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    1. 1. 1920s Politics<br />What is Harding’s campaign slogan in 1920?<br />
    2. 2. 1920s Politics<br />“A Return to Normalcy”<br />Why do you think he was elected?<br />
    3. 3. 1920s Politics<br />What was a major problem of Harding’s Presidency?<br />
    4. 4. 1920s Politics<br />SCANDAL!<br />
    5. 5. 1920s Politics<br />What is the name of Harding’s group of corrupt advisors?<br />
    6. 6. 1920s Politics<br />The Ohio Gang<br />Tea Pot Dome Scandal<br />
    7. 7. 1920s Politics<br />Why does Coolidge become president in 1923? What is his nickname?<br />
    8. 8. 1920s Politics<br />Harding dies of a heart attack<br />“Silent Cal”<br />
    9. 9. 1920s Politics<br />Give one example of the ways in which Coolidge reduces the influence of government in the economy.<br />
    10. 10. 1920s Politics<br />Increases Laissez-Faire!<br />Deregulation of business<br />Andrew Mellon’s tax cuts to the wealthy and business, tax burden on middle class<br />Trickle-down economics?<br />
    11. 11. 1920s Politics<br />What is the name of the tariff Coolidge passes? What does it do to the tariff rate?<br />
    12. 12. 1920s Politics<br />Fordney-McCunber Tariff<br />Highest Tariff in history!<br />Supposed to fix the post-war slump American businesses were facing<br />
    13. 13. 1920s Politics<br />What is the significance of the Dawes Plan to international relations?<br />
    14. 14. 1920s Politics<br />Dawes Plan: Cycle of payments to help Germany pay reparations<br />US to Germany, Germany to France/GB, France/GB to US<br />US is now the “creditor nation”<br />Shows that the world economies are interdependent, when one falls, they all will fall…foreshadowing?<br />
    15. 15. 1920s Politics<br />What is the Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928?<br />
    16. 16. 1920s Politics<br />International agreement in which over 50 countries sign and denounce war and promise to promote peace<br />Shows that the League of Nations is already seen as not enough…<br />
    17. 17. 1920s Politics<br />Define “Isolation”<br />
    18. 18. 1920s Politics<br />No binding pacts, alliances, or commitments with other nations!<br />We still trade with other nations!<br />HUGELY influential in the 1920s, 1930s<br />
    19. 19. 1920s Politics<br />What Supreme Court case overturns the Child Labor Tax Law of 1919 (another attempt by Progressives to attack child labor—if you employ children, you have to pay a tax—after Keating-Owens was overturned by Hammer vs. Dagenhart)?<br />
    20. 20. 1920s Politics<br />Bailey vs. Drexel Furniture Company<br />Progressive reform is over and will not be protected by the Supreme Court!<br />End to Progressive Reform: biggest legacy out of World War I?<br />
    21. 21. 1920s Economy<br />Who perfected the assembly line in 1913?<br />
    22. 22. 1920s Economy<br />Henry Ford<br />
    23. 23. 1920s Economy<br />What percentage of Americans are employed in something related to automobiles by 1929?<br />
    24. 24. 1920s Economy<br />25% or 1 in 4<br />
    25. 25. 1920s Economy<br />Why is there a general increase in prosperity during the 1920s?<br />
    26. 26. 1920s Economy<br />Wages go up (because productivity of factories go up) but cost of living remains the same<br />Products are mass produced, so they are cheaper to buy, so even though Americans are buying more stuff, that stuff costs less that it did in 1920!<br />For example, the automobile!<br />
    27. 27. 1920s Economy<br />What are some examples of potential economic problems growing during the 1920s?<br />
    28. 28. 1920s Economy<br />Farm prices are going down and farmers cannot pay back loans they took out to expand production during World War I<br />Buying on Credit=DEBT!<br />Americans living outside their means (consumerism)<br />Speculation in the Stock Market<br />Overproduction of goods because of assembly line<br />
    29. 29. 1920s Economy<br />What is welfare capitalism?<br />
