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Title: THE ROARING TWENTIES


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THE ROARING TWENTIES
  • Good Time and Bad Times

2
Fear of foreigners leads to Immigration Quotas
  • NATIONAL ORIGINS ACT OF 1924

3
He could not stop the Great Depression or WW11
  • THE SENATE REFUSES TO RATIFY TREATY OF
    VERSAILLES .
  • AMERICA DOES NOT JOIN THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS

4
Kellog- Briand Pact ,
  • An agreement to outlaw war!!!!

5
Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Clear and present doctrine in
  • SCHENCK v. USA

6
Scopes Trial
  • Evolution v. Creationism

7
Clarence Darrow v. William J. Bryan
  • ALL ABOUT FREEDOM OF SPEECH

8
Sacco and Vanzetti are Executed
9
After the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia America
fears Communist Influence in America
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THE RISE OF THE KKK
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Alain Locke and the New Negro
14
A Great Poet
15
Flappers and Organized Crime connected to 18th
and 19th Amendments
16
Spending Too Much Money will lead to Great
Depression
17
Public Enemy 1
18
AIM
  • To understand the Great Depression and the New
    Deal

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DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW MONEY REALLY WORKS?
  • 1. You own a Sporting Goods Store.
  • Would you rather sell 400 worth of goods and get
    cash, or sell 500 worth of goods on a credit
    card charge?
  • 2. Is it better to buy a car for 25,000 or
  • pay for it by paying back 1,000 a month for
    the next 25 months?

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  • 3. Would you rather go to a city college and
    graduate in 4 years with no debt, go to an IVY
    League school and be in 20,000 debt when you
    graduate?

21
  • If you were going to give away a million
    dollars would you give 1000 people
  • 1, 000 to use for tuition of give Cardinal
    Hayes the million to give out as tuition aid.

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REASONS FOR GREAT DEPRESSION
  • 1. In Roaring Twenties 10 per-cent of
    population has 90 per-cent of wealth. Thats an
    uneven distribution of wealth
  • 2.People buy stocks on the margin (paying only
    a fraction of stocks value).
  • 3.Installment Plans make it to easy to buy on
    credit
  • 4.No regulation on Stock Market

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  • 5. Harding- Coolidge and Hoover locked into a
    laissez-faire approach
  • 6. Stock Market Crash, 1929
  • 7. Hawley- Smoot Act 1930 higher tariffs mess
    up international trade trade
  • 8. Unemployment rate reaches 25
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