans; there was no protection in place to protect this from happening at the time. calling the loan
The US fell into _____________ when the idea of loans took a wrong turn. depression
A rapid increase in the overall price level. Hyperinflation
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services. inflation
A payment plan that allows customers to make payments in set intervals until the debt is paid. installment plan
A series of reforms enacted by president Franklin Roosevelt between 1933 and 1942 with a goal to relieve and reform Americans and to end the great depression. New Deal
Roosevelt tried to relieve and __________ for the American people. reform
People went to the banks to withdraw all of their money before the banks closed. runs on the banks
A share of ownership in a corporation. stock
A system to buy and sell stocks. stock market
Exercising control over freedom, will, and thoughts of others; authoritarian. totalitarian
Most Americans struggled with ____________ during the Great Depression. unemployment

The Jazz Age (U.S. History) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In 1919, The Anarchist' Scared Americans Bomb
Another Word For A Fixed Regular Payment Salary
An African American Youth Drowned In Lake Michigan From A Violent Group Of Whites Stones
A Marcus Garvey Founded: Association To Promote African American Achievement And Pride UNIA
The Name Newspapers Called The Scandal After The Location Of One Of The Oil Reserves Teapot Dome
Whites And African Americans Living Side-By-Side Integration
Someone Who Believes There Should Be No Government Anarchist
This Contributed To The Rapid Industrial Growth Technology
These Became A Large Part In American Life In The 1920's Cars
These People Had Difficulties From The Growth Of Technology Farmers
This Allowed People To Listen To Sporting Events Live Radios
People Who Choose To Live In Another Country The Lost Generation
The Belief That Native-Born Americans Are Superior To Foreigners Nativism
A Group Of People Who Despised And Killed African Americans, Catholics, Jews, Immigrants...etc. Ku-Klux-Klan
A Young High School Teacher John Scope
The Year Tennessee Passed A Law Making Evolution Illegal To Teach 1925
Scientific Theory That Humans Changed Over Time Evolution
Forms Of Communication That Can Reach Millions Of People Mass Media
Upbeat Music That Was Not New To The 1920's Jazz
A Total And Complete Ban Of Liquor Prohibition

1920's Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

American Novelist, First famous flapper Zelda Sayre
A novelist, Chronicler of the jazz age, Wrote a book called Great Gatsby Scott Fitzgerald
First designer to make pants for women, Forefront of France fashion after WWI Coco Chanel
"The Lone Eagle," was an American pilot famous for the first solo, he became the world's best-known aviator. Charles Lindbergh
He was the leader of organized crime in 1920's. He was a gambler, sold illegal alcohol, tax evader. Al Capone
One of the greatest baseball players of the 1920's, set the record for hitting 60 home runs in one season, also played for New York Yankees. Babe Ruth
German born theoretical physicist, Received Nobel Prize in 1921 for physics. Greatest mathematics master on the century. Albert Einstein
Composer, pianist and band leader. Most influential figures in jazz. Duke Ellington
Film maker, cartoonist, visionary. He developed many famous characters as well as amusement theme parks. Walt Disney
28th president of the United States. Woodrow Wilson
African Americans back to Africa. Was deported to Jamaica in 1927. Marcus Garvey
American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company. Henry Ford
head of the National Woman's party that campaigned for an equal rights amendment to the Constitution. Alice Paul
Was said to have robbed a shoe factory and murder a clerk and another worker. Nicola Sacco
Sometimes referred to as The Empress of the Blues. Bessie Smith
American inventor Elmer Sperry built the missle Guided Missile
American Ben P. Ellerbeck created this item The Convertible
Kirby's Pig Stand, which opened in Dallas, Texas. Drive-in restaurant
was invented by Earle Dickson in 1921. Band-Aid
determine whether or not a person was lying, was invented by John A. Larson Lie Detector