    30. 30. 1920s Economy<br />Businesses begin providing benefits/better conditions for workers voluntarily<br />Pensions, vacation, sick-leave, higher wages<br />Ford is master at this, but then he works his employees harder because he is giving them so much!<br />Gain loyalty from their workers, increase workplace happiness, and therefore, productivity<br />
    31. 31. 1920s Economy<br />How does welfare capitalism impact Union membership?<br />
    32. 32. 1920s Economy<br />No need for unions because workplace has improved on its own!<br />Membership declines by 20%<br />“Closed shops” (Factories that require you to join a union if you work there) are opened!<br />
    33. 33. 1920s Society<br />What percentage of Americans live in cities?<br />
    34. 34. 1920s Society<br />50%--first time more people live urban than rural!<br />
    35. 35. 1920s Society<br />Give one example of the impact of the automobile on society.<br />
    36. 36. 1920s Society<br />Increased mobility<br />Growth of suburbs—can commute to work!<br />Leisure time/recreation (Sunday drives)<br />Expected!<br />Privacy…TEENAGERS! AHHH!!<br />Borrowing/installment buying increased<br />
    37. 37. 1920s Society<br />Describe ways that women’s lives changed during the 1920s.<br />
    38. 38. 1920s Society<br />Sought advice on child-raising, utilizing birth control methods (secretly), increasing choosing to both get married and get a career, divorce rate is increasing<br />
    39. 39. 1920s Society<br />Give one example of ways family life changes in the 1920s.<br />
    40. 40. 1920s society<br />More autonomy for kids, vast majority are in school for 12 years, at least<br />Number of kids decreases<br />Working class, middle class, upper class able to benefit from consumerism because appliances are so cheap!<br />Divorce rate increase!<br />
    41. 41. 1920s Society<br />What is a flapper?<br />
    42. 42. 1920s Society<br />Response to the new right to vote, making themselves equal to men in dress and actions!<br />Clothes: ties, smaller hats, boxy-dressed that diminish curves and give them a more masculine shape <br />Drinking, smoking, going to clubs<br />Attacking double-standards of sexuality<br />The flapper is not the norm!<br />
    43. 43. Flappers!<br />
    44. 44. 1920s Society<br />Who is the president of the NAACP in the 1920s and expands its membership?<br />
    45. 45. 1920s Society<br />James Weldon Johnson<br />
    46. 46. 1920s Society<br />Who is in favor of promoting black nationalism and the back to Africa movement?<br />
    47. 47. 1920s Society<br />Marcus Garvey-radical!<br />
    48. 48. 1920s Society<br />Which area of the nation supports prohibition the most?<br />
    49. 49. 1920s Society<br />The South!<br />
    50. 50. 1920s Society<br />Give one example of an impact of Prohibition on American society.<br />
    51. 51. 1920s Society<br />Increase in organized crime—bootlegging turns into mob action (AL CAPONE!)<br />General breakdown in moral attitudes<br />A huge portion of the American population is actively defying the American constitution daily!<br />Can the American government really control individual actions and morals?<br />
    52. 52. 1920s Culture<br />Who impacts American’s relationship to sex in the 1920s?<br />
    53. 53. 1920s Culture<br />Margaret Sanger- a woman can play an active role in making decisions about sex and reproduction<br />Sigmund Freud- sex is at the core of human development and relationships<br />“Victorian” culture (late 1800’s, early 1900s) of modesty and purity attacked!<br />BUT: though sex is becoming more a part of American culture (advertising, movies, “sex appeal”), there is still a double standard for women!<br />
    54. 54. 1920s Culture<br />How many radio stations are there in 1922? 1929?<br />
    55. 55. 1920s Culture<br />1922-30<br />1929-606<br />
    56. 56. 1920s Culture<br />How many radios in 1922? 1929?<br />
    57. 57. 1920s Culture<br />1922-60,000<br />1929- 10,250,000<br />
    58. 58. 1920s Culture<br />Describe one of the impacts of radio on America.<br />
