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USII – 6a. Technology extended progress into all areas of American life, including neglected rural areas. Improved Transportation (The Automobile) Led to:. Greater __________: Mobility. Creation of _______: Jobs Henry Fords assembly line.

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Usii 6a

USII – 6a

  • Technology extended progress into all areas of American life, including neglected rural areas.


Improved transportation the automobile led to

Improved Transportation (The Automobile) Led to:

  • Greater __________:

  • Mobility

  • Creation of _______:

  • Jobs

    • Henry Fords assembly line


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  • Growth of transportation - related industries (road construction, oil, steel, automobile)

  • Movement to ________ areas

  • Suburban


Communication changes

Communication Changes

  • Increased availability of ______________

  • Telephones

  • Development of the radio (role of _______) and broadcast industry (role of ___________)

  • Guglielmo Marconi

  • David Sarnoff

  • Development of the movies


Electrification

Electrification

  • Labor-saving products (e.g.,_______, electric stoves,_______pumps)

  • Washing Machines

  • Water


Electrification1

Electrification

  • Electric _________

  • Lighting

  • Entertainment (e.g.,________)

  • Radio


Invention of the airplane the brothers

Invention of the Airplane:THE _________BROTHERS

  • Wright


Assembly line

Assembly Line - ________________

Henry Ford


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USI – 6b

  • Reforms in the early 20th century could not legislate how people behaved.

  • Economic conditions and violence led to the migration of people.


Prohibition

Prohibition

  • Prohibition was imposed by a _____________ ______________ that made it illegal to manufacture, transport, and sell alcoholic beverages.

  • Constitutional Amendment


As a result

As a result:

  • Speakeasies were created as places for people to drink ______ ___________________

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • _________________ smuggled illegal alcohol and promoted organized crime

  • Bootleggers

  • Prohibition was repealed by the ______ Amendment.

  • 21st


The great migration north

The Great Migration North

  • Jobs for ________________in the South were scarce and low paying.

  • African Americans

  • African Americans faced discrimination and violence in the__________.

  • South

  • African Americans moved to northern cities in search of better_____________________.

  • Employment Opportunities

  • African Americans also faced discrimination and violence in the_________.

  • North


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USII – 6c

  • The 1920’s and 1930’s were important decades for American art, literature and music.


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Artist known for urban scenes and later, paintings of the Southwest –

Georgia O’Keefe

Art


Literature

Novelist who wrote about the Jazz age of the 1920’s-

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literature


Literature1

A novelist who portrayed the strength of poor migrant workers during the 1930’s-

John Steinbeck

Literature


Music

Composers who wrote uniquely American music –

Aaron Copland

George Gershwin

Music


The harlem renaissance

TheHarlem Renaissance

  • Harlem - is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan, long known as a major African American cultural and business center.

  • Renaissance - A revival of intellectual or artistic achievement and vigor


Harlem renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

  • The Harlem Renaissance was a period of African American artistic achievement during the 1920’s and 1930’s in Harlem, New York


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Painterwho chronicled the experiences of the Great Migration North through art –

Jacob Lawrence


Literature2

Poet who combined the experiences of African and American cultural roots –

Langston Hughes

Literature


Music1

Famous jazz composers

Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong

Blues singer –

Bessie Smith

Music


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USII – 6d

  • The optimism of the 1920’s concealed problems in the American economic system and attitudes about the role of government in controlling the economy

  • The Great Depression had a widespread and severe impact on American life.


Causes of the great depression

People _________on stocks, using borrowed money that they could not repay when stock prices crashed.

Overspeculated

SPECULATION-putting money in a high risk investment with the hope of making a profit

Causes of the Great Depression


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The ___________failed to protect the banking system

Federal Reserve

FEDERAL RESERVE– the central banking system of the U.S.


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High _______ strangled international trade

Tariffs

TARIFF - is a tax imposed on goods when they are moved across a political boundary


Impact on americans

A large number of banks and ___________failed

Businesses

Impact on Americans


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________of workers were unemployed

1/4th or 25%


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Large numbers of people were hungry and___________

Homeless

Lived in Hoovervilleswhich were cardboard or wooden shacks


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Farmers incomes fell to low levels because they were growing to much which drove prices down.


Major features of the new deal

Major Features of the New Deal

  • The New Deal was developed by President Roosevelt


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  • _____________was a program in the New Deal that still exists and gives money to the elderly/retired, unemployed, and disabled

  • Social Security


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  • Federal _________ programs, such as the CCC, which gave unmarried men jobs

  • Work


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  • ___________________ improvement programs, such as the TVA, which built 49 dams in 7 states to produce hydroelectric power.

