ch_20 - QUIT 20 Politics of the Roaring Twenties CHAPTER...

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20 Politics of the Roaring Twenties QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION America Struggles with Postwar Issues 1 SECTION The Harding Presidency 2 SECTION The Business of America 3 MAP GRAPH
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20 Politics of the Roaring Twenties HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To trace the political and social changes after World War I and throughout the decade of the 1920s
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20 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T Would you strike and risk your family’s welfare? Examine the Issues World War I has ended. As Americans struggle to rebuild broken lives, the voices of angry workers can be silenced no longer. Despite public criticism, many risk losing their jobs to strike and join unions. The streets become a battleground for fair pay and better working conditions. • Should the government intervene in disputes between labor and business? • Do city workers have a responsibility not to go on strike? HOME • Does the success of a strike depend on you? Politics of the Roaring Twenties
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20 The United States The World 1919–1920 Palmer Raids 1920 Warren G. Harding is elected president. 1921 Sacco and Vanzetti are convicted. Federal- Aid Road Act funds a national highway system. 1921 Chinese Communist Party is founded in Shanghai. 1926 British laborers declare a general strike. Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan. TIME LINE HOME 1922 Benito Mussolini is appointed prime minister of Italy. 1925 A. Philip Randolph organizes the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. continued . . . 1923 President Harding dies, and Calvin Coolidge becomes president. 1923 German economic crisis 1924 Calvin Coolidge is elected president. 1924 Vladimir Ilich Lenin, founder of the Soviet Union, dies. Politics of the Roaring Twenties
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20 The United States The World 1927 Henry Ford introduces the Model A. 1929
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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ch_20 - QUIT 20 Politics of the Roaring Twenties CHAPTER...

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