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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