People

1. Mitchell Palmer:
legislator, and U.S. attorney general(1919–21) whose highly publicized campaigns against suspected radicals touched off the so-called Red Scare of 1919–20.

2,Al Capone :
the most famous American gangster, who dominated crime in Chicago from 1925 to 1931.

3.Albert B. Fall :
he was the first American to be convicted of a felony committed while holding a Cabinet post.

4.Babe Ruth :
professional baseball player. Largely because of his home-run hitting between 1919 and 1935, Ruth became, and perhaps remains to this day, America’s most celebrated athlete.

5.Bessie Smith:
American singer, one of the greatest of blues vocalist

6.Calvin Coolidge:
He restored integrity to the executive branch of the federal government while continuing the conservative pro-business policies of his predecessor.

7.Charles A. Lindbergh:
American aviator, one of the best-known figures in aeronautical history, remembered for the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic, from New York to Paris, on May 20–21, 1927.

8.Clarence Darrow:
lawyer whose work as defense counsel in many dramatic criminal trials earned him a place in American legal history. He was also well known as a public speaker, debater, and miscellaneous writer.

9.Douglas MacArthur:
U.S. general who commanded the Southwest Pacific Theatre in World War II, administered postwar Japan during the Allied occupation that followed, and led United Nations forces during the first nine months of the Korean War.

10.Duke Ellington:
American pianist who was the greatest jazz composer and bandleader. One of the originators of big-band jazz, Ellington led his band for more than half a century, composed thousands of scores, and created one of the most distinctive ensemble sounds in all ofWestern music.

11. Herbert Hoover:
31st president of the United States (1929–33). Hoover’s reputation as a humanitarian—earned during and after World War I as he rescued millions of Europeans from starvation—faded from public consciousness when his administration proved unable to alleviate widespread joblessness, homelessness, and hunger in his own country during the early years of theGreat Depression.

12.Huey Long:
flamboyant and demagogic governor of Louisiana and U.S. senator whose social reforms and radical welfare proposals were ultimately overshadowed by the unprecedented executive dictatorship that he perpetrated to ensure control of his home state.

13.John Lewis:
American civil rights leader and politician best known for his chairmanship of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and for leading the march that was halted by police violence on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., in 1965, a landmark event in the history of the civil rights movement that became known as “Bloody Sunday.

14. John Scopes:
One of the ACLU’s most famous test cases was the Scopes trial (1925), in which it supported the decision of a Tennessee science teacher, John T. Scopes, to defy a Tennessee law forbidding the teaching of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. It has been active in overturning censorship laws, often through test cases resulting from the deliberate purchase of banned material and consequent arrest...

15.Langston Hughes:
black poet and writer who became, through numerous translations, one of the foremost interpreters to the world of the black experience in the United States.Hughes’s parents separated soon after his birth, and young Hughes was raised by his mother and grandmother.

16.Louis Armstrong :
the leading trumpeter and one of the most influential artists in jazz history.

17.Marcus Garvey:
charismatic blackleader who organized the first important American black nationalist movement (1919–26), based in New York City’s Harlem.

18.Marian Anderson:
American singer, one of the finest contraltos of her time.

19.Mary McLeod Bethune:
American educator who was active nationally in African American affairs and was a special adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the problems of minority groups.

20.Paul Roberson:
celebrated American singer, actor, and black activist.

21.Richard Wright:
was an English pianist, keyboardist and songwriter, best known for his career with Pink Floyd.

22.Sacco & Vanzetti:
were anarchists who were convicted of murdering two men during a 1920 armed robbery in South Braintree, Massachusetts, United States.
23.Walter Waters:
was a former Army Sergeant in the United States Army who, in May 1932, led the 20,000-strong army of World War I veterans called the Bonus Army on their march to Washington, D.C..
24.Warren Harding:
was the 29th President of the United States (1921–23). A Republican from Ohio, Harding was an influential self-made newspaper publisher.
25.Zora Neale Hurston:
was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance.
Terms
1.Anarchists:
a person who believes in, advocates, or promotes anarchism or anarchy;