Cities became places to be, not to get away from. –Urban Behaviors- drinking, gambling, casual dating. –Urban Relationships- Impersonal, No one set of rules. Prohibition- 18 th Amendment –Ex. Of old values vs. new.
The Twenties Woman Rejected the values of the 19 th Century. The Flapper Drinking, Smoking, overt sexuality. Not a reality for most women. Changing views of marriage Partners- Equality The Double Standard –Casual dating increases but… Women are held to a higher standard of behavior than men. Men wanted to have casual relationships with women, but didnt want to marry those girls.
Whats with those pants?... pull your pants up? sound familiar
FUNDAMENTALISM- (protestant) –T–The belief in a literal, non symbolic interpretation of the Bible. –M–Mainly focused on fighting –S–Scopes Monkey Trial (The story). Darrow and Bryan The Length of a Day –S–Still today… George Bushs main supporters were Fundamentalist Christians in the South.
President _____________ experienced problems when members of his cabinet were implicated in the ________________ scandal. Summarize what this scandal was:
Calvin Coolidge Cool Cal Advocated the Status Quo Conservative, Quiet, Contemplative, & Casual – not flashy like Harding Refused to allow the Federal Govt to get involved in the Economy, An Isolationist, Advocated Tax Cuts, < Silent Cal
Three trends that were the result of our desire to return to normalcy. 1. 2. 3.