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THE ROARING TWENTIES Cultural Conflicts. Issues of Religion Evolution vs. Creation Fundamentalism Belief in traditional Christian ideas Bible as literal.

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1 THE ROARING TWENTIES Cultural Conflicts

2 Issues of Religion Evolution vs. Creation Fundamentalism Belief in traditional Christian ideas Bible as literal truth Against evolution Modernists Believe evolution is consistent with religion Scopes Trial Teaching of Evolution on Trial Inherit the Wind

3 Racial Tensions Revival of the Klan Almost eliminated after Reconstruction Population movement/migration Racism in the North NAACP –National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Could not pass anti-lynching laws

4 Prohibition Alcohol Ban led to: Bootleggers - transported alcohol illegally Speakeasies – place that illegally sells alcohol Growth of organized crime (Al Capone) Majority of Americans disagreed with Prohibition

5 NJ Prohibition Enoch Johnson & Rum War atlantic-city-prohibition-1920s-gallery

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