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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

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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

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1920s - 1930s Crossword

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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

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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

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Famous Firsts Crossword

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Received 1965 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel Ralph Bunche
An associate Justice of the Supreme Courts or the United States from 1967-1991 Thurgood Marshall
Dominant leader in the African American community between 1890 and 1915 Booker Washington
American aerospace engineer Guion Bluford
Minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church Hiram Revels
First African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era Jackie Robinson
Civil Rights movement figure James Meredith
American singer originally known as a leading jazz pianist Nat King Cole
African American entrepreneur and social activist Madam C J Walker
First published African American female poet Phillis Wheatley

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The Harlem Renaissance Crossword

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Who was famous painter during the Harlem Renaissance? Archibald Motely
What was the type of music that was born during this era> Blues and Jazz
Who was an AMerican poet, novelist, playwrite, short story writer, and columnist during this era? Langston Hughes
A term coined in 1925 by sociologist and critic Alain Leroy Locke. The New Negro
THe movement of 1.3 million African-Americans out of the Southern United States to the North, Midwest, and West from 1915 to 1930 was known as what? Great Migration
Female jazz singer in this era. Billie Holiday
The name of the theater in New York City where many great African-American musicians got their start during the Renaissance. Apollo
In 1921, African-American theater producers launched the first African-American show on Broadway was called. Shuffle Along
Famous singer and musician in this time era. Louis Armstrong
Who wrote, "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Cot That Swing"? Duke Ellington
Name of the city that launched the Harlem Renaissance New York
The success of the artists relied on black patrons and one white American. Charlotte Osgood Mason

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The Roaring 20's! Crossword

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Who was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Henry Ford
Who was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amilia Earhart
Who was one of the Italian-born American anarchists who was convicted of murdering a guard and a paymaster during the armed robbery of the Slater and Morrill show company. Nicola Sacco
Who was an American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, and anthropologist, four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Zore Neale Hurston
Who was the sister who was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. and She also founded the Foursquare Church. Aimee Semple Mcpherson
Who was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years. Duke Ellington
Who was an American blues singer. Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues, she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. Bessie Smith
Who was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old. Al Capone
Who was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist. James Weldon Johnson
Who was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who was charged on May 5, 1925 for violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of evolution in Tennessee schools. John T. scopes
Who was a Jamaican-American writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Claude McKay
Who was an American composer and pianist. His compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. George Gershwin
Who was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame during the era of silent film. Charlie Chaplin
Who was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in jazz. Louis Armstrong
Who was an American actress, best known for her role as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons (1975–85), half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television. Roxie Albertha Roker
Who was an American male tennis player who was often considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Bill Tilden
Who was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Babe Ruth
Who was a college and professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and for the short-lived New York Yankees. Red Grange
Who was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, and reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926. Jack Dempsey
Who was an Hungarian-born American competition swimmer and actor best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimming records of the 20th century. Johnny Weissmuller
Who was a college football player who played for the University of Notre Dame. was selected as Notre Dame's first Walter Camp All-American. George Gipp
A slang term from the 20's meaning well done to a male or female. Attaboy
A slang term from the 20's meaning a complaint or to complain. Beef
what happened Jan 29, 1919. Eighteenth Amendment
What happened on Jan 2, 1920. Palmer Raids
What year did Hoover become president. 1928
When did the Stock Market Collapse. Oct 1929
what is a 20's slang word for an unattractive man Airedale

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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

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Harlem Renaissaince Crossword

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A female blues singer, was recognized as the most out standing vocalist in the decade. Bessie Smith
A jazz pianist and composer who led the Cotton Club. Edward Kenny Ellington
A young trumpet in 1922 who joined the Oliver's group which later became known as the Creole Jazz Band. Louis Armstrong
A dramatic actor who was the son of a one-time slave. Who later struggled with racism in the United States. Paul Robeson
The best-known poet in the 1920's who described the African-American struggles. Langston Hughes
A novelist poet, and Jamaican immigrant, a major figure whose militant verses urged African Americans to resist racism. Claude McKay
A literary and artistic movement celebrating African-American culture. Harlem Renaissance
An immigrant from Jamaica, believed that Africans Americans should build a separate society. Marcus Garvey
A poet, lawyer, and NAACP secretary who fought for African-American rights. James Weldon Johnson
A girl who lived in Eatonville, Florida who loved to read adventure stories and myths. The powerful tales stuck a chord with the young, talented Hurston and made her yearn for a wider world. Zora Neale Hurston

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The Roaring Twenties Crossword

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was a time when many people defied Prohibition, indulged in new styles of dancing and dressing, and rejected many traditional moral standards. roaring twenties
a cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanned the 1920s. harlem renaissance
the generation reaching maturity during and just after World War I, a high proportion of whose men were killed during those years. lost generation
was an American legal case in 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which had made it unlawful to teach human ... scopes trial
a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority anarchy
The rounding up and deportation of several hundred immigrants of radical political views by the federal government in 1919 and 1920. red scare
were a series of raids conducted by the United States Department of Justice to capture, arrest and deport radical leftists, especially anarchists, from the United States. palmer raids
were convicted of a robbery and two murders in Massachusetts in the early 1920s and sentenced to death. sacco and vanzetti
was a period in the 1920s, ending with the Great Depression, in which jazz music and dance styles became popular, mainly in the United States, but also in Britain, France and elsewhere. jazz age
the right to vote in political election suffrage
a person who advacates through or complete political or social reform radicals
to come to a place or country you are not native of immigration
contray to a society of mass poverty mass consumption
A law that severely restricted immigration by establishing a system of national quotas that blatantly discriminated against immigrants from southern and eastern Europe and virtually excluded Asians. national origins act
is a secret society in the southern U.S. that focuses on white supremacy and terrorizes other groups ku klux klan
the action of forbidding something prohibitation

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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

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