chapter 31 American Life in the Rosaring Twenties

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Details American Life in the “Roaring Twenties” 1919-1929 No: commitments to foreign countries, “radical” foreign ideas, non American life styles, immigrants. Homegrown prosperity Traditional way changed, new tech, consumer products, and forms of leisure ”SEEING RED” Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 Communist party in America. Americans feared Russia, High prices, frustrated union-organizing drives Strikes at war’s end Bomb-and-whisker Bolsheviks accused of labor problems Seattle Strike in 1919: modest 1. prompted call from mayor for federal troops to off “the anarchy of Russia” evangelists; Billy Sunday descriptive offense to Bolshevik ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Red scare 1919-1920 nationwide crusade against left-wingers whose Americanism was suspicious ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Targeted communists and other radicals
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