Chapter_23_-_The_Age_of_Jazz_and_Mass_Culture_and_Chapter_24_The_Great_Depression - Chapter 23 The Age of Jazz and Mass Culture The Postwar Period

Chapter_23_-_The_Age_of_Jazz_and_Mass_Culture_and_Chapter_24_The_Great_Depression

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Chapter 23 The Age of Jazz and Mass CultureThe Postwar Period: Reaction to War Anti-redism and Anti-foreignism Red ScarePalmer RaidsSacco and VanzettiSocialism now badNew KKKNew targets – foreigners, Catholics, Jews, and many other “anti”s.The Birth of a NationImmigration Act of 1924 – limits “New Immigration”ProhibitionEighteenth Amendment: prohibited manufacture and sale of alcoholJanuary 1920Prohibition effect: difficulty of enforcing the lawSpeakeasies and bootleggersIncreased the power and wealth of organized crimeAl Capone - Liquor trafficking and violence - ChicagoEducationHigh schools increaseScience increasesReligious Fundamentalism Three states adopt anti-evolution lawsScopes Trial (1925)1) The United States supported Britain and France at the outbreak of WWI.True False2) The sinking of the Lusitania caused the United States to enter WWI
4) Most Americans soldiers were volunteers in World War I.5) Liberty bonds paid for most of the war.

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