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Warren Harding

  1. 1. Warren G. Harding 29 th president Republican 1921-1923 “ I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election.”
  2. 2. Return to Normalcy!
  3. 3. James Cox and FDR!
  4. 4. Carrie Phillips <ul><li>$50,000 to leave the country! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Results
  6. 6. KDKA in Pittsburgh <ul><li>1 st Radio Station </li></ul>
  7. 7. Inauguration
  8. 8. Pardons Debs
  9. 9. Domestic “normalcy”
  10. 10. Conservatives to the courts
  11. 11. The Business of America is Business! <ul><li>Fordney Mc Cumber Tariff </li></ul><ul><li>Business heads the FTC </li></ul>
  12. 12. Henry Ford and $5 a day!
  13. 14. Sacco & Vanzetti <ul><li>Nativism! </li></ul>
  14. 15. Isolation includes immigration! <ul><li>Palmer Raids </li></ul><ul><li>Quota System </li></ul>
  15. 16. FP “normalcy” <ul><li>ISOLATIONISM </li></ul>
  16. 17. 5 powers treaty <ul><li>5-5-3 plan </li></ul>
  17. 18. Colombia payback
  18. 19. The Ohio Gang
  19. 20. Scandals! <ul><li>Prohibition- Harry Daugherty </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Smith kills himself </li></ul>
  20. 21. Prohibition-Volstead Act, 18 th Amendment
  21. 22. Veterans Affairs <ul><li>created under Harding </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Forbes </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Cramer kills </li></ul><ul><li>himself </li></ul>
  22. 23. Tea Pot Dome Albert Fall-Secretary of the Interior
  23. 24. I have no trouble with my enemies… <ul><li>… it’s my damn friends!!! </li></ul>
  24. 25. Flappers <ul><li>19 th Amendment </li></ul>
  25. 26. Ponzi scheme <ul><li>Charles Ponzi </li></ul>
  26. 27. &quot;Voyage of Understanding&quot; <ul><li>I got to get out of D.C. </li></ul>
  27. 28. Was it murder??? <ul><li>Due to scandals? </li></ul><ul><li>Due to mistresses? </li></ul>
  28. 29. Race issue <ul><li>Was he a member of the KKK? </li></ul><ul><li>He was first president to publicly denounce KKK in south! </li></ul><ul><li>Ancestor rumors? Harding was the great-grandson of a black woman? </li></ul>
  29. 30. Interesting Facts <ul><li>First to hold White House press conferences </li></ul><ul><li>First to visit Alaska </li></ul><ul><li>Lost valuable White House china in a poker game! </li></ul>

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