The 1920s
<ul><li>Greater connection to the rest of the world </li></ul>A Changing World <ul><li>Growing cities </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
<ul><li>1920 ~ Warren G. Harding elected on the slogan “return to normalcy” </li></ul>American Reaction: FEAR! <ul><li>Iso...
<ul><li>Scopes Trial </li></ul>American Reaction: FEAR! <ul><li>Law in TN banned the teaching of evolution in favor of cre...
 
<ul><li>Prohibition went into effect (increase morality in a time of change) </li></ul>American Reaction: FEAR! <ul><li>Na...
Suspicion of Others <ul><li>Scapegoat  ~ someone wrongfully blamed </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants & radicals became scapegoa...
Suspicion of Others <ul><li>Scapegoat  ~ someone wrongfully blamed </li></ul><ul><li>Radical  ~ believes that revolutionar...
Sacco & Vanzetti Trial
 
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  • Dec. 11Notes (Intro to the 1920s)

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

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