Plessy vs. Ferguson to WWII
Plessy vs Ferguson (1896)- supreme court segregation is constitutional
Jim Crow Laws- no social religious contact between races.
Great Migration (WWII)- Blacks move north for jobs, find prejudice.
Demand for soldiers in WWI
Suburb- small communities surrounding cities,
Conglomerate- corporation buy smaller companies in unrelated industries,
Franchise- company offers similar services in many locations.
Conformity- workers rewarded for teamwork, cooperati
Versailles Fails, New Isms and Dictators.
Economic depression leads nationalism dictators.
Germany- blamed for WWI, stripped of colonies.
Russia- Soviets resented carving up of Russia.
Democracy fails, people turned to dictators to solve problems.
End of World War II
United Nations (1945)- promotes world peace, security, economic development.
Satellite Nation- country dominated by another country.
Iron Curtain- imaginary line separating E.W. Europe.
China Falls (1949)- Nationalist Chiang Kai-sh
The Great Depression & New Deal
Causes of the Great Depression- 1929 to 1940, economy plummeted, unemployment
Tariffs and war
A crisis in the farm sector
The availability of easy credit.
An Unequal distribution of income
Signs of Trouble
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