Jazz Age. 1921-29. Chapter Seven. Nativism resurges after the war. Backlash against recent immigrants. Economy in recessio...
Sacco-Vanzetti Case <ul><li>Accused of murder and robbing a shoe company. </li></ul><ul><li>Being confirmed anarchists ass...
Eugenics Movement. <ul><li>Pseudo-Science. “Breed out inferior people(s).” </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler was a fan as was Woodr...
Controlling Immigration. <ul><li>National Origins Act of 1924. </li></ul><ul><li>Set quotas as to how many immigrants coul...
Women in the 1920’s. <ul><li>Flappers! What a scandal! </li></ul><ul><li>Young and stylish. </li></ul><ul><li>Rail thin. <...
 
Fundamentalist Movement. <ul><li>Fundamentalist beliefs: </li></ul><ul><li>Bible is true without error. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Aimee Semple McPherson.
Scopes Trail-1925. <ul><li>John T. Scopes was arrested for teaching evolution in in high school. </li></ul><ul><li>William...
Prohibition-Eighteenth Amendment-1920-1933. <ul><li>Volstead Act. </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Treasury would enforce prohibitio...
 
AL Capone A.K.A Scarface.
African-American Culture. <ul><li>Harlem Renaissance. </li></ul><ul><li>Writers: </li></ul><ul><li>Claude McKay-Poet </li>...
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 ra...
Jazz, Blues, And Jazz. <ul><li>Jazz was invented in America. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a mix of Dixieland and Ragtime. </li><...
 
African-American Politics. <ul><li>NAACP battles lynching. </li></ul><ul><li>Black voting in the north strengthened the Re...
More Marcus Garvey…. <ul><li>Advocated separation and independence from whites. </li></ul><ul><li>He wanted to create a se...
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USH History Ch. Seven

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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>
  7. 8. Aimee Semple McPherson.
  8. 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>
  9. 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>
  10. 12. AL Capone A.K.A Scarface.
  11. 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>
  12. 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>
  13. 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>
  14. 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>
  15. 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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