APUSH Unit 9 Study Guide.docx - 1920s Langston Hughes(Jazz style poet The negro was in vogue aka When Harlem was in Vogue Harlem Renaissance Integration

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1920sLangston Hughes(Jazz style) poet“The negro was in vogue” aka “When Harlem was in Vogue”Harlem Renaissance Integration of Blacks into White Society (mainly in urban area)1920sRise of Blues and JazzThe Jazz SingerFirst talkie (movie with actor talking)Ku Klux KlanIncrease in lynchingsSupport and membership sharp increaseImmigration Quota Act 1921Only 3% of foreign country population can immigrateFavors larger nations such as GBImmigration Act 1924Reduce immigration quota to 2%Depression & Dust BowlAmericana's response in dealing w/ depressionYoung men are going to leave homes because think are burdenNo trust in government or banks → ppl hoard & don’t spend moneyPeople are going to lose life savings → no more education, extreme rationing or starving, living on streetsDust BowlWhereBlack Blizzards in CO, TX, KN, NM, OKCausesSevere Drought (34, 36, 39-40)Poor farming techniquesOver planting & deep plantingNo trees → wind erosion → lifted soilNatives grasses dyingEffects10s of 1000s abandon farms 3.5 million moveOkies: OK → Cali 500k homelessDeaths due to malnutrition and pneumonia Banks foreclosed mortgages → decrease in property valueGovt ResponseSoil Conservation Service (teach people proper farming techniques)USDA Forest Service (plant trees)Farm Security Authority (resettled migrants)Federal Surplus Relief Corporation (regulate crops & livestock) → balance supply & demand by buying surplus harvestCulture
Govt hired photographers and writers to document the time periodGrapes of Wrath Dorothea Lange Causes of the Great DepressionMaldistribution of income → ppl unable to spend $

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