History 305 Notes

History 305 Notes - History 305 Notes Brain wash the public to hate the enemy George Creel Committee of Public Information Good vs Bad We are the

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History 305 Notes August 24, 2007 Brain wash the public to hate the enemy George Creel Committee of Public Information Good vs. Bad We are the good War creates an economic boom cause the economy is at full speed but we are producing war products o Have money but nothing to spend it on After every war the economy has to go through a reconstruction “Walk soft and carry a big stick” September 10, 2007 Coolidge Wanted to clean the White House of the scandals Business was important to him God made only virtuous people wealthy o Should be a little above society o Government shouldn’t interfere in business Andrew Melon Secretary of Treasury o Banking family o Reducing taxes for the rich o Balanced budget o His ideas dominated the 1920s Herbert Hoover Secretary of Commerce o Called “The Wonder Boy” o Rags to riches o Made the Commerce department very active o Trade Association League 1925 Federal Trade Commission o Humphrey became chairman he let business do what it want Tax cuts and revenue programs o Only helped rich Wasn’t in favor of the farmer McNairy Haugenism National debt went down because he wasn’t spending money Mushal Shoals controversy o Government would build a power plant and see how much it cost to produce power o Coolidge vetoed it said it interfered with business
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1920s Society o Didn’t want any foreign people o Wanted to get rich quick stock market o Very materialist o Barton “The Man Nobody Knows” o Jesus Christ o Said he was a businessman selling a product (Kingdom of Heaven) o Revolution against Woodrow Wilson o Crime became very big o KKK o Social revolution o Social revolution all goes back to women o Wanted basic rights o Women had worked and done very well o When women came home their homes were different o Technology gave them free time o Flapper o Wanted to change the moral code they lived under o Sex became more open o Young people changed, they challenged traditional ways but in odd ways Eat live goldfish and climbed telephone poles o Jazz was identified with black people o Young people drank a lot prohibition crime provided to liquor o Revolution from the intellects against this life style o Revivalism (religion) Very emotional, dance o Change was taking place everywhere in the 1920s o Demanded conformity o No concern with how you made your money o Resulted in the Great Depression o Didn’t like people that were different 1920s 1960s 1. Women’s revolution 2. Morals revolution (cars) 3. Prohibition (organized crime) 4. Radio 5. Jazz 6. Revivalism 7. Dress (women) 8. Dance 9. Sports heroes (Babe Ruth) “Bad Boy of Baseball” 10. Education – learn by doing 1. Same 2. Same (birth control) 3. Same (drugs) 4. Same (television 5. Rock and roll 6. Jesus freaks 7. Mini skirt 8. Dance (twist) 9. Muhammad Ali and Joe Namath 10. Spock
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11. Hysterical pastimes 12. Crime 13. Campuses were the source of change
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 304 taught by Professor Payne during the Fall '08 term at Ole Miss.

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History 305 Notes - History 305 Notes Brain wash the public to hate the enemy George Creel Committee of Public Information Good vs Bad We are the

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