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Period 7 Part 3

  • Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey
    Brought over from Jamaica and he advocated for racial rights for African Americans and political stands for black nationalism.
  • Eugene O'Neill

    Eugene O'Neill
    A playwright that expressed the materialistic culture of the business culture.
  • T. S. Eliot

    T. S. Eliot
    A poet that expressed the unhappy time visiting Europe likewise the Hemingway.
  • The Jazz Age

    The Jazz Age
    Made by African Americans and became popular in many cities. All ages enjoyed and was on the radio
  • The Radio

    The Radio
    The first radio station was broadcast to a small audience, later it was listened by many in 1930.
  • Edward Hopper

    Edward Hopper
    A painter that take in American architecture in the city as an inspiration and interpreted the art as isolation.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    Known for its group of poets, actors, writers, artists, and musicians and their achievements.
  • Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington
    He is a jazz musician that contributed to the Jazz Age during the Roaring 20's.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong
    A jazz musician that contributed to the Jazz Age during the Roaring 20's.
  • Electric Appliances

    Electric Appliances
    It is so that tasks are done faster, safer, easier for the society that is constantly working.
  • Impact of Automobile

    Impact of Automobile
    Many people started to buy cars because it is an easier way o transport which impacted the economy positively.
  • Modernism

    They take the historical aspect and critical views of the Bible and believe to accept Darwinism without changing their faith.
  • Ezra Pound

    Ezra Pound
    Known for his collective poems in the 20s in the plays Eugene O'Neill.
  • Consumerism

    It encouraged buying and owning goods which contributed to the Roaring 20s.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    Parts are added and go through from station to station using machines for mass production
  • Fundamentalism

    Protestant preachers of rural areas opposed to modernists by teaching everything in the Bible by its literal meaning. Known for creationism, which is God created the universe in seven days stated in Book of Genesis.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford
    Contributed to revolutionizing factories by creating the idea of the assembly line for mass production.
  • Case of Sacco and Vanzetti

    Case of Sacco and Vanzetti
    Two Italian immigrants convicted for robbery and murder because they were poor and anarchists, which was against the government. Many debate that they were innocent but others do not think so. They were later executed.
  • Teapot Dome

    Teapot Dome
    It involved President Warren G. Harding that a secret of federal oil by interior secretary.
  • Bureau of the Budget

    Bureau of the Budget
    From the executive branch and it helps in organizing the federal budget for the president and oversee budget administration.
  • Fordney-Mccumber Tariff

    Fordney-Mccumber Tariff
    It was meant to protect factories and farms by increase tariffs of imported goods and it encouraged more foreign trades.
  • The Election of 1924

    The Election of 1924
    Calvin Coolidge was elected as a Republican leader against Progressive leader Robert LaFolette
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

     F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Known for his book "The Great Gatsby", it celebrated the glamorous days of the Roaring Twenties.
  • Langston Hughes

    Langston Hughes
    "I, Too" was written by him and influenced equality and patriotism.
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway
    Known for his book "The Sun Also Rises" and it is about Americans and British going to Paris to experience bullfighting. It was widely read in the '20s.
  • Hollywood

    Movies became popular and many actresses portrayed as glamorous and full of sex appeal; some are Greta Garbo and Rudolf Valentino
  • Sports

    Sports was loved by many because of its role in the movies. Some of the popular superstars were Jack Dempsey, Gertrude Ederle, and Babe Ruth.
  • Quota Laws

    Quota Laws
    Due to the influx of immigrants, there is a restriction that restricted Europeans and Asians. This law was made based on nativists' view on favorable groups. It did not limit Canadians and Latin Americans.
  • Vetoes and Inaction

    Vetoes and Inaction
    President Coolidge did not accept bonuses for veterans and vetoed bill ( McNary-Haugen Bill of 1928)to help farmers because of the decreasing crop rate.
  • Cause of the Crash

    Cause of the Crash
    Wages were lower than the increasing production and profits as the top 5% gain almost 33% of the income.
  • Excessive Use of Credit

    Excessive Use of Credit
    Individuals and businesses increasingly borrow and installment buying and the increasing lowering of interest rate.
  • Federal Farm Board

    Federal Farm Board
    It helps farmers to stabilize prices by holding surplus of grain cotton in storage.
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff

    Hawley-Smoot Tariff
    The Republican Congress set the highest tariff rates ranging 31-49%.
  • Prohibiton

    Although the 18th Amendment was enforced; however, there were an increase of criminal acts. The Democrats were split because the North favor alcohol and the South did not.
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    It repealed the 18th Amendment which ended the Prohibition era.
  • The Emergency Banking Relief Act

    The Emergency Banking Relief Act
    It gave authorization to the government to examine finances of banks during bank holiday.
  • The Glass-Steagall Act

    The Glass-Steagall Act
    It increase the regulation in banks and less investments on the individual's money. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) guaranteed bank deposits. Can no longer trade money for gold.
  • The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
    It employed young men on federal land projects to support their family with small amount of money.
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    The government corporations hired many people in the Tennessee Valley to build dams, operate electric power plants, control flooding and erosion, and manufacture fertilizer.
  • Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)

    Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)
    Have farmers reduce their production by paying government subsidies for every acres.
  • The Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC)

    The Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC)
    To prevent further foreclosures, it refinanced smaller homes.
  • The Farm Credit Administration

    The Farm Credit Administration
    To prevent foreclosures in debted areas, it provided low interest farm loans and mortgages.
  • The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)

    The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA)
    Federal money was used to aid local government to support kitchens or facilities that help the jobless and homeless
  • National Recovery Administration (NRA)

    National Recovery Administration (NRA)
    Attempt to create equal wages, hours, reasonable profit for businesses. It was in charged by Hugh Johnson.
  • The Civil Works Administration (CWA)

    The Civil Works Administration (CWA)
    The federal government sponsored temporary constructions.
  • The Public Works Administration (PWA)

    The Public Works Administration (PWA)
    Secretary of Interior Harold Ickes created jobs for many by supporting money to state and local governments to build roads, bridges, dams, and other labor jobs.
  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)

    Works Progress Administration (WPA)
    It was meant to give more jobs to people; most jobs include building bridges, roads, airports, and public buildings.
  • Resettlement Administration (RA)

    Resettlement Administration (RA)
    Under one of the Brain Trusts (Rexford Tugwell) it provided loans for sharecroppers, tenants, and small farmers. Provide housing for migrants.
  • Soil Conservation Service

    Soil Conservation Service
    It teaches farmers to subsidize plains farmers to rotate crops, terrace field, use a different plow techniques, and plant in a way to stop soil erosion and conserve water.
  • National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act

    National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act
    It replaced the National Industrial Recovery Act and it allowed workers to join the union and the union's right to bargain. It outlawed unfair treatment in businesses. The National Labor
    Relations Board (NLRB) was enforced to protect laborers.
  • "The Grapes of Wrath"

    "The Grapes of Wrath"
    Written by John Steinbeck that depicted economic struggles in the Great Plains during the Dust Bowl.