  • Environmental


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  • Farm assistance programs, such as the AAA, which paid farmers to produce less.


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  • Increased rights for ___________

  • Labor


The new deal

The New Deal

  • The New Deal was ____________plan to use government programs to help the nation recover from The _________________

  • FDR’s

  • Great Depression


Usii 7a world war ii

USII – 7a: World War II

  • Political and economic conditions in Europe following WWI led to the rise of __________ and to WWII.

  • Fascism

  • The rise of fascism threatened peace in Europe and __________.

  • Asia

  • As conflict grew in Europe and Asia, American foreign policy evolved from ____________ to direct involvement.

  • Neutrality/Isolationism


1 causes of world war ii

1. Causes of World War II

  • A. Political instability and economic devastation in Europe resulting from WWI

    • 1. Worldwide

      • Depression

    • 2. High war debt owed by

      • Germany

    • 3. High

      • Inflation

    • 4. Massive

      • Unemployment


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  • Rise of Fascism

  • Fascism is a political philosophy in which total power is given to a _______________ and individual freedoms are denied

  • Dictator


Rise of fascism

Rise of Fascism

  • Fascist dictators included:

    • 1. Adolph Hitler (Germany)


2 benito mussolini italy

2. Benito Mussolini (Italy)


3 hideki tojo japan

3. Hideki Tojo (Japan)

● These fascist dictators led the countries that became known as the _______ Powers

Axis


The allies

The Allies

  • Democratic nations (The United States, Great Britain, ______________) were known as the ____________.

    • Canada

    • Allies

  • The Soviet Union joined the Allies after being invaded by ______________

    • Germany


Allies

Allies

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (United States at the beginning of the war)


Allies1

Allies

  • Harry S. Truman (United States at the end of the war)


Allies2

Allies

  • Winston Churchill (Great Britain)


Allies3

Allies

  • Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union)


Change in american policy

Change in American Policy

  • ______________ (Great Depression, Legacy of WWI)

  • Neutrality/Isolationism


Change in american policy1

Change in American Policy

  • Economic aid to _______________

  • Allies


Change in american policy2

Change in American Policy

  • Direct Involvement in the war


War in the pacific

War In the Pacific

  • Rising tension developed between the U.S. and Japan because of Japanese aggression in___________

  • East Asia


War in the pacific1

War In the Pacific

  • On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the U.S. at _________________

  • Pearl Harbor without warning


War in the pacific2

War In the Pacific

  • The U.S. Declared war on _______________

  • Japan

  • Who declared war on the U.S?

  • Germany


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USII – 7b

  • Despite initial Axis success in both Europe and the Pacific, the Allies persevered and ultimately defeated Germany and Japan.

  • The Holocaust is an example of extreme prejudice and discrimination taken to the extreme.


Europe

Germany invaded __________ setting of war in Europe.

Poland

The Soviet Union also invaded Poland and the Baltic Nations

Europe


Europe1

Europe

  • Germany invaded France, capturing ______________

  • Paris


Europe2

Europe

  • Germany bombed London and the ______ _____________ began

  • Battle of Britain


Europe3

Europe

  • The United States gave ____________ war supplies and old naval warships in return for military bases in Bermuda and the _____________

  • Britain

  • Caribbean


Europe4

Europe

  • Germany invaded the _________________

  • Soviet Union


Europe5

Europe

  • After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, ________ declared war on the United States

  • Germany


Europe6

Europe

  • The Soviet Union defeated Germany at _____________, marking the turning point of the war in Eastern Europe

  • Stalingrad


Europe7

Europe

  • American and Allied troops landed in __________, on D-Day to begin the liberation of Western Europe

  • Normandy, France


Pacific

Pacific

  • ____________ bombed Pearl Harbor

  • Japan


Pacific1

Pacific

  • The U.S. declared war on __________, (and _______________).

  • Japan

  • Germany


Pacific2

Pacific

  • The United States was victorious over Japan in the ________________. This victory was the turning point of the war in the Pacific.

  • Battle of Midway


Pacific3

Pacific

  • A. The United States dropped 2 atomic bombs on Japan, (_______________ and _______________) in 1945, forcing Japan to surrender and ending WWII.

  • Hiroshima

  • Nagasaki


Holocaust

Holocaust

  • _______________ is attitudes or actions against Jewish people

  • Anti-Semitism


Holocaust1

Holocaust

  • _________ Supremacy is the belief that the blonde hair, blue eyed, white race is above everyone else

  • Aryan


Holocaust2

Holocaust

  • Systematic attempt to rid Europe of all the __________.

