The Roaring 20’s. An era of prosperity, Republican power, and conflict. As the War Ended . . . . Spanish Influenza Epidemic! Most deadly for 20-40 yr. olds Eventually killed 20-50 million worldwide (by contrast, WWI killed approx. 15 million people). Philadelphia – October 1918.
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The Roaring 20’s
An era of prosperity,
Philadelphia – October 1918
Emergency hospital at Camp Funston in Fort Riley, KS (1918)
Over 50 Thousand!
Warren G. Harding
*isolationism,avoiding political or economic alliances with foreign countries.
IWW (“Wobblies”) Headquarters after a Palmer Raid
Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco
African Americans on the Move
Harding dies suddenly (and mysteriously) while still in office and Coolidge becomes president.