APUSH - (Post WWI - Pre-WWII)

  • Sigmund Freud (1920s culture)

    Sigmund Freud (1920s culture)
    stressed the role of sexual repression in mental illness which created a huge sex taboo in young men and women
  • Billy Sunday (Religion)

    Billy Sunday (Religion)
    after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential American evangelist during the first two decades of the 20th century.
  • Henry Ford (1920s Economics)

    Henry Ford (1920s Economics)
    Huge business tycoon that invented the assembly line for cars, eventually being able to mass produce cars that American's wanted so desperately
  • Harold Ickes (New Deal)

    Harold Ickes (New Deal)
    American administrator and politician. He served as United States Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office
  • Margaret Sanger (1920s culture)

    Margaret Sanger (1920s culture)
    American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, and established organizations that evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
  • Edward Hopper (1920s Literature)

    Edward Hopper (1920s Literature)
    Was an American realist painter and print-maker. While he is best known for his oil paintings
  • Sinclair Lewis (1920s Literature)

    Sinclair Lewis (1920s Literature)
    Harry Sinclair Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Marcus Garvey (1920’s African American Identity)

    Marcus Garvey (1920’s African American Identity)
    was a Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator. He was first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League
  • T.S. Elliot (1920s Lit)

    T.S. Elliot (1920s Lit)
    "one of the twentieth century's major poets" was also an essayist, publisher, playwright, and literary and social critic.
  • Claude McKay (1920’s African American Identity)

    Claude McKay (1920’s African American Identity)
    Was a Jamaican writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance
  • Frederick Lewis Allen (1920s Culture)

    Frederick Lewis Allen (1920s Culture)
    Frederick Lewis Allen was the editor of Harper's Magazine and also notable as an American historian of the first half of the twentieth century. His specialty was writing about recent and popular history.
  • Grant Wood (1920s Literature)

    Grant Wood (1920s Literature)
    Grant DeVolson Wood was an American painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly American Gothic,
  • Radio (1920s culture)

    Radio (1920s culture)
    With this invention people were able to listen to music in their homes making pop. culture more accessible and spread the Jazz age at the time
  • Duke Ellington (1920’s African American Identity)

    Duke Ellington (1920’s African American Identity)
    Was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra and super influential in the music industry and is even renowned today
  • Langston Hughes (1920’s African American Identity)

    Langston Hughes (1920’s African American Identity)
    Was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist
  • Principles Of Scientific Management (1920 economics)

    Principles Of Scientific Management (1920 economics)
    This greatly increased the efficiency in factories as they would use workers more officially with this method and flourished the pro-business in 1920s
  • Bureau of Budget (1920’s Politics)

    Bureau of Budget (1920’s Politics)
    Was invented to regulate business at a limited degree (after this there was really no pure laisze-fairee was really supported)
  • Creation of Assembly Line (1920 Economics)

    Creation of Assembly Line (1920 Economics)
    Created by Henry Ford and was able to mass produce cars which spread like wildfire in America economy and increased consumerism
  • 18th Amendment (Prohibition)

    18th Amendment (Prohibition)
    Banned the sale of alcohol after Temperance movement
  • Election of 1920 (Politics of 1920)

    Election of 1920 (Politics of 1920)
    Warren Harding won this Republican candidacy and stressed for more pro-business affairs in government with Republican filled Congress
  • Electricity in America (1920 economics)

    Electricity in America (1920 economics)
    In this time frame electricity became widespread in America that eventually help led to increase consumerism as they had to get more oil, coal, etc and led to machines like refrigerators, vacuum cleaners, and washing machines.
  • Business Prosperity (1920s economy)

    Business Prosperity (1920s economy)
    Since Republican were the only ones in power this time, we saw a lot of pro-business laws because of this and many farmers suffered from it
  • Art Deco (1920s Lit)

    Art Deco (1920s Lit)
    influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
  • Harlem Renaissance (1920’s African American Identity)

    Harlem Renaissance (1920’s African American Identity)
    was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920s and inspired many African Americans into artist
  • Consumer Culture (1920s Culture)

    Consumer Culture (1920s Culture)
    Consumer Culture focuses on the spending of the customers money on material goods to attain a lifestyle in a capitalist economy which thrived in the 1920s
  • Teapot Dome Scandal (1920 politics)

