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The Roaring Twenties. The Russian Revolution. Czar Nicholas II loses power for entering WWI Vladimir Lenin leads Bolsheviks Civil War Reds (Bolsheviks) vs. Whites (landowners, army leaders) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) Gov’t controls all land and property

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the russian revolution
The Russian Revolution
  • Czar Nicholas II loses power for entering WWI
  • Vladimir Lenin leads Bolsheviks
  • Civil War
    • Reds (Bolsheviks) vs. Whites (landowners, army leaders)
  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.)
    • Gov’t controls all land and property
    • 1 political party
    • Individuals had no rights
    • Try to spread Communism around the world
the red scare
The Red Scare
  • Schenck v. U.S. (1919)
    • Charles Schenck convicted of breaking the Espionage Act
  • The Palmer Raids
    • Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer
    • Target Communists, socialists, and anarchists
  • Sacco and Vanzetti
    • Italian immigrants convicted of murder
    • Conviction was because of being immigrants
    • 1927, Executed
labor strikes
Labor Strikes
  • Strikes in 1919 and 1920 blamed on Communists
  • The Boston Police Strike
    • Calvin Coolidge
  • Steel and Coal Strike
    • Steel industry used red scare
    • United Mine Workers of America’s strike put down by Attorney General Palmer
republican leadership
Republican Leadership
  • Republicans control all three branches from 1921 to 1933
  • The Harding Presidency
    • “Return to normalcy”
    • Favored business (Andrew Mellon); very high tariff but Europe retaliated
    • Ohio Gang – corrupt advisors
    • Isolationism -Stayed out of League of Nations
    • Limiting Immigration
      • Nativist fears
      • Restricted immigration and quotas
    • Teapot Dome Scandal
      • Alfred Fall leases government land for oil drilling
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Republican Leadership
  • The Coolidge Presidency (“Silent Cal”)
    • Restored confidence
    • Laissez Faire
    • Continued Isolationism
      • Kellogg-Briand Pact – outlawed war
      • Dawes Plan – loans to Germany
  • The Election of 1928
    • Herbert Hoover
a business boom
A Business Boom
  • Consumer Economy
    • Buying on credit
      • Installment plans
  • Electric Power
    • General Electric
  • New Products
    • Refrigerators
    • Washing Machines
    • Irons
    • http://www.history.com/videos/1920s-inventions
ford and the automobile
Ford and the Automobile
  • “Model T”
    • “Horseless carriage”
  • Assembly Line
    • Assembly line moved the cars
    • Produced one every 24 seconds
    • Mass production
  • A Complex Businessman
    • Scientific Management
    • Created 5 day work week
    • Gave raises to employees
  • Industrial Growth
    • Growth of the highway system, trucking, motels, restaurants, etc.
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women s changing roles
Women’s Changing Roles
  • The Flapper Image
    • New type of woman
    • Short dresses and short hair
    • Smoked, drank, danced the “Charleston”
  • Working Women and Voting
    • Working women had little chances for advancement
    • 19th Amendment
    • Women did not vote like suffragists thought
cities and suburbs
Cities and Suburbs
  • African Americans in the North
    • Great Migration – African Americans move from the south to the north for work opportunities
  • Other Migration
    • Mexican and Canadian
  • Growth of the Suburbs
    • Cars and busses
    • Fleeing urban areas
american heroes
American Heroes
  • “Lucky Lindy”
    • Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Heroes in Sports
    • Jack Dempsey
    • Babe Ruth
    • Gertrude Ederle
    • Bobby Jones
    • Johnny Weissmuller
mass media
Mass Media
  • Movies – “Talkies”
    • Mary Pickford (America’s sweetheart)
    • Rudolph Valentino
    • Charlie Chaplin
  • Newspapers
    • Hearst/Pullitzer
  • Radio
    • Pittsburgh’s KDKA
    • National Broadcasting Company (NBC)
the jazz age
The Jazz Age
  • From blues and ragtime (New Orleans)
    • Radio helps to spread
  • Jazz clubs in Harlem
  • Duke Ellington
  • Louis Armstrong
other artists
Other Artists
  • Paintings
    • Georgia O’Keefe
  • Literature
    • Sinclair Lewis
  • The Lost Generation
    • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • John Steinbeck
    • Earnest Hemingway
  • Harlem Renaissance
    • African American literary awakening
    • Langston Hughes
prohibition http www history com videos america goes dry with prohibition
Prohibitionhttp://www.history.com/videos/america-goes-dry-with-prohibitionProhibitionhttp://www.history.com/videos/america-goes-dry-with-prohibition
  • Bootlegging
    • Speakeasies
  • Organized Crime
    • Came from prohibition
    • Violent groups
  • Al Capone
    • Runs Chicago through bootlegging and other crimes
    • J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI
    • http://www.history.com/shows/gangland/videos/gangster-al-capone-exploits-prohibition
issues of religion
Issues of Religion
  • Fundamentalism
    • Argued that Christian ideas were flawless and the Bible had no errors
  • Evolution and the Scopes Trial
    • John T. Scopes, Tennessee teacher
    • Scopes “Monkey” Trial
racial tension
Racial Tension
  • Violence against African Americans
    • “Red Summer”
  • Revival of the Klan
  • Fighting Discrimination
    • NAACP
  • The Garvey Movement
    • “Mother Africa”