Chapter 31: American Life in the Roaring Twenties
1. Domestic isolation & social conservatism:
After World War I, America turned towards isolationism and social conservatism.
Americans turned away from the world and focused more on the prosperity of
Chapter 38: The Stormy Sixties
1. The Civil Rights Movement
The civil rights movement for blacks began in the mid-1950s and lasted until the
late 1960s. The goal of the movement was to end discrimination and segregations
through non-violent means.
The transformation to an industrialized nation was already in progress. Along
with the creation of industry came big businesses and monopolistic corporations that
mainly focused on increasing their profit margins. These businesses created many jobs