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American novelist; first famous flapper Zelda Sayre
Wrote novel The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
first designer to make pants for women. Coco Chanel
known as "Lucky Lindy" and "The Lone Eagle" was an American pilot famous for first solo, non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927 in the spirit of St. Louis Charles Lindbergh
leader of organized crime in Chicago in the late 1920s Al Capone
greatest baseball player of the 1920s Babe Ruth
recieved Nobel Prize in 1921 for physics Albert Einstein
composer, pianist and band leader. Most influential figures in jazz. Duke Ellington
along with Louis Armstrong, she had a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists. Bessie Smith
28th President of the United States Woodraw Wilson
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 Marcus Garvey
1920 presidential campaign his slogan was "return to normalcy" Warren G. Harding
became president when Harding died. Calvin Coolidge
became president in 1928 Herbert Hoover
American Businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company Henry Ford
developed new products using peanuts. George Washington Carver
Russian immigrant and pioneer who developed NBC David Sarnoff
first women to serve in Congress Jeanette Rankin
famed criminal defense lawyer for scopes, who supported evolution Clarence Darrow

Famous People Crossword

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The greatest baseball player of the 1920's. He set a record for hitting 60 home runs in one season. Babe Ruth
Best known for his theory of relativity and his theory of energy equivalence. Albert Einstein
Composer, pianist and band leader. Most influential figures in jazz. Duke Ellington
an American pilot famous for the first solo, non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927 Charles Lindbergh
First designer to make pants for women. popularized boyish style for women. Coco Chanel
Sometimes referred to as The Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s Bessie Smith
28th president of the United States, known for World War I leadership Woodrow Wilson
United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder Nicola Sacco
African American leader during the 1920s who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association Marcus Garvey
Senator from Ohio chosen by the Republicans to be a candidate after WW1 Warren G. Harding
Became president when Harding died Calvin Coolidge
He became the President in 1928 Herbert Hoover
American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company Henry Ford
Russian immigrant and pioneer who developed NBC David Sarnoff
African American farmer and food scientist George w carver
Film maker, cartoonist, visionary. Walt Disney
Writer known for his simplistic stylist with great impact Ernst Hemingway
A famed criminal defense lawyer for Scopes, who supported evolution Clarence Darrow
A twentieth-century American artist and illustrator, known for his warm-hearted paintings of rural and small-town life Norman Rockwell
head of the National Woman's party that campaigned for an equal rights amendment to the Constitution Alice Paul

Roaring 20s Crossword Puzzle

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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's Historical Figures Crossword

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American novelist; first famous flapper Zelda Sayre
Novelist and chronicler of the jazz age F. Scott Fitzgerald
First designer to make pants for women Coco Chanel
Know as "Lucky Lindy" and "The Lone Eagle", was an American pilot Charles Lindbergh
Leader of organized crime in Chicago in the late 1920s Al Capon
Greatest baseball player of the 1920s Babe Ruth
German born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein
Born in Chicago middle class and began playing at the cotton club Duke Ellington
Sometimes know as the Empress of the Blues Bessie Smith
28th president of the United States Woodrow Wilson
United Staes anarchist who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder Nicloa Sacco
African American leader during the 1920s who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association Marcus Garvey
Senator form Ohio chosen by the Republicans to be a candidate after WWI Warren G. Harding
Became president after Harding died Calvin Coolidge
Became president in 1928, man from Iowa Herbert Hoover
American buisinessman, founder of Ford Motor Company Henry Ford
African American farmer and food scientist George Washington Carver
Russian Immigrant and pioneer who developed NBC David Sarnoff
First woman to serve in Congress Jeanette Rankin
American Leader of the movement to legalize birth control Margret Sanger

Historical Figures Crossword

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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

1920's Crossword

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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

Famous Firsts Black History Month Crossword

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Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Piece Prize for his mediation in Israel? RalphJBunche
Who was the first African-American to be a justice of the Supreme Court? ThurgoodMarshall
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? NatKingCole
Who was the first published African-American female poet? PhillisWheatley
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? JackieRobinson
Who was the first African-American In space? GuionBluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? MadameCJWalker
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? HiramRevels
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? BookerTWashington
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? JamesMeredith

Famous African Americans Crossword

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First African American President of the United States. Barack Obama
Famous African American poet, she was also an author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou
Known for his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr
Known for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa Parks
Amazing blues singer nicknamed "The Empress of Blues." Bessie Smith
Very talented jazz trumpeter. Louis Armstrong
African American historian, literary critic, filmmaker, and public intellectual. Dr Henry Gates Jr
He wanted equal rights for all African Americans. W E B DuBois
He wanted vocational and educational rights for African Americans, he also founded Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington
He was composer, a pianist, and band leader of a jazz orchestra. Duke Ellington

1920s and 1930s Crossword

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A novelist of the jazz age who wrote "The Great Gatsby" F Scott Fitzgerald
An American Novelist who's know for being the first flapper Zelda Sayre
First designer to make pants for women Coco Chanel
Leader of organized crime Al Capone
Greatest baseball player of the 1920s Babe Ruth
Theoretical physicist best known for theory of relativity and energy equivalence Albert Einstein
Known as "Lucky Lindy" and "The Lone Eagle" Charles Lindbergh
28th president of the US known for leadership in WW1 Woodrow Wilson
African American leader who founded Universal Negro Improvement Association Marcus Garvey
Became president when Harding died Calvin Coolidge
Granted women the right to vote 19th Amendment
2 men executed for the conviction of murdering a guard and a paymaster during an armed robbery sacco vanzetti trial
Most devastating crash of the US economy Stock Market Crash
US federal law prohibiting Chinese Immigration laborers Chinese Immigration Act
Period of severe dust storms that damaged ecology and agriculture Dust Bowl
Nationwide constitutional ban on production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcohol Prohibition
Roosevelt's plan to try and stabilize the economy New Deal
A trial where a substitute teacher was accused of violating the Tennessee Butler Act- unlawful to teach human evolution Scopes Trial
1st ever televised baseball game between Princeton and Columbia World Series
7 men from the North Side Irish gang murdered during the prohibition era st valentines day massacre

Famous Firsts Crossword

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Became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Jackie Robinson
Was the Supreme Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Thurgood Marshall
Became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi. James Meredith
An American singer who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. Nat King Cole
Was the first African American to be so honored in the history of the prize. Ralph J Bunche
Was the first published African-American female poet. Phillis Wheatley
Was the first African American to serve in the U.S. Hiram Revels
Was the first African American to travel in space. Guion Bluford
Was the first black millionairess in America, invented the world's first hair- straightening formula. Madame CJ Walker
Was the first leader of Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington

1920s -1930s Crossword

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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