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Chapter 22 A Turbulent Decade. Journal Writing. On a new piece of notebook paper answer the following question: What effect did the transition from wartime to peacetime have on the U.S. economy? Yes, again. This is not a mistake. . Goals.

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journal writing
Journal Writing

On a new piece of notebook paper answer the following question:

What effect did the transition from wartime to peacetime have on the U.S. economy?

Yes, again. This is not a mistake.

goals
Goals
  • Analyze the affect demobilization had on the economy.
  • Analyze the public’s response the union activity in 1919 and 1920.
some economic concepts
Some Economic Concepts
  • Supply and Demand

More product than customers, price goes down.

More customers than produce, price goes up.

  • Power in the workplace

More jobs than workers, workers have the power.

More workers than job, employers have the power.

demobilization
Demobilization
  • Demobilization –transition from wartime to peacetime.
  • Too many workers = unemployment

= wages

= women pushed out

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Demobilization
  • Immediately after war lack of product + spending = cost of living
  • Recession during 1920-1921.
strikes
Strikes
  • Seattle general strike- non-violent general strike to support shipyard workers in 1919.
  • Boston police strike- strike to get recognition of union. All police officers fired and replace by unemployed veterans.
  • Calvin Coolige- Governor who supported firing of Boston police.
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UMW
  • UMW- United Mine Workers
  • John L. Lewis - president of UMW.
red scare
Red Scare
  • Red Scare- period of anticommunist hysteria during 1919 and 1920.
  • Any labor unrest was seen as sign of a Bolshevik like revolution.
palmer raids
Palmer Raids
  • A. Mitchell Palmer – U.S. Attorney General who launched an anti-communist crusade.
  • Palmer raids- arrest and deportation of immigrants suspected of radical activities.
nicola sacco and bartolomeo vanzetti
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

Italian anarchists accused of murdering a paymaster and a guard during a payroll robbery.

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