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1 SS.912.A.5.3 Examine the impact of United States foreign economic policy during the 1920s.

2   Disarmament- Decreased weapons held by the United States and Europe  Kellogg-Briand Pact- Signed by the United States and most of the world as a pact to not use war to solve disputes SS.912.A.5.5 Describe efforts by the United States and other world powers to avoid future wars.

3   1935-created embargo on trading arms and war materials with all parties in a war  1936- forbade all loans or credit to belligerent nations  1937- American ships could not transport any passengers or articles of war to belligerent nations  Cash and Carry- Countries at war could purchase goods from us if they arranged transport  1939- Decided that passive aid could be given to an aggressor. Repealed 1935 and 1937 Neutrality Acts

4   SS.912.A.5.1 Discuss the economic outcomes of demobilization.

5   Demobilization- transferring from a wartime economy to a civilian economy.  Economic Effects- short recession in the United States followed by a boom  Fordney-Mccumber Tarriff- raised the taxes on imports to protect American industry Economy After WWI

6   Germany went into a deep recession caused by the Versailles treaty and the reparations  United States loaned money to Germany to help kickstart their economy  Dawes Plan- the United States Loaned money to Germany to help them pay their debts Germany

7  Dawes Plan

8   In the 1920s, which United States action furthered the goal of international peace?  A. signing a pact to outlaw armed conflict  B. advocating a policy to promote isolationism  C. holding a conference to renounce imperialism  D. joining a league to secure military cooperation


10   SS.912.A.5.4 Evaluate how the economic boom during the Roaring Twenties changed consumers, businesses, manufacturing, and marketing practices.

11   Between 1922-1928 industrial productivity rose 70%  Wages at an all time high  New Industries: light metals, movies, radio, auto industry  Corporate revolution-chain stores  Airplane- passenger airlines increased Roaring 20s

12   Rise of the KKK- resurgance caused by the movie “Birth of a Nation”  Rosewood Fl Massacre carried out by KKK  KKK now anti-foreign, anti-Catholic, anti-black, anti- Jewish, anti-adultery, and anti-birth control  1921 immigration act put a quota on immigrants  Asians banned completely  Fundamentalism- extreme Christians  Scopes trial- Darwin vs creationism Social life

13   Prohibition-18 th amendment ratified in 1919  Led to a rise in organized crime  Later repealed in 1933  Jazz age- influence by slave spirituals  Harlem Renaissance  Marcus Garvey-Back to Africa Movement  Poets: Langston Hughes and Claude McKay  Writers: Zora Nearle Hurston Social Life

14   The Lost Generation- A group of white literary writers who’s works conveyed resentment of ideals betrayed by society  F.Scott Fitzgerald-Great Gatsby  Ernest Hemingway-Farewell to Arms  Fashion- Flappers  A lot of makup, flimsy skirts, black rubber boots, smoked cigarettes out of long cigarette holders Social life

15   One of the most promising of the young Negro poets said to me once, “I want to be a poet—not a Negro poet”... And I was sorry the young man said that, for no great poet has ever been afraid of being himself. And I doubted then that, with his desire to run away spiritually from his race, this boy would ever be a great poet.

16   Based on the excerpt, what advice would Langston Hughes have given to young African Americans during the Harlem Renaissance?  A. He would have challenged them to further their literary training.  B. He would have encouraged them to celebrate their racial identity.  C. He would have suggested that they shape a tradition of passive resistance.  D. He would have recommended that they promote a tradition of racial tolerance.


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