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  1. Identify: • Intolerable Acts

  2. Chapter 31 American Life in the “Roaring 20s”

  3. “Seeing Red” • Fear of Russia after 1917 revolution • “red scare”: 1919-1920 • Attorney General: Mitchell Palmer

  4. Criminal Syndicalism Laws • State laws • Illegal to advocate the use of violence for social change • Freedom of speech restricted

  5. “Americanism” • Antiforeignism and antiredism • Sacco and Vanzetti trial

  6. Sacco and Vanzetti activity

  7. KKK • Resurgence in 1920s • Intolerance and prejudice of American public

  8. Klan • Anti-foreign • Anti-Catholic • Anti-black • Anti-Jewish • Anti-pacifist • Anti-Communist • Anti-internationalist • Antievolutionist • Anti-bootlegger • Antigambling • Anti-adultery • Anti-birth control

  9. Klan • Pro-Anglo Saxon • Pro- “native” American • Pro-Protestant

  10. Klan • Dies out in late 1920s when Klan officials get caught embezzling money

  11. Immigration Reform

  12. Emergency Quota Act of 1921 • Quota on number of European immigrants • 3% of people of the same nationality that were living in US in 1910

  13. Immigration Act of 1924 • Replaced Quota Act • 3% to 2% • Japanese banned from coming to America • Canadians and Latin Americans exempt

  14. Immigration Acts • Ended the age of “unrestricted” immigration to the US • Significantly reduced immigration

  15. Prohibition

  16. 18th Amendment- 1919 • Banned manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol • Volstead Act- enforces • Popular in the south and west

  17. Prohibition lingo • Speakeasies= secret saloons • Bootleggers/rum runners • Moonshine

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  19. Effects of Prohibition • Nascar • Violence • Organized Crime

  20. Success? • Not enforced well, not enough manpower • Bank savings increased • Absenteeism in industry decreased

  21. “Golden Age of Gangsterism” • Rival gangs fought over control of alcohol sales • Chicago: “Scarface” Al Capone • Gangs expanded to other “industries”: gambling, narcotics, prostitution, kidnapping for ransom • Lindbergh Law

  22. Education • 1920s: more state focus on education • Progressive education: “learn by doing” and “education for life”

  23. Evolution Controversy Fundamentalists • Conservatives • Evolution contributing to moral breakdown of youth • Destroying faith in God/Bible

  24. Scopes “Monkey Trial” • John Scopes arrested in TN in 1925 for teaching evolution • Prosecuting attorney: William Jennings Bryan! • Found guilty, fined $100

  25. Economics • Mass Consumption • Advertising

  26. Sports • Baseball, basketball • Attendance increases • Babe Ruth

  27. Credit • Increased personal debt • Economy vulnerable

  28. Cars • Assembly line, mass-production • Detroit • Henry Ford, Model T • 1930, 20 million Model T’s being driven

  29. Effects • More jobs • Gasoline • Railroad business hurt • Women less dependent on men • Suburbs grew • Death rates

  30. Airplanes • 1903: Wright Brothers • WW1: planes used successfully • Private companies and passenger airlines

  31. Charles Lindbergh

  32. Amelia Earhart

  33. Entertainment • Radio: 1920s • Movies: 1903 • Hollywood • Propaganda • Assimilation of immigrants

  34. The Dynamic Decade • Margaret Sanger: birth control • Alice Paul: Equal Rights Amendment • Religion: Fundamentalists to Modernists • Sigmund Freud

  35. Flappers