History 2112 study - History 2112 Exam 2 Study Guide Post WWI 1920s Nativism immigrants from European countries became the majority of White

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History 2112: Exam 2 Study Guide Post WWI 1920’s: Nativism: immigrants from European countries became the majority of White factory workers Emergency Immigration Act of 1921 Limited immigration - New immigration quota in 1924 favored old immigration from northern and western Europe (excluding Asians) KKK – no longer just in south, Targeted all immigrants AND black people 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial – teaching of evolution in public schools - Tennessee anti-evolution law ( Scopes lost the trial ) William Jennings Bryan DIES X( = Decline of fundamentalism Prohibition – 18 th amendment ratified in 1919 Organized Crime started throughout the 1920’s thanks to PROHIBITION Roaring Twenties: Jazz Age – named by Scott Fitzgerald New Women: Flappers MARGARET SANGER = BIRTH CONTROL ADVOCATE Alice Paul – National American Woman Suffrage Association 19 th Amendment ratified in 1920 – Equal Rights Amendment (WOMENS SUFFRAGE) Great Migration of black people up north - Harlem Renaissance Marcus Garvey - Black empowerment (UNIA) - Liberation of white culture - Hated W.E.B. Dubois MODERNISM KICKS IN: - Fueled outside the US in Europe by - Ezra Pound - T.S. Eliot - Gertrude Stein - James Joyce
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- F. Scott Fitzgerald - Ernest Hemingway Southern Renaissance = Literary renaissance 1930’s Warren Harding Wins election of 1920 - Fordney-McCumber Tariff of 1922 - Tax cut for the rich Teapot Dome Scandal - Albert fall of the Interior Department allowed private companies to exploit government-owned deposits Harding dies, out comes CALVIN COOLIDGE in 1924 Gastonia Strike of 1929 - Loray Mill, Gastonia, NC - Governor dispatches National Guard - Company wins Election of 1928 – Herbert Hoover – Republican Agricultural Marketing Act - Federal Farm Board - Manipulated Crop prices Hawley-Smoot Tariff - Crippled Farm prices Florida Real-Estate boomz Stock Market Peaks on Sept. 3, 1929 Stock Market Crash on Oct. 29, 1929 Government: Raised Federal Funds Rate throughout a recession (august 29, 1929) causing Banks to LEND less money, at a higher interest rate, Since these loans became harder and more expensive to borrow, businesses didn’t. Slowing down the Economy In addition, adjustable rate mortgages will become more expensive, so home-buyers can only afford smaller loans, which slows the housing industry. Housing prices go down, so homeowners have less equity in their homes, and feel poorer. They spend less, further slowing the economy.
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After the stock market actually crashed, speculators began selling dollars for gold in Sept. 1931. Which weakened the value of the dollar. The Fed raised interest rates to try to preserve the value of the dollar, which in turn, restricted the availability of money for businesses even more, causing EVEN MORE bankruptcies. The fed also did not increase the money supply to vs. deflation.
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course HISTORY 1102 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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History 2112 study - History 2112 Exam 2 Study Guide Post WWI 1920s Nativism immigrants from European countries became the majority of White

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