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People

 

Alexander Fleming

Alfred Steiglitz

Andy Warhol

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Babe Ruth

Benny Goodman

Bessie Smith

Betty Friedan

Billie Jean King

Billie Holliday

Bob Dylan

Charles Lindbergh

Charlie Chaplin

Dale Chihuly

Dorothea Lange

Edward Hopper

Eleanor Roosevelt

Elvis Presley

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Frank Capra

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Sinatra

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

George Gershwin

Georgia O’Keefe

Grant Wood

Harry Truman

Henry Ford

Humphrey Bogart

J.D. Salinger

Jack Kerouac

Jackie Robinson

Jackson Pollock

James Dean

Jesse Owens

Jim Thorpe

Joe Louis

John F. Kennedy

John Steinbeck

Johnny Cash

Katherine Hepburn

Louis Armstrong

Lyndon B. Johnson

Malcolm X

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Sanger

Marilyn Monroe

Martin Luther King

Muddy Waters

Muhammad Ali

Norman Rockwell

Orson Welles

Richard Nixon

Robert Johnson

Robert Oppenheimer

Rosa Parks

Shirley Temple

Woody Guthrie


 

 

Terms

 

Abstract Expressionism

Art Deco

Baby Boom

Big Brother

Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka, KS

Civil Rights Movement

Counter Culture

D-Day

Flapper

GI Bill

Harlem Renaissance

HUAC (House Un-American Affairs Committee)

Hooverville

Japanese Internment

Jim Crow Laws

Kent State

Levittown

The Marshall Plan

McCarthyism

Pop Art

Prohibition

Rationing

Rosie the Riveter

Speakeasies

The Beats

The Cold War

The Dust Bowl

The Jazz Age

The New Deal

The Scopes Trial

Tonkin Gulf Resolution

Victory Garden

Watergate

Zoot Suit Riot

 

 

 

Events (You'll need to be able to place these events in the proper decade)

 

1920s

19th Amendment giving women the right to vote

Scopes Trial

Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight across the Atlantic

Stock Market Crash

Prohibition

 

1930s

Dust Bowl

Great Depression

Joe Louis captures world heavyweight championship

Hitler’s invasion of Poland, start of WWII

Jesse Owens’ Olympic Feats

 

1940s

Atomic Bombing

Pearl Harbor

D-Day

First Computer

Jackie Robinson breaks color barrier in baseball

 

1950s

Rock ‘n’ Roll tops the charts

Korean War

Brown vs. Board of Education

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Beats

 

1960s

JFK becomes president

US troops sent to Vietnam

Civil Rights Act

Armstrong walks on the moon

 

1970s

Watergate

26th Amendment gives 18 year olds the right to vote

Punk Rock

Vietnam War ends

 

1980s

First Compact Discs

MTV

Ronald Reagan