WW1 - Depression - WW1 Wilsons 14 points stay out of war League of NAtions Treaty of Paris 1919 War guilt clause Blames Germany and they have to

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WW1 Wilson’s 14 points: stay out of war League of NAtions Treaty of Paris 1919 War guilt clause Blames Germany and they have to pay $33 billion League of Nations Senate wanted to not join so US wasn't entitled to join future foreign wars other countries including Europe’s big four, joined and accepted… US didn’t Henry Cabot Lodge was senator against also Senate rejection When Wilson has his stroke and was bedridden, Edith Wilson, his new wife basically ran the show Harlem Renaissance: reflected explosion of black culture and “New Negro” Jazz & blues: expressed social realities of blacks Louis Armstrong Langston hughes: poetry, novels, plays… promoted equality, condemned racism & celebrated black culture Pessimistic literature: TS Eliot, Sinclair Lewis, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway Playwrights Marcus Garvey: civil rights activist 1920’s United Negro Improvement Assoc Advocated a return to Africa 1920 census revealed 1st time more people lived in cities than rural Rural counterattack: identified cities w saloons, immorality, whorehouses, communist cells Prohibition

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