People Chapter 34

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People Chapter 34
2012-02-20 17:40:13

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  1. A. Mitchell Palmer
    U.S. attorney general who rounded up thousands of alleged Bolsheviks in the red scare of 1919-1920
  2. Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
    Italian American anarchists whose trial and execution aroused widespread protest
  3. Al Capone
    Top gangster of the 1920s, eventually convicted of income-tax evasion
  4. John Dewey
    Leading American philosopher and proponent of "progressive education"
  5. William Jennings Bryan
    Former presidential candidate who led the fight against evolution at the 1925 Scopes trial
  6. Henry Ford
    Mechanical genius and organizer of the mass-produced automobile industry
  7. Bruce Barton
    A leader of the advertising industry and author of a new interpretation of Christ in 'The Man Nobody Knows'
  8. Langsten Hughes
    The "Poet Laureate" of Harlem and author of 'The Weary Blues'
  9. Charles A. Lindbergh
    Humble aviation pioneer who became a cultural hero of the 1920s
  10. Marcus Garvey
    Jamaican-born leader who enhanced African American pride despite his failed migration plans
  11. Sigmund Freud
    Viennese psychologist whose writings were interpreted by Americans as a call for sexual liberation and gratification
  12. H.L. Mencken
    Baltimore write who criticized the supposedly narrow and hypocritical values of American society
  13. F. Scott Fitzgerald
    H.L. Mencken
  14. Ernest Hemingway
    Innovative writer whose novels reflected the disillusionment of many Americans with propaganda and patriotic idealism
  15. Andrew Mellon
    U.S. treasury secretary who attempted to promote business investment by reducing taxes on the rich