-Popular, gay, organized by black gay social clubs; ethos of pride; emulated black fashion and the
society ball in a respectful way
-Comparatively public events featuring female impersonators; popular for black and white tourists
Warren G. Harding
Pres.1921 laissez-faire, little regard for gov't or presidency. "return to normalcy" after Wilson + his
progressive ideals. Office became corrupt: allowed drinking in prohibition, had an affair, surrounded
himself w/ cronies (used office for private gain). Ex) Sec. of Interior leased gov't land w/ oil for
$500,000 and took money himself. Died after 3 years in office, VP: Coolidge took over
30th president of the US
He wanted laissez-faire government where the businesses rule the gov't.
didnt let the government spend $
lowered taxes on americans and raised them on imported goods.
"Business of America is Business"
RE-Elected in '24
Gained Presidency after the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. He restored public confidence in
the White House
candidate of 1928 election- won
said he would bring prosperity and get rid of poverty
president during the great depression
Made many false promises and gave the American people a false sense of hope.
president when the stock market crashed
- a push back against unionization
- replaces welfare state
--> corporations providing a safety net for workers, instead of the government providing a safety net
--> meant to draw workers away from unions and align them more with the industry they work for
--> respect for seniority
--> avenues for complaints from workers
--> avenues for representation
--> job security
--> pension, health insurance, and sick pay
- *doesn't fully adhere to all these promises (job security, representation)
- successfully convinces workers that a good employer will take responsibility for the welfare of
--> one of the reasons healthcare is part of the workforce today