Chapter 23 Presentation

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Chapter 23
1.) What economic developments underlay
American prosperity of the 1920s, and how did
those developments affect different social
groups?
2.) What political values shaped public life in
this era of Republican dominance?
3.) How did the Republicans of the 1920s
promote U.S. economic interests abroad?
4.) What is meant by “mass culture”?
5.) What developments in American society
contributed to creativity? Social tension?
 After
the War
 Unemployment
Rates
during the 1920s
 Home
Appliances and
the economy
 Entertainment
 Mass
Production
 Assembly
 Henry
Ford (Model T)
 General
 Car
Lines
Motors
Ownership
 Auto-Related
Industries

Wages

Women’s Wages

Mexican-Americans

African-Americans

Last hired first fired

Farmers during the 1920s

Henry Ford’s
Approach to
business

Ford Dealerships

General Electric
and Westinghouse

Chain Stores

Air Conditioning

Advertising Companies

Successful Marketing
Techniques

Installment Plans

America becomes a
consumer society

What types of things
did people buy on
credit?
 Female
Employment
 Secretaries,
Typists,
and Filing Clerks
 Female
Wages
 Traditional
Jobs
Female

Labor Union Membership

Higher Wages

Henry Ford

Better Facilities

Stock Options

Welfare Capitalism

Warren G. Harding

Charles Forbes (Head
of the Veterans
Bureau)

Secretary of the
Interior Albert Fall

The Teapot
Dome Scandal

Harding’s Death

Calvin Coolidge

Treasury Secretary
Andrew Mellon

The Trickle Down Theory

The Flood of 1927

The Flood Control Act 1928

The McNary-Haugen Bill
 The
League of Nations
 The
Washington Naval Conference
 The
Five Power Treaty
 The
5:5:3 Ratio
 Arms
 The
Limitations
Kellogg-Briand Pact
 The
19th Amendment
 Alice
Paul
 The
Equal Rights
Amendment
 What
was the focus
of the Women’s
Rights Movement in
the 1920s?
 Radio
 National
Magazines
 The
Saturday Evening Post
 The
Movie Industry
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCZPzHg0h80
 National
 Babe
Sports Heroes
Ruth
 Charles
Lindbergh
 Cultural
Values
 Sigmund
Freud
 Flappers

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Sinclair Lewis

Ernest Hemingway

The Lost Generation

The Harlem Renaissance

Langston Hughes

Zora Neal Hurston

Marcus Garvey
 Georgia
O’ Keeffe
 Jazz
 Louis
Armstrong
 Duke
Ellington
 National
Origins Act (1924)
 Xenophobia
 Sacco
and Vanzetti
 John
T. Scopes
 The
Scopes Trial
 The
“Monkey” Trial
 The
American Civil
Liberties Union
 William
Jennings Bryan
Clarence Darrow's opening
argument at the Scopes trial
 The
Rise of the KKK
 The
Birth of a Nation
 The
18th Amendment
 The
Volstead Act
 Bootleggers
 Speakeasies
 The
21st Amendment
 Herbert
Hoover
 Republican
Dominance
 Overproduction
 Declining
 The
Demand
Great Depression
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