Review Part 1 - Essay question Break down the “roaring...

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Unformatted text preview: Essay question: Break down the “roaring twenties”: modern or traditional Modern: automobile - Movies — Music - Suburbs - Stocks - Radio — Advertising - Harlem renaissance Traditional: —lmmigration reform act — Rise of KK -Religious fundamentalism -Prohibition The thirties: The New Deal Radical: —Enhances power of federal government -Social Security -Wagner Act (limits what corporations could do in relation to unions) Conservative: Banking Act (closes banks “banking holiday” and FDR creates Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) -Social Security —Court Packing Controversy (courts ruled New Deal unconstitutional) -FDR recommends adding more Justices to Supreme Court -Clearly manipulating government -Most pending cases prove to be constitutional Does the New Deal fundamentally alter the constitution? Terms: Scalawag: The third main group of Southern Republicans was natively whites. They were viewed as an agent of modernization and economic expansion. They had more diverse backgrounds than the Northern—born Republicans. Pre—war Whigs trying regain political influence. Carpetbaggers: Consisted of white Northerners and were called this by the White Southerners. They tended to be well educated and from the middle class. Worked for personal gain with the commitment to reform the ‘unprogressive’ south by introducing free labor and free public schools. ...
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