1920s -1930s Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fashionable young woman going against conventional standards of behavior. flapper
Left people in debt. Banks failed, businesses closed, and wages fell because of this. stock market crash
Reduced Germany's annual reparations. Dawes plan
Issued a one year moratorium on all debt. Hoover
Created the Young Plan to reduce total over all amount of Germany's reparations. owen
Economic crisis and period of low business activity after the Stock Market Crash. Great Depression
October 29th,1929- the day prices took a steep drop in the stock market. Black Tuesday
Person who made and smuggled alcohol. Bootlegger
Illegal bar that served liquor during prohibition. speakeasy
Irrational fear of communism spreading in the United States. red scare
Used the assembly line to mass produce automobiles. henry ford
Law forbidding the sale of alcohol. prohibition
Belief that a certain group/persons were superior to others. Nativism
Famous baseball player who helped develope a rise in popularity for professional sports. Babe Ruth
Jazz composer, piano player, and band leader during harlem Renaissance. Duke Ellington
Literary, artistic, and intellectual movement that kindled a new black cultural indenty in America. Harlem Renaissance
In favor of immigration restriction. Laissez Faire ideology. Calvin coolidge
Made worlds first solo trans-atlantic flight. charles lindburgh
Mob king who controlled a large network of speakeasies with enormous profits. Al Capone
Style of dance music very popular in the 1920s. Jazz
Paying for goods at regular inervals, usually with interest added to the balance, associated with consumption in the 1920s. installment plans
Slogan for President Harding. Idea of peace, prosperity, and isolation for the US. Return to normalcy

Historical Figures Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

First designer to make pants for women. popularized boyish style for women. Forefront of France fashion after WWI. Thanks to her, tans suddenly became associated with the leisure activities of the rich and famous such as long cruises, island vacations, and other sunny pursuits. Coco Chanel
A novelist and chronicler of the jazz age. his wife, Zelda and he were the "couple" of the decade but hit bottom during the depression. his novel THE GREAT GATSBY is considered a masterpiece about a gangster's pursuit of an unattainable rich girl. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Known as "Lucky Lindy" and "The Lone Eagle," was an American pilot famous for the first solo, non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927 in the Spirit of St. Louis. In the ensuing deluge of notoriety, he became the world's best-known aviator. Charles Lindbergh
A leader of organized crime in Chicago in the late 1920s, involved in gambling, the illegal sale of alcohol, and prostitution. He was sent to prison in the 1930s for income tax evasion. Al Capone
The greatest baseball player of the 1920's. He set a record for hitting 60 home runs in one season. Babe Ruth
German born theoretical physicist. Best known for his theory of relativity and his theory of energy equivalence. Received Nobel Prize in 1921 for physics. Albert Einstein
Born in Chicago middle class. moved to Harlem in 1923 and began playing at the cotton club. Composer, pianist and band leader. Most influential figures in jazz. Duke Ellington
Sometimes referred to as The Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s.Along with Louis Armstrong, she had a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists. Bessie Smith
28th president of the United States, known for World War I leadership, created Federal Reserve, Federal Trade Commission, Clayton Antitrust Act, progressive income tax, lower tariffs, women's suffrage (reluctantly), Treaty of Versailles, sought 14 points post-war plan, League of Nations (but failed to win U.S. ratification), won Nobel Peace Prize. Woodrow Wilson
United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1891-1927). Was said to have robbed a shoe factory and murder a clerk and another worker. Nicola Sacco
African American leader during the 1920s who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and advocated mass migration of African Americans back to Africa. Was deported to Jamaica in 1927. Marcus Garvey
Senator from Ohio chosen by the Republicans to be a candidate after WW1, The teapot dome scandal in which his staff members took bribes in exchange for oil land leases. in the 1920 presidential campaign his slogan was "return to normalcy" Warren G. Harding
Became president when Harding died. Tried to clean up scandals by Harding. Business prospered and people's wealth increased. 1923-1929 Calvin Coolidge
He became the President in 1928, a man from Iowa, that promised to keep government intervention out of the nation's current economic problems. Herbert Hoover
American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, father of modern assembly lines, and inventor credited with 161 patents. Henry Ford
Russian immigrant and pioneer who developed NBC. Had a vision of a "radio music box" for home use that might also pick up the news. Head of RCA. David Sarnoff
First woman to serve in Congress. Suffragist and pacifist, voted against US involvement in WWI and WWII. Jeanette Rankin
African American poet who described the rich culture of African American life using rhythms influenced by jazz music. He wrote of African American hope and defiance, as well as the culture of Harlem and also had a major impact on the Harlem Renaissance. Langston Hughes
A twentieth-century American artist and illustrator, known for his warm-hearted paintings of rural and small-town life in the united States. Many of his paintings appeared cover illustrations for the magazine The Saturday Evening Post. Norman Rockwell
United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925). William Jennings Bryan

