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Unit 5: Crisis and Change

Lesson D: Postwar Anxiety, Creativity, and Change

Key Terms

Key Term Definition
consumer goods items, such as food and clothing, intended for direct use or consumption
Cubism art style developed in France in the early 1900s, focused on using geometric shapes
Dada artistic movement following World War I that projected nonsense, sarcasm, and silliness
Lost Generation generation of people after World War I, that witnessed the horrors of war firsthand; included artists and writers of the times that had a sense of moral loss or aimlessness
media television, radio, or any communication that reaches a great amount of people
pandemic disease that spreads throughout a large area, region, or the world
Realism art movement in the mid 1800s where the subject is represented in a real-life, realistic manner
suffrage voting rights
Surrealism art movement in the 1900s that deals with how the mind works


Directions: Practice using these terms.


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