  • Jews


The germans could use the following tactics against the jews

The Germans could use the following tactics against the Jews:

  • ____________of Jewish stores

  • Boycott

  • Threats

  • ____________

  • segregation

  • Imprisonment and killing of Jews and others in _________ _________________

  • Concentration Camps

  • Liberation by ________ of Jews and others in concentration camps

  • Allied forces


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USII – 7c

  • WWII affected every aspect of American life

  • Americans were asked to make sacrifices in support of the war effort and the ideas for which we fought.


Home front

Home Front

  • American involvement in WWII brought an end to the __________________. Factories and workers were needed to produce goods to win the war.

  • Great Depression


Home front1

Home Front

  • Thousands of American women took jobs in defense plants during the war (e.g., ____________).

  • Rosie the Riveter


Home front2

Home Front

  • Americans at home supported the war by conserving and rationing __________

  • Resources


Home front3

Home Front

  • The need for more workers temporarily broke down some ____________ barriers (e.g., hiring in defense plants) although discrimination against ________________still continued.

  • Racial

  • African Americans


Home front4

Home Front

  • While many Japanese Americans served in the armed forces, others were treated with distrust and prejudice, and many were forced into _______________.

  • Internment Camps


Review

Review

  • Despite initial Axis success in both Europe and the Pacific, the Allies persevered and ultimately defeated ________ and _________.

  • Germany

  • Japan

  • Who were the Allies?

  • U.S., Great Britain, Canada, and the Soviet Union

  • The _____________ is an example of prejudice and discrimination taken to the extreme.

  • Holocaust

  • WWII affected every aspect of ____________.

  • American Life

  • Americans were asked to make ____________ in support of the war effort and the ideas for which we fought.

  • Sacrifices


What is

What is…?

  • Anti-Semitism –

    • Hostility toward or prejudice against Jews or Judaism

  • Aryan Supremacy –

    • The belief that the Aryan race (Caucasian, Blonde-hair, blue-eyed Northern Europeans) are better than other human races (especially, in regards to the Jewish race).

  • Boycott –

    • to abstain from buying or using


Where is are

Where is/are…?

  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki –

    • Cities in Japan

  • Midway –

    • Island in the Pacific between Hawaii and Japan

  • Normandy –

    • City located on the northern coast (beaches) of France


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USII – 8a

  • Learning from the mistakes of the past, the United States accepted its role as a world superpower, helping to rebuild Europe and Japan and taking the leading role in establishing the United Nations


United states role as a world leader

United States Role as a World Leader

  • Much of Europe was in ruins following World War II. ________________ occupied most of Eastern and Central Europe and the eastern portion of _______________.

  • The Soviet Union

  • Germany

  • The U.S. felt it was in its best interest to rebuild ______________ and prevent political and economic instability.

  • Europe


Rebuilding efforts

Rebuilding Efforts

  • The U.S. instituted George C. Marshall’s plan to rebuild Europe (the ______________), which provided massive financial aid to rebuild European economies and prevent the spread of communism.

  • Marshall Plan


Germany was partitioned into east and west germany

Germany was partitioned into East and West Germany

  • West Germany became ____________ and resumed self government after a few years of American, _______, and _______ occupation.

  • Democratic

  • British

  • French


Germany was partitioned into east and west germany1

Germany was partitioned into East and West Germany

  • East Germany remained under the domination of the ______________ and did not adopt democratic institutions

  • Soviet Union


Rebuilding japan

Rebuilding Japan

  • Following its defeat, Japan was occupied by ___________ forces.

  • American

  • It soon adopted a _____________ form of government, resumed self government, and became a strong ally of the _______________.

  • Democratic

  • United States


Establishment of the united nations

Establishment of the United Nations

  • The United Nations was formed near the end of WWII to ____________ ___________________.

  • Prevent future global wars


Reasons for rapid growth of american economy after wwii

Reasons for Rapid Growth of American Economy After WWII

  • With ________of consumer goods over, business converted from production of ___ __________ to consumer good

    • Rationing

    • War Materials


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  • Americans purchased goods on_________.

    • Credit

  • The workforce shifted back to men, and most women returned to ______ responsibilities

    • Family


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  • Labor unions ________and became more powerful; workers gained new benefits and higher salaries.

    • Merged

  • As economic opportunity continued and technology boomed, the next generation of ________entered the workforce in large numbers.

    • Women


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