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USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
USH History Ch. Seven
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USH History Ch. Seven

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  • 1. Jazz Age. 1921-29. Chapter Seven. Nativism resurges after the war. Backlash against recent immigrants. Economy in recession. Army Vets couldn’t get jobs.
  • 2. Sacco-Vanzetti Case <ul><li>Accused of murder and robbing a shoe company. </li></ul><ul><li>Being confirmed anarchists assured their convictions. </li></ul>
  • 3. Eugenics Movement. <ul><li>Pseudo-Science. “Breed out inferior people(s).” </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler was a fan as was Woodrow Wilson. </li></ul><ul><li>During these bad economic times the Ku Klux Klan regrouped. They hated people of color, Jews, Catholics, and immigrants. </li></ul>
  • 4. Controlling Immigration. <ul><li>National Origins Act of 1924. </li></ul><ul><li>Set quotas as to how many immigrants could come from each country. </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic immigration was slow down by the above act. </li></ul><ul><li>A labor shortage developed in California and the South West. </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanics/immigrants were barred from the U.S. work force. </li></ul>
  • 5. Women in the 1920’s. <ul><li>Flappers! What a scandal! </li></ul><ul><li>Young and stylish. </li></ul><ul><li>Rail thin. </li></ul><ul><li>Smoked/Drank illegal alcohol. </li></ul><ul><li>Revealing dress. </li></ul><ul><li>Worked outside the home. </li></ul>
  • 6.  
  • 7. Fundamentalist Movement. <ul><li>Fundamentalist beliefs: </li></ul><ul><li>Bible is true without error. </li></ul><ul><li>People derived their moral behavior from God, not society. </li></ul><ul><li>Rejected Evolution and embraced Creationism. </li></ul>
  • 8. Aimee Semple McPherson.
  • 9. Scopes Trail-1925. <ul><li>John T. Scopes was arrested for teaching evolution in in high school. </li></ul><ul><li>William Jennings Bryan was prosecutor and Clarence Darrow was the defense attorney. </li></ul><ul><li>Darrow put Bryan on the stand! </li></ul>
  • 10. Prohibition-Eighteenth Amendment-1920-1933. <ul><li>Volstead Act. </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Treasury would enforce prohibition. </li></ul><ul><li>“Speakeasies” sprouted up in every city. </li></ul><ul><li>Organized crime made millions and turf wars killed many. </li></ul><ul><li>The start of the Drive By Shootings! </li></ul>
  • 11.  
  • 12. AL Capone A.K.A Scarface.
  • 13. African-American Culture. <ul><li>Harlem Renaissance. </li></ul><ul><li>Writers: </li></ul><ul><li>Claude McKay-Poet </li></ul><ul><li>Langston Hughes-Poet/Author. </li></ul>
  • 14. Langston Hughes-A Raisin In The Sun. <ul><li>What happens to a dream deferred? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it dry up 
like a raisin in the sun?
 </li></ul><ul><li>Or fester like a sore-- 
And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? 
 </li></ul><ul><li>Or crust and sugar over-- 
like a syrupy sweet? </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe it just sags 
like a heavy load. Or does it explode? </li></ul>
  • 15. Jazz, Blues, And Jazz. <ul><li>Jazz was invented in America. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a mix of Dixieland and Ragtime. </li></ul><ul><li>Blues came from African-American spirituals. </li></ul><ul><li>The Cotton Club was the most important Club for music in New York City. </li></ul>
  • 16.  
  • 17. African-American Politics. <ul><li>NAACP battles lynching. </li></ul><ul><li>Black voting in the north strengthened the Republican Party. </li></ul><ul><li>Marcus Garvey created “Black Nationalism.” </li></ul><ul><li>Glorified black pride and unity. </li></ul><ul><li>Stressed the need for education. </li></ul>
  • 18. More Marcus Garvey…. <ul><li>Advocated separation and independence from whites. </li></ul><ul><li>He wanted to create a settlement in Liberia. </li></ul>

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