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Cities became places to be, not to get away from. –Urban Behaviors- drinking, gambling, casual dating. –Urban Relationships- Impersonal, No one set.

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4 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.

5 Charles Lindbergh

6 George Gershwin

7 Ernest Hemingway

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9 The Middle Class materialism and discontent with the American Dream

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13 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.

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15 Whats with those pants?... pull your pants up? sound familiar

16 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.

17 The Politics of the 1920s

18 President _____________ experienced problems when members of his cabinet were implicated in the ________________ scandal. Summarize what this scandal was:

19 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

20 Three trends that were the result of our desire to return to normalcy

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22 Palmer Raids These raids hunted down: –___________________ –___________________ define this term: The end result of these raids: NOTHING, but he became the Attorney General!!!

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24 Nativists wanted to:

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