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When is the wall street bombing?

When is the wall street bombing?


School: Mississippi State University
Department: History
Course: Modern US History
Professor: Alison greene
Term: Spring 2016
Cost: 25
Name: The Roaring 20's Notes
Description: Notes from September 27,2016
Uploaded: 09/27/2016
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September 26,2016

When is the wall street bombing?

The Roaring Twenties  


- The Business of America  

- The New Mass Culture

- Tradition vs. Modernity  

Important Event: 

Wall Street Bombing - September 16,1920

• 38 killed, over 400 wounded

• This happened among the workers of wall street

• 200 million dollars in damage  

• Crime scene cleaned less than 24hours to get business back up and running The Republican Party will run America for 8 years starting 1920-1928 Warren G Harding (Republican President) and his administration  • Warren G. Harding and his administration were often seen with scandal  

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- Teapot Dome Scandal- secret leading of Federal Oil Reserves by secretary of  Interior Albert Bacon

Calvin Coolidge (Republican President) 

• Quoted “This is a business country, and business government  

• Nicknamed “Silent Cow”

Robert “Fighting Bob” La Follete 

1920’s Products 

• Consumer goods produced quickly, more widely and cheaper

• People invested in stock more  

• Ex: Campbell’s Soup  We also discuss several other topics like What is the meaning of abnormal psychology?

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The Auto Age  

• automobiles were 85% made in the U.S. in the World

• Becomes a push for other businesses (ex: gas stations, construction etc.)

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• Average to make a car was 13 hours but within a year Henry Ford changes that  average into 90 minutes  

- “Model T” on the Assembly line  

• Ford changes image of the business man (Business men are not all bad ) General Motors 

• Gives a plan better than Ford’s

• Installment plan to take a car home and pay off in a few years

• Debt rises in 1920’s

Scientific Management 1920’s style We also discuss several other topics like What is the content of bergmann’s rule?

“Welfare Capitalism” 

• Don’t need government to protect the welfare of the people

• Ex: Creating a baseball team and putting company name on it  

Hollywood in the Twenties 

• Extra money to spend for consumers

• Short films (15- 20 minutes) for entertainment


• Radio industry  

• Becomes a war necessity  

• Mass production during war

The Radio Age  

• There is an increase in stations due to the demand  

• KDKA’s First broadcast (Pittsburg 1920)

The Recording Age  


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• Free advertisement for recording came form the radio and big music artist goes into  play .

Celebrities and Taploids  

• Increase in radios and recording industry made people famous and wanted to be seen The “Black Sox” Scandal 

• This was the even to cheating in the World Series  

College Sports Hit the Big Time  

• Famous Team: Notre Dame’s “4 horsemen”

Early Endorsement deals 

• Athletes endorsed products in order for the products to sell successfully Segregated Consumption  If you want to learn more check out What is the meaning of dysfunction in abnormal psychology?

• Race Market : black people music  

• Hillbilly Market : white people music

• This thing of black and white consumption occurred in sports too


• The act of prohibiting alcohol because of the high demand for it during the 20s. - Prohibiting and Organized Crime

- Big Figure : Al Capone

- St. Valentine’s Day Massacre(1929)  

Scopes Trial  

• Payton, TN 1925  

• Illegal for teachers in the public schools to present as factual any theory of creation  other than the biblical account.

National Woman’s Party 

• Founder Alice Paul


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Equal Rights Amendment  

• First introduced in 1923 by Alice Paul

• This said that Women and Men shall have equal rights

Flappers: Fact and Fiction 

• Changes of women and their participation in politics

• Hope and Freedom


- Prosperity  

- Laissez-Faire capitalisme and pro-business politics

- Economic and Cultural changes  


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