Chapter 1: Popular Culture
Mass Media - any of the means of communication, as television or newspapers that reach very large numbers of people.
Consumerism - A movement for the protection of the consumer against useless products and misleading advertisements.
Prosperity - A successful, flourishing, or thriving condition.
Mass Production - the production of manufacturing of goods in large quantities.

Chapter 2: Intolerance and Suspicion
Immigrant - A person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
Anarchist - A person who wants to overturn all forms and institutions of society and government by not following rules, laws, and customs.
Communism -  A theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a                           whole or the sate.
Race - the color of ones skin.
Bolsheviks - Russian leaders for communism.
Fundamentalism - movement that stressed the validity of the bible in contrast to evolution.
Evolution - Progressive growth or change in a species.
Quota - A proportional part of share of a fixed total amount or quantity.

Chapter 3: Prohibition and Crime
Speakeasy - A saloon or nightclub selling alcoholic beverages illegally.
Bootlegger - Alcoholic liquor unlawfully made, sold, or transported without registration or payment of taxes.

Chapter 5: African Americans
Renaissance - A renewal of life, vigor, interest or rebirth and revival
Jazz - A type of music in the 1920's, usually performed my African American Musicians.