Dec. 11Notes (Intro to the 1920s)

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  • 1. The 1920s
  • 2.
    • Greater connection to the rest of the world
    A Changing World
    • Growing cities
    • The “New Woman”
  • 3.
    • 1920 ~ Warren G. Harding elected on the slogan “return to normalcy”
    American Reaction: FEAR!
    • Isolationist foreign policy thru the 1920s
  • 4.
    • Scopes Trial
    American Reaction: FEAR!
    • Law in TN banned the teaching of evolution in favor of creationism
    • John Scopes arrested for teaching evolution & found guilty
    • Showed clash in values
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • Prohibition went into effect (increase morality in a time of change)
    American Reaction: FEAR!
    • Nativism grew ~ National Origins Acts!!!
  • 7. Suspicion of Others
    • Scapegoat ~ someone wrongfully blamed
    • Immigrants & radicals became scapegoats for the world’s changes
  • 8. Suspicion of Others
    • Scapegoat ~ someone wrongfully blamed
    • Radical ~ believes that revolutionary change is needed in society (frightened Americans)
    • Led to immigration restriction
  • 9. Sacco & Vanzetti Trial
  • 10.  
  • 11. The End