Roaring 20s/WWI Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where an empire stretches its rule over another country and colonies Imperialism
Where two or more countries agree to help each other Alliance
Where both sides agree stop fighting and negotiations began Armistice
Where no side wins Stalemate
Policy to stay separate from foreign affairs Isolationism
Women who embraced the new style of fashion Flapper
A period of time where black culture flourished Harlem Renaissance
A period of time where the manufacturing, selling, and transporting alcohol was banned Prohibition
The right to vote Suffrage
To buy things with you don't have and pay later Credit
Treaty that ended WWI Treaty of Versailles
Passenger ship liner torpedoed by German U boat, 128 Americans died Lusitania
People who made and transport alcohol illegally Bootlegger
A time period of prosperity in America Roaring 20's
President of World War 1, Famous for his 14 points and League of Nations Woodrow Wilson
First African American during Harlem Renaissance to earn a living by writing Langston Hughes
African American trumpet player during Harlem Renaissance Louis Armstrong
In war, the country that loss has to pay the winning side Reparations

1920s key events and people Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A 1920s term used to describe women Flappers
Term used to describe the 1920s Jazzage
Suppliers of illegal alcohol during prohibition Bootleggers
Intense fear or communism Redscare
Program in which the nations of the world voluntarily give up their weapons Disarmament
An approach to labor relations in which companies meet some of their workers' needs without prompting by unions, thus preventing strikes and keeping productivity high Welfarecaptalism
Spanish-speaking neighborhood Barrio
Group of American writers in the 1920s who shared the belief thay they were lost in a greedy materialistic world that lacked moral values and who often choose to flee to Europe Lostgeneration
Illegally operated bars Speakeasies
Policy of avoiding political or economic alliances with foreign countries Isolationism
An economy that dep on a large amount of spen by consumers Consumereconomy
The practice of making high-risk investments in hopes of getting a huge return Speculation
Print and broadcast methods is communicating information to large numbers of people Massmedia
African American literary awakening of the 1920's, centered in harlem Harlemrenaissance
1925 court case in which Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan debated the issue of teaching evolution in public schools Scopestrial
Scandal during the Harding administration involving the granting of oil-drilling right on government land in return for money Teapotdomescandal
Manufacturing process in which each worker does one specialzed task in the construction of the final product Assemblyline
Bombs were planted and exploded in several cities. Radicals were conspiring to overthrow the government Palmerraids
First American women aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean Amelia Earhart
An American novelist, short story writer, and journalist Ernest Hemingway
Attorney General of the United States from 1919 to 1921 Amitchellpalmer
An American avaiator, author, inventor, military officer, explorer, and social activist. Charleslindbergh
An African American trumpeter who influenced jazz Louisarmstrong

The Roaring 20's Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Occurred after what war? World War 1
The country withdrew ____ and called for worldwide disarmament. isolationism
American are influenced by new advertisements and ___ techniques. marketing
American bought appliances, ___, commercially procssed food, mass produced autos, and new fashions. cosmetics
"Buy ___, pay later." now
What industry influenced the popular culture? motion picture
Harlem renaissance started in the early ___'s. 1900
African-american arts started in what city? Harlem
African-american cultural movement. Harlem Renaissance
A growing ___ class helped foster the growth. middle
Increasing number of ___ and socially conscious African-Americans. educated
African-americans were encouraged to celebrate their what? Heritage
American poet, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and newspaper columnist. Langston hughes
Langston Hughes considered himself a ___. peoples poet
Jazz Age started where? New Orleans
Type of music that got famous in the roaring 20's. jazz
Famous jazz musician. Louis Armstrong
How many jazz clubs were there in Harlem alone. 500
Street in Harlem where there were many music producers. Tin Pan Alley
"The King of Tin Pan Alley" Irving Berlin
Women with short hair, played sports, and drove cars. flappers
Secret bars. speakeasies
Who controlled all of Chicago's liquor sales. Al Capone
Who helped arrest Al Capone for tax evasion? Eliot Ness
The youth of the 1920's earned what nickname? Lost Generation
Authors Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote about ___. disillusionment
American painters focused on the impact of growing ___. cities
_____ owned speakeasies. gangsters
By 1925, there were about how many speakeasies in New York? 30,000
Americans were ready to adopt new ____ and new ways. manners