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1 The Six P’s of the 1920s From Boom to Bust

2 How would one characterize the United States following World War I?
Renewed isolationism—keep to ourselves Xenophobia - Resurgence of Nativism fear of foreigners Trend toward conservative politics that caused a turning away from governmental activism of the Progressive era Culture becomes more liberal Fear of Communism

3 Prosperity Politics in the 1920s
Presidents Harding and Coolidge Harding’s “Return to Normalcy” Isolationism and high protective tariffs Limiting Immigration Quota System Teapot Dome and the “Ohio Gang” President Calvin Coolidge and the Politics of Prosperity

4 Progress and Conflict of the 1920s
Technology and Mass Production Henry Ford and the Impact of the automobile Electrical Conveniences The rise of the Modern American Consumer Advertising and Buying on Credit Change in clothing styles Radio and Motion Pictures


6 Progress and Conflict continued
Changing Values of the 1920s Fundamentalism vs. Modernism Scopes “Monkey” Trial Rural vs. Urban Urban Sprawl and the Rise of the Suburbs The Twenties Woman

7 Paranoia in the 1920s The Red Scare in the United States
The Palmer Raids Sacco and Vanzetti The Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s Immigration Restrictions Labor unrest

8 Prohibition in the 1920s Organized Crime and Al Capone
Prohibition, Speakeasies, and Bootleggers Politics of Organized Crime 18th Amendment Volstead Act 21st Amendment

9 Pop-Culture of the 1920s Sports “Lucky Lindy”—Charles Lindbergh
Music of the 1920s The Jazz Age and American Composers Literature of the 1920s Hollywood in the 1920s Talkies Fads of the 1920s The Harlem Renaissance and the flowering of African-American Culture in the 1920s

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