12.01 Trace and elaborate on the underlying causes of economic problems at the end of the 1920s.
What caused the Great Depression?
Policies of the 3 Republican Presidents
Overproduction of farm goods and consumer goods
o Led to a decrease in price and dem
11.01 Analyze the causes of economic prosperity and the rise of consumerism.
11.02 Analyze the extent of prosperity for different segments of society.
What was life like during the 1920?
Consumerism: People were buying more goods than eve
Urbanization and the lure of the city
How did Industrialization and Urbanization change American life?
People moved from rural to urban areas (by 1920 of Americans lived in cities)
What were tenements?
Overcrowded row houses
o Dumbbell tenements p. 561
Industrial America in the Late Nineteenth Century
Corporate consolidation of industry
Effects of technological development on the worker and workplace
Labor and unions
National politics and influence of corporate power
Migration and immigration: the chang
Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies)
o Workers should own the factories
Knights of Labor
Open to all who toil including women and blacks
Wanted workers to own the means of production (socialism)
Image was ruined du
Chapter 4: American Life in the Seventeenth Century
Chesapeake and Southern Colonies
Why were families in Virginia so unstable?
Extremely high death rate
Settlers were young male indentured servants who died quickly
Few partners for marriage
Founding of Maryland
Haven for Catholics
Lord Baltimore agreed to open the colony to all settlers who believed in Christ
with the Religious Toleration Act
Entire Chesapeake region relied on tobacco for profit
Founding of the Carolinas
Gifts to friends of
Chapter 11: The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812
Peaceful transfer of power from one party to another
Tie between Jefferson and VP Aaron Burr
12th Amendment (1804) prevents this from happening again
Second War for Independence
Causes of the War of 1812
US neutrality was not being respected
British were arming Indians
Congressmen known as War Hawks (Calhoun and Clay) began to demand war
o Wanted to take over Canada
What was life like for Native Americans before European conquest?
20,000 years ago people migrated from Asia over land bridge
No shared identity among groups
Gradually moved throughout North and South America
Advanced from hunter-gatherers into ag