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THE ROARING TWENTIES Good Time and Bad Times. Fear of foreigners leads to Immigration Quotas NATIONAL ORIGINS ACT OF 1924.

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1 THE ROARING TWENTIES Good Time and Bad Times

2 Fear of foreigners leads to Immigration Quotas NATIONAL ORIGINS ACT OF 1924

3 He could not stop the Great Depression or WW11 THE SENATE REFUSES TO RATIFY TREATY OF VERSAILLES. AMERICA DOES NOT JOIN THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS

4 Kellog- Briand Pact, An agreement to outlaw war!!!!

5 Oliver Wendell Holmes Clear and present doctrine in SCHENCK v. USA

6 Scopes Trial Evolution v. Creationism

7 Clarence Darrow v. William J. Bryan ALL ABOUT FREEDOM OF SPEECH

8 Sacco and Vanzetti are Executed

9 After the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia America fears Communist Influence in America

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11 THE RISE OF THE KKK

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13 Alain Locke and the “New Negro”

14 A Great Poet

15 Flappers and Organized Crime connected to 18 th and 19 th Amendments

16 Spending Too Much Money will lead to Great Depression

17 Public Enemy #1

18 AIM: To understand the Great Depression and the New Deal

19 DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW MONEY REALLY WORKS? 1. You own a Sporting Goods Store. Would you rather sell $400 worth of goods and get cash, or sell $500 worth of goods on a credit card charge? 2. Is it better to buy a car for $25,000 or pay for it by paying back $1,000 a month for the next 25 months?

20 3. Would you rather go to a city college and graduate in 4 years with no debt, go to an IVY League school and be in $20,000 debt when you graduate?

21 If you were going to give away a million dollars would you give 1000 people $1, 000 to use for tuition of give Cardinal Hayes the million to give out as tuition aid.

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23 REASONS FOR GREAT DEPRESSION 1. In Roaring Twenties 10 per-cent of population has 90 per-cent of wealth. That’s – an uneven distribution of wealth 2.People buy stocks “on the margin” (paying only a fraction of stock’s value). 3.Installment Plans make it to easy to buy on credit 4.No regulation on Stock Market

24 5. Harding- Coolidge and Hoover locked into a laissez-faire approach 6. Stock Market Crash, Hawley- Smoot Act 1930 – higher tariffs mess up international trade trade 8. Unemployment rate reaches 25%


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