Reading_Guide_Ch23.pdf - Chapter 23 A New Era The 1920s Edna St Vincent Millay Quote(p 470*Do this AFTER you have read the chapter Main Point\u200b AND

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Chapter 23 A New Era: The 1920s Edna St. Vincent Millay Quote (p. 470): *Do this AFTER you have read the chapter Main Point AND Significance Even though there were many conflicts like the economic between the stock market crash to the stock boom and the ideals of religion of god creating everything and science stating that it was all evolution yet in the end it comes down that it fixes itself in the end. A. KEY TERMS BY THEME (KTBT): *Select at least five from each list of themes. (If a list has less than five, complete all of them.) Identify each term (definition of each term or name) and write the significance of each. (Why is it important? How did it influence or impact America and American History?) HISTORICAL THEMES TERM IDENTIFY and know the SIGNIFICANCE 1. 1920s PoliticsWarrenHardingCharles EvansHughesandrewMellonFordneymccumbertariff actAlbert Fall-Harding was a newspaper publisher in Ohiobefore entering politics.-Was the secretary of state under Harding.-Henry to be the new secretary of commerce.Andrew Mellon was to be the new secretary oftreasury.-1922 raised the tariff under Hardings rule.-Secretary of interior.Allowed for the first budget for America created agood cabinet.-Took bribes from certain oil leases in Wyoming.-Resigned from secretary of state after Harding'sdeath.-Helped stimulate the American economy andcontinued to do so under Coolidge.-The government was pro business so they wantedto put a higher tax on imports to boost the U.Seconomy.-Was famed for the Teapot dome scandal.2. 1920sEconomyBusinessprosperityStandard oflivingscientificmanagementHenry FordAssembly line-1922-1928, indoor plumbing, central heating,electricity, higher income for middle and workingclasses, farmers struggled-Assembly line made automobiles.-Workers stuck in one place and were doing thesame type of manual thing everytime.The standard living improved the way of life forAmericans after the stock market crash andunemployment went under 4%.-Scientific management is a way to effectivelyproduce human labor.-prosperity increased and allowed for newtechnologies and inventions.-Help revolutionized transportation with theautomobile.Increased the workers production.-The stand living improved with many new indoorplumbing and central heating.-Helped create the assembly line.3. A ModernCulture-Jazz age-radio,phonographs-nationalnetworks-Hollywood-movie starsCame out when the high school and college youthwanted to rebel and dance to the music.The ability to buy new inventions by credit andhelp boost the Americans standard of living.A new means of entertainment which helped bringnew broadcasting systems.-The movie industry in Hollywood of Californiabecame one of the biggest businesses.Movie stars that were in big screens were wellrecognized and idolized by millions.-Came more accessible to the youth by means ofradio.-many of the inventions made other meansobsolete such as the train became obsolete to theautomobile.Brought radio networks that helped with the newsand sports along with other means of information.
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