10 isolationism after ww1 was a diplomatic and

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10. Isolationism after WW1- Was a diplomatic and economic doctrine that aimed at self-advancement to make the United States economically self-reliant and retaining peace with other nations Lecture 7 1. League of Nations- An international organization, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, created after the First World War to provide a forum for resolving international disputes. 2. Why the U.S did not join the league of Nations-
War Domestic war immigration/trade Brittan controls everything 3. Failures of the League of Nations- It exposed weaknesses which encouraged Hitler to invade. The League had failed to resolve the major political disputes. 4. Post WW1 U.S cooperation with other nations- Diseases, World transportation, communication, Naval Displacement. 5. Post WW1 Immigration restriction quotas- Emergency Quota Act of 1921- No Catholics, West/East Europeans, wanted those who looked “American” Immigration Act of 1924- only 343,000/year; 1890 census and % ethnicity National Origins plan of 1929- 150,000/year; congress decide, with % ethnicity 6. The Terms “Old Immigrants” and “New Immigrants”- Old Immigrants- came from northern or western Europe,were Protestant, and were literate and skilled New Immigrants- came from southern or eastern Europe, were not Protestant--were Catholic, Orthodox, Jewish, and were illiterate and unskilled. 7. Post WW1 Isolationism- Was a diplomatic and economic doctrine that aimed at self-advancement to make the United States economically self-reliant and retaining peace with other nations 8. “Booming” Business in the 1920’s- Automobiles- Ford Assembly Line made it cheaper Radio- Can get news immediately, music, and comedy/drama 9. Why The stock market crash in 1929- Social climate : New Nativism( fear of any foreign unamerican ideas) So, everyone keep selling American products and not a lot of consumers 10. 1924 Indian Citizenship Act- full U.S. citizenship to the indigenous peoples of the United States Lecture 8 1. Causes of the Great Depression- Overexpansion of American industry Limited income (inflation) Snstable banks Excess speculation Decrease in international trade Stock market crash
2. Depth of the Great Depression- T otal national income fell to 56% of the 1929 level, again worse than any nation apart from the United States. Unemployment reached 27% 3. FDR’s methods in dealing with the Great Depression- Concern with the “forgotten man” Use of the “brain trust” Disregard of Laissez-Faire paragmatle , practical approach Expansion of federal power Bullying 4. FDR’s “Supreme Court Packing Scheme” 5. FDR’s New Deal Approaches- The New deal approaches Deficit budgeting Public works Banking reforms: strength banks, set interest Production control: balance supply/demand Encouragement of consumption Optiminism 6. Key to FDR’s banking reform- The Banking Act of 1933 enacted June 16, 1933) was a statute enacted by the United States Congress that established the

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