1920s Politics and History Overview
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

1920s Politics and History Overview

on

  • 965 views

An overview of what was happening politically in the 1920s. (The Great Gatsby background.)

An overview of what was happening politically in the 1920s. (The Great Gatsby background.)

Statistics

Views

Total Views
965
Views on SlideShare
964
Embed Views
1

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
9
Comments
0

1 Embed 1

http://lpenglish.ning.com 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    1920s Politics and History Overview 1920s Politics and History Overview Presentation Transcript

    • Politics and Government of the 1920s
      • Faith S, Drew P, Liza F, Julian O
    • Presidents
      • Woodrow Wilson: 1913-1921
      • Warren G. Harding: 1921-1923 (died in office)
      • Calvin Coolidge: 1923-1929
      • Herbert Hoover: 1929-1933
    • Woodrow Wilson
      • Fourteen Point Speech
        • dictated foreign policy for rest of American History
      • 1915: first transatlantic radiotelephone communication
      • Women granted right to vote
      • Prohibition passed by Congress over Wilson’s veto
    • Warren G. Harding
      • Increased nativism
      • Washington Naval Conference-set limits on military build up around world
        • precursor to modern nuclear limitations
      • Teapot Dome Scandal
        • oil scandal
        • Greatest scandal in American history until Watergate Scandal
        • Secretary of Department of Interior privately leased American oil fields
          • supposed to be used as oil reserves for Navy
          • accepted bribes
    • Calvin Coolidge
      • Came into office after death of Harding
      • Popular president to middle-class
      • Laissez faire government policy
      • 529 press conferences
      • Rapid economic growth during presidency-Roaring Twenties
      • In favor of civil rights-KKK lost influence during presidency
    • Herbert Hoover
      • Pro-business campaign
      • Stock Market Crash (just 8 months into presidency)
      • Stance on economy largely based on voluntarism
    • Media
      • Harding election covered by press-new type of campaigning
      • Jazz Age-demonstrates new influences of media
      • Coolidge-first to deliver speech by radio
    • Works Cited “ Calvin Coolidge.” Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/‌wiki/‌Calvin_Coolidge>. “ Herbert Hoover.” Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/‌wiki/‌Herbert_Hoover>. Listening to the Radio, 1920s style. N.d. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://scoop.diamondgalleries.com/‌public/‌default.asp?t=1&m=1&c=34&s=264&ai=75187&arch=y&ssd=10/‌1/‌2008%2012:01:00%20PM>. President Calvin Coolidge facing press photographers. 1924. Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. “ Roaring Twenties.” Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/‌wiki/‌The_Roaring_20’s>. Votes-women. N.d. The Pink Flamingo . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. Wall street. 1929. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. “ Warren G. Harding.” Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/‌wiki/‌Warren_G._Harding>. “ Woodrow Wilson.” Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/‌wiki/‌Woodrow_Wilson>.