Presentation on theme: "Objective… Describe how the U.S. government enforced loyalty and discouraged dissent."— Presentation transcript:
Objective… Describe how the U.S. government enforced loyalty and discouraged dissent.
Muzzling dissent… 36) Espionage & Sedition Acts… – How do these acts control dissent?… 37) How is vigilante-ism encouraged?…
Protecting the U.S. war effort or restricting freedom… Eugene Debs v. U.S… Schenck v. U.S… Abrams v. U.S… * As we review these cases determine what is similar v. different.
Eugene V. Debs v. U.S. Outspoken socialist …Ran for President 5x 1918 made an anti-war speech protesting US involvement in WW I…Arrested & convicted under the Espionage Act Sentenced to 10 years in prison “I have been accused of having obstructed the war. I admit it. Gentlemen, I abhor war. I would oppose the war if I stood alone.” - Eugene Debs v. U.S The government case against Debs…. The defense of Debs…
Schenck v. U.S. Sec. of the Socialist in U.S. Printed & distributed anti-war leaflets targeting prospective draftees For these acts, Schenck was arrested and convicted of violating the Espionage Act. The case against Schenck…. Schenck’s defense…
Abrams v. U.S Dropped anti-war leaflets from buildings in NYC. Denounced sending U.S. troops to Russia, US efforts to stop the Russian Revolution & the production of war materials. The defendants were convicted & sentenced to 20 years in prison. The case against Abrams…. Abrams defense…
Objective… Summarize how participation in World War I increased the existing social tensions in America.
Demographic Changes People move to industrial areas The Great Migration - African Americans move South to North…
The Great Migration 1910-20: Northern Black pop. increase New York……. 66.3% Chicago……… 148.2% Philadelphia…. 58.9% Detroit……….. 611.3% Cleveland…… 307.8%
The Great Migration 38) What was the Great Migration and how did it increase racial tensions?
The Great Migration 39) What did many African American leaders feel would happen as a result of supporting the war effort? What happened instead?