AMS 150 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE COMPREHENSIVE SECTION What happened when? 1. Chicago’s World Fair Ragtime Era, 1890-1919 2. The Scopes Trial 1920’s 3. The Great Depression 1930’s 4. Vietnam War divides a nation 1960’s/1970’s 5. Ellis Island breaks records of immigrants post war era, 1946-1969 6. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848 7. WWI decreased immigrants, increased need for workers 8. 1919 race riots 9. 1918-1921 red scare fear/ nativism 10. Quota law of 1921 1 st time there was a numerical limit on immigrants, border patrol created, 3% of 1910 consensus 11. The Great Mexican Migration Push factors; The Mexican Revolution, The Cristero Rebellion…Pull factors WWI, events of 1919, quota laws of 1921 and 1924 12. Knickerbocker Baseball Club 1845 13. Alexander Jay Curtwright (1820-1892) urban, isolation and concentration, mass anonymity 14. Walt Whitman 1819-92, sees great things in baseball, emphasis on outdoors 15. Henry Chadwick 1824-1908, identity reform, self discipline, respect for authority, systematizing baseball information, to play baseball you are outside, in shape, and sober, invented the box score 16. First baseball team Cincinnati Red stockings, 83 consecutive wins 17. William Hulbert organized national league in 1876 18. Baseball and mass production division of labor, standardized parts, assembly line, high wages 19. Baseball issues and ragtime era ethnicity, assimilation, mobility, national identity 20. Albert Spalding 21. Victorian women 1845- WWI 22. New Women 1890-1914 23. Flappers/ Flaming youth 1918-1929 24. 2 gentlemen’s agreements Japanese immigrants (1907) and baseball (1887) 25. Postwar America 1946-1963 families can afford to have more children, baby boom, most people born in short amount of time, start of period marked by demobilization of armed forces, passage of GI bill, colleges and housing still segregated, only men on GI bill were married college students, less women in college ones that are take classes such as home ec, no emphasis on retaining students in college, divided sex rolls, marriage is roll for everyone, playboy begins to improve image of
bachelor, people marry early, usually aren’t happy, baby born every 7 seconds, babies most prolific production in America, Levitt is times man of the year, seen as Ford of houses for process like machine line, mcdonalds first chain to buy tv ads, continued prosperity due to military spending, Books • RAGTIME Doctorow • Main characters: Mother, Father, Houdini, Mother’s younger brother, Evelyn Nesbit, Harry K. Thaw, Stanford White, Mameh, Tateh, The little girl, Jacob Riis, Sigmund Freud, Emma Goldman, Coalhouse Walker, Sarah, Henry Ford, J.P Morgan, Willie Conklin, Charles Whitman, Booker T. Washington • Plot overview: 1902 in New Rochelle, NY; read plot overview on spark notes before test • Ragtime music combines many different cultures and that’s what he does with the title of the book; some characters Yiddish, some African American, etc.