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Unformatted text preview: HU America In The 1920s 14/04/2008 14:01:00 Debate Whether the Harlem Renaissance writers are part of modernism or their own movement. Social Changes Post WWI Youth culture o Roaring 20s o Jazz dance and music o Driving, athletes, new world Red Scare of 1919 Women and suffrage o 19 th Amendment (1920) Womens suffrage o New Woman younger generation; college educated peer pressure o Women jobs still menial, unwanted by men, poorly paid Urban-Rural Tensions Religion Conflict within protestant churches o Fundamentalism: set of beliefs among group of Protestants o King James Bible = literal fact o Rejected theory of evolution o Scopes Trial (1925) Clarence Darrow vs. William Jennings Bryan Split among Protestants (Liberal and Fundamentalist) more secular America Teaching evolution in the classroom Tennessee Urban-Rural Tensions Prohibition Inter-ethnic conflict...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HU 102 taught by Professor Boots during the Spring '08 term at BU.
- Spring '08