Unit 11 terms - Cameron Isabella 17-33 Adonis 34-49 April Mya 1 Warren Harding 29th President of the United States(1921-1923 A Republican from Ohio

Unit 11 terms - Cameron Isabella 17-33 Adonis 34-49 April...

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Cameron, Isabella: 17-33, Adonis: 34-49, April, Mya 1.Warren Harding: 29th President of the United States (1921-1923). A Republican from Ohio. promised return to normality after WW1 used efforts of make no enemies during his presidency. scandals affected his presidency such as the Ohio Gang that had to do with financial jobs that he offered his friends. Died into his presidency.2.Consumer culture: The mass production of nationally advertised products came to dictate much of social life and social status. A 1920 newspaper editorial insisted that, with the war over, the American's "first importance to his country is no longer that of citizen but that of consumer. Consumption was a new necessity. It helped create a national marketplace of retail stores and brands in which local and regional businesses were squeezed out by giant "chain" corporations. It is the most visible change during the twenties. It was powerful and urban dominated.3.Teapot Dome: This scandal shocked Americans by revealing an unprecedented level of greed and corruption within the federal government. The scandal involved ornery oil tycoons, poker-playing politicians, illegal liquor sales, a murder-suicide, a womanizing president and a bagful of bribery cash delivered on the sly. In the end, the scandal would empower the Senate to conduct rigorous investigations into government corruption. It also marked the first time a U.S. cabinet official served jail time for a felony committed while in office.4.Andrew Mellon: The Secretary of the Treasury during the Harding Administration. He felt it was best to invest in tax-exempt securities rather than in factories that provided prosperous payrolls. He believed in trickle down economics. (Hamiltonian economics) Wanted to reduce taxes on businesses and wealthy individuals.5.Calvin Coolidge: The 30th U.S. president, led the nation through most of the Roaring Twenties, a decade of dynamic social and cultural change, materialism and excess. He took office on August 3, 1923, following the sudden death of President Warren G. Harding whose administration was riddled with scandal. Nicknamed "SilentCal". Coolidge was a former Republican governor of Massachusetts, cleaned up the rampant corruption of the Harding administration and provided a model of stability and respectability for the American people in an era of fast-paced modernization. He
was a pro-business conservative who favored tax cuts and limited government spending. Yet some of his laissez-faire policies also contributed to the economic problems that erupted into the Great Depression.6.Herbert Hoover: Republican candidate who assumed the presidency in March 1929 promising the American people prosperity and attempted to first deal with the Depression by trying to restore public faith in the community.

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