    Teapot Dome Scandal (1920 politics)
    A scandal about the secret leasing of federal oil reserves by the secretary of the interior
  • Sacco and Vanzetti Case (Immigration)

    Sacco and Vanzetti Case (Immigration)
    Two Italian immigrants that were anarchist were executed and was very controversial case
  • Quota Laws of 1921 and 1924 (Immigration)

    Quota Laws of 1921 and 1924 (Immigration)
    First ever quota laws were implemented in the US in 1921 and 1924 which shows the rise in nativsm in the US
  • McCumber Tariff of 1922 (1920s politics)

    McCumber Tariff of 1922 (1920s politics)
    raised American tariffs on many imported goods to protect factories and farms and the US Congress displayed a pro-business attitude in passing the tariff and in promoting foreign trade by providing huge loans to Europe.
  • Election of 1924 (1920s politics)

    Election of 1924 (1920s politics)
    Calvin won again with majority of people at the time being republican
  • Scopes Trial (Religion)

    Scopes Trial (Religion)
    Controversy over whether evolution should be taught and teacher was arrested for it (but was let go off a technicality) Shows division over this
  • Wall Street Crash of 1929 (Stock Market Crash)

    Wall Street Crash of 1929 (Stock Market Crash)
    Basically caused the great depression and was helped caused by the increase in consumerism in the 1920s
  • Creation of Hoovervilles (Stock Market Crash)

    Creation of Hoovervilles (Stock Market Crash)
    Caused by the Great Depression we saw a great increase in the slums areas and was due to the high number of unemployment
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff (Hoover's Policies)

    Hawley-Smoot Tariff (Hoover's Policies)
    implemented protectionist trade policies sponsored and increased the tariffs for over 20k goods
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    Refers to the land in the US that farmers lived on that had a lot of dust storms which meant that the crops were not the best
  • 21st Amendment (Prohibition)

    21st Amendment (Prohibition)
    Repealed the 18th amendment after FDR became president
  • 20th Amendment (Hoover's policies)

    20th Amendment (Hoover's policies)
    was designed to remove the excessively long period of time a defeated president or member of Congress would continue to serve after his or her failed bid for reelection
  • Brain Trust (New Deal)

    Brain Trust (New Deal)
    FDRs personal assistants that would help him make educated answer to any question he may have. Usually made up of the very brightest
  • Bank Holiday (New Deal)

    Bank Holiday (New Deal)
    Banks were offered a holiday where the gov. would examine the banks and reopen them if they were deemed "sound"
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Company (New Deal)

    Federal Deposit Insurance Company (New Deal)
    Independent federal agency insuring deposits in U.S. banks and thrifts in the event of bank failures and tries to maintain public confidence and encourage stability in the financial system
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (New Deal)

    Civilian Conservation Corps (New Deal)
    was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (New Deal)

    Tennessee Valley Authority (New Deal)
    federally owned corporation tasked to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great Depression.
  • National Recovery Administration (New Deal)

    National Recovery Administration (New Deal)
    goal was to eliminate "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor, and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (New Deal)

    Securities and Exchange Commission (New Deal)
    holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other activities and organizations
  • Federal Housing Administration (New Deal)

    Federal Housing Administration (New Deal)
    goals of this organization are to improve housing standards and conditions, provide an adequate home financing system through insurance of mortgage loans, and to stabilize the mortgage market after GD
  • Public Work Administration (New Deal)

    Public Work Administration (New Deal)
    budgeted several billion dollars to be spent on the construction of public works as a means of providing employment, stabilizing purchasing power, improving public welfare
  • Work Progress Administration (New Deal)

    Work Progress Administration (New Deal)
    Employed millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
  • Wagners Act (New Deal)

    Wagners Act (New Deal)
    guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work, and take collective action including strike if necessary
  • Social Security Act (New Deal)

    Social Security Act (New Deal)
    established a system of old-age benefits for workers, benefits for victims of industrial accidents, unemployment insurance, aid for dependent mothers and children, the blind, and the physically handicapped and is used even in today's society
  • The Grapes of Wealth (Dust Bowl)

    The Grapes of Wealth (Dust Bowl)
    Brought to light what was going on with poor dust bowl farmers and opened it up to the public