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Mitchell MaxwellMr. FrecciaChapter 32 Outline only 20 pages zooweemama3 March 2015The Politics of Boom and Bust 1920-19321)Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover took us through 20’s-highprosperity to the lowest of lows. Government paired with big business to help the people,corrupt officials helped, back to isolationism yay2)The Republican ‘Old Guard’ Returnsa)Warren G. Harding super warm and inviting, looked presidential, super nice,actually super dumb and couldn’t handle presidencyi)surrounded by political leeches who used him to get high up, couldn’t saynoii)actually assembled dream team of sorts-Charles Evan Hughes sec of state,Andrew W. Mellon sec of treasury, Herbert Hoover secretary of commerce(1) outweighed by bad-Harry M. Daugherty, Albert B. Fall senator3)GOP Reaction at the Throttlea)Used Harding as disguise to return to Mckinley style old order-Old Guardi)helped businesses immensely, help guide business along path to profitsii)Harding appointed Supreme court, all super strict, no progress besides Taftb)Adkins v. Children’s Hospitals court reversed reasoning in Muller V. Oregon-saying that women now had right to vote, didn’t need different treatment-represented the new anti-progressivism sentiment in the government, we cut backon everything progressive tooi)followed by more lax on trusts, we didn’t really care anymore and wereonce again chill-didn’t enforce anythingii)big industrialists set up trade associations, all ganged up, became self-governed sort of, helped by Hoover4)The Aftermath of Wara)wartime control on economy evaporated, railroad again privately owned-Esch-Cummins Transportation Act 1920 was yay now railroads save country not savethe country from railroads-partnershipi)also got out of shipping with Merchant Marine Act of 1920-soldeverything and La Follette Seaman’s Act of 1915-regulationsb)Labor was basically murdered, strikes brutally crushed and attendance in themdropped by a ton in 20’si)veterans actually got help with Veterans Bureau-pressure groups likeAmerican Legion were formed, wanted compensation for wages lostacross seas-eventually got adjusted compensation act of more money in1924 yay, overrode penny pincher Harding5)America Seeks Benefits Without Burdensa)Still technically in war after didn’t accept Versailles treaty, July 1921 Congresspassed joint resolution that ended war officially
i)isolation still in tune, we didn’t accept League of nations but sentobservers to the meetings-not totally isolation as we got oil from middleeast from warii)Tons of naval power built up from war and such, called for disarmamentconference in 1921-22 with all huge naval powers also discuss middle east(1) Worried of Japan/Britain growing powers-we also were buildingiii)proposed a scaledown and stop in the building of all of these ships, 5;5;3ratio america, britain, japan(1) tons of bargaining=Five-Power Naval Treaty of 1922, same thingwith concession to Japanese, would also refrain from fortifying

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