history final - Presidents During 1920s The 1920s were...

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President’s During 1920’s The 1920’s were known to be a time of roaring economic growth and changes. WWI had swept over the country in a triumph. The 1920’s were a time of technology boom, automobiles, electricity and women’s rights. The 1920’s were also known as a time of intolerance and racism. Through it all were three very prominent presidents; Warren Harding, and Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover. 1920’s were a time of republican domination in the white house as America’s economy quickly came up, it had to eventually come down. Warren Harding had picked up the pieces from Wilson. WWI had just ended and America was just flying right by. Harding had agreed with many of the bills proposed by the Republic Congress; including the elimination of wartime controls, taxes were cut, a Federal budget system was established, the high protective tariff was restored, and tight limitations upon immigrants was imposed. After the war there was a surge of prosperity, Harding was extolled as a smart statesman following through his promises, "Less government in business and more business in government." Harding’s Administration was known for many scandals, one that was prominent was the tea pot dome, it was known as bribery to get oil reserves. Harding had never taken strong positions on any issues and took the role of being a president to easy going. Harding has made some
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course HIST 120 taught by Professor Powell during the Spring '09 term at Diablo Valley College.

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