    59. 59. 1920s Culture<br />Easier to be informed!<br />Pop Culture on the rise: radio shows (Little Orphan Annie), music, sports<br />Creates a unified American culture and the emergence of celebrities and heroes!<br />
    60. 60. 1920s Culture<br />Give an example of a major sports figure of the time period! <br />
    61. 61. 1920s Culture<br />Jack Dempsey<br />Babe Ruth<br />Red Grange<br />Rockne<br />
    62. 62. 1920s Culture<br />First “Talkie”- 1927- The Jazz Singer<br />Major movie stars of the period include<br />Rudolph Valentino<br />Charlie Chaplin<br />
    63. 63. 1920s Culture<br />What is the name for the “rebirth” of black culture in the 1920s?<br />
    64. 64. 1920s Culture<br />Harlem Renaissance- named after area of NYC that most African-Americans settled in during the Great Migration<br />Proud expression of unique black experiences forged in slavery, racism, and connection to Africa through music (JAZZ!), literature, and art<br />Some urban, white Americans will embrace this culture, especially the Jazz (go to the Cotton Club) and celebrate African-American talents<br />Langston Hughes-poet<br />Zora Neale Hurston- “Their Eyes Were Watching God”<br />Aaron Douglas- author, stared magazine “Fire!” with Hughes and Hurston<br />Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstong- Jazz musicians<br />
    65. 65. Resistance to Change!<br />What is the name of the trial in which a teacher was fined for teaching evolution in Tennessee?<br />
    66. 66. Resistance to Change!<br />The Scopes Trial-1925<br />Clarence Darrow is defense lawyer, WJ Bryan is prosecutor<br />Shows an attack on modernization/science by fundamentalist Christians<br />Rural regions feel threatened by changes to society and seeming abandonment of religion because of the distractions of cars, jazz, and sports (to name a few)<br />The Middletown Study shows that this is actually happening, Scopes Trial is reaction against this change!<br />Who wins the trial? <br />
    67. 67. Resistance to Change<br />What is the reaction to the rise of black culture in urban regions?<br />
    68. 68. Resistance to Change<br />The rise of the KKK through the mid-1920s<br />Reborn in 1915 after “Birth of a Nation” is created, remains small<br />Numbers skyrocket in the 1920s, especially in the midwest over anxiety from numbers of immigrants (especially Catholics or Jews) settling in region<br />The KKK of the 1920s hates all non-native born, white, protestant Americans!<br />
    69. 69. Resistance to Change!<br />What is the Johnson-Reid Act of 1924?<br />
    70. 70. Resistance to Change!<br />Also known as the National Origins Quota Act creates the quota system for immigrants<br />2% of the total population that came to the US in 1890 can come each year. <br />RACIST! In 1890, there are still more people coming from GB, France, and Germany!<br />Totally excludes Asian Immigration!<br />
    71. 71. Resistance to Change!<br />What event exemplifies the “fear of foreign radicals” and nativism in the 1920s?<br />
    72. 72. Resistance to Change!<br />The Sacco and Vanzetti Trial<br />Italian anarchists are convicted of a armed robbery/double murder and executed even though there was little evidence!<br />What event of 1919 is also example of “fear of foreign radicals”?<br />
    73. 73. Resistance to Change!<br />What is the name given to a group of writers who were disillusioned with the US entry into WWI, the outcome of the Treaty of Versailled, and excessive consumerism and materialism of the post-WWI era?<br />
    74. 74. Resistance to Change!<br />The Lost Generation!<br />
    75. 75. Resistance to Change!<br />Who wrote The Great Gatsby and This Side of Paradise?<br />
    76. 76. Resistance to Change!<br />F. Scott Fitzgerald<br />
    77. 77. Resistance to Change!<br />Who wrote Babbit?<br />
    78. 78. Resistance to Change!<br />Sinclair Lewis<br />
    79. 79. Resistance to Change!<br />Who wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Sun Also Rises?<br />
    80. 80. Resistance to Change!<br />Ernest Hemingway<br />