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Unit 7 Part 3

  • Ida B Wells

    Ida B Wells
    an African-American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the Civil Rights Movement.
  • WEB Du Bois

    WEB Du Bois
    Sociologist, civil rights activist, and key founder of the NAACP
  • James Weldon Johnson

    James Weldon Johnson
    an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, civil rights activist.
  • 25 Million "New Immigrants"

    25 Million "New Immigrants"
    25 million new immigrants came to America in between 1880 and 1920
  • Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey
    Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator. He was first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League.
  • Anti-Saloon League

    Anti-Saloon League
    The Anti-Saloon League was the leading organization lobbying for prohibition in the United States in the early 20th century
  • F Scott Fitzgerald

    F Scott Fitzgerald
    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American fiction writer, whose works helped to illustrate the flamboyance and excess of the Jazz Age
  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and noted sportsman.
  • Imagism

    a movement in early 20th-century English and American poetry which sought clarity of expression through the use of precise images

    the national association for the advancement of colored people fought for black equality
  • Dadaism

    Its purpose was to ridicule the meaninglessness of the modern world
  • The Palmer Raids

    The Palmer Raids
    Conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1919 and 1920 in an attempt to arrest foreign anarchists, communists, and radical leftists, many of whom were subsequently deported.
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    Many in the United States feared recent immigrants and dissidents, particularly those who embraced communist, socialist, or anarchist ideology.
  • 18th Amendment Ratified

    18th Amendment Ratified
    The 18th Amendment did not prohibit the consumption of alcohol, but rather simply the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.
  • Beginning of Mass Culture

    Beginning of Mass Culture
    American's were ready to spend money on consumer products advertised by the same media
  • Warren G Harding Elected

    Warren G Harding Elected
    Harding won the election by a landslide.
  • Great Steel Strike Ends

    Great Steel Strike Ends
    Steel workers went on strike for better working conditions and better wages. They were unsuccessful
  • The Jazz Age

    The Jazz Age
    Jazz music became popular in the 1920s
  • Prohibition

    Alcohol was looked down upon during the 1920s
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    Many African Americans moved from the South to Northern cities
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    Upsurge of black literature time period
  • Fundamentalism

    a form of a religion, especially Islam or Protestant Christianity, that upholds belief in the strict, literal interpretation of scripture.
  • Modernism

    a movement toward modifying traditional beliefs in accordance with modern ideas, especially in the Roman Catholic Church in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Prohibition

    the prevention by law of the manufacture and sale of alcohol, especially in the US between 1920 and 1933.
  • Fordney–McCumber Tariff

    Fordney–McCumber Tariff
    It raised the amount of tariffs on imports
  • Calvin Coolidge Elected

    Calvin Coolidge Elected
    Became president in 1923 upon Harding's death
  • Ford Exceeds $1 billion

    Ford Exceeds $1 billion
    The market value of Ford surpasses one billion dollars
  • Johnson–Reed Act

    Johnson–Reed Act
    Its purpose was to limit immigration from undesirable countries such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East for American homogeny.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    set immigration quotas that excluded some people in favor of others
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    The Immigration Act of 1924 limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the United States through a national origins quota
  • Stock Market Crash of 1929

    Stock Market Crash of 1929
    The stock market crashed in 1929 and marked the start of the Great Depression
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The worst economic event in world history – began on Thursday, October 24, 1929, with skittish investors trading a record 12.9 million shares
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The market – and the public – were overconfident.
    Some experts argue that at the time of the crash, stocks were wildly overpriced and that a collapse was imminent
  • Herbert Hoover Policies

    Herbert Hoover Policies
    In 1929, he cut taxes. He lowered the top rate from 25 percent to 24 percent.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the 1930s
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    As high winds and choking dust swept the region from Texas to Nebraska, people and livestock were killed and crops failed across the entire region.
  • Herbert Hoover Policies

    Herbert Hoover Policies
    In 1932, Hoover approved the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to prevent more bankruptcies.
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    Congress passed Roosevelt’s Emergency Banking Act, which reorganized the banks and closed the ones that were insolvent.
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    he asked Congress to take the first step toward ending Prohibition by making it legal once again for Americans to buy beer
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    Tennessee Valley Authority Act into law, creating the TVA and enabling the federal government to build dams along the Tennessee River that controlled flooding and generated inexpensive hydroelectric power for the people in the region.
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    Congress passed a bill that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow in order to end agricultural surpluses and boost prices
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    National Industrial Recovery Act guaranteed that workers would have the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    he created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to provide jobs for unemployed people
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    the National Labor Relations Act, also known as the Wagner Act, created the National Labor Relations Board to supervise union elections and prevent businesses from treating their workers unfairly.
  • New Deal Programs

    New Deal Programs
    the Social Security Act, which guaranteed pensions to millions of Americans, set up a system of unemployment insurance and stipulated that the federal government would help care for dependent children and the disabled.