Class Notes from 2/29/16
Class Notes from 2/29/16 Hy 104
Popular in American history after 1865
verified elite notetaker
Popular in Art
This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jess Snider on Monday February 29, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Hy 104 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Kari frederickson in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 44 views. For similar materials see American history after 1865 in Art at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.
Reviews for Class Notes from 2/29/16
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
Date Created: 02/29/16
Class Notes 2/29/2016 I. The U.S. in WWI: Mobilizing the Homefront a. Concerns of government officials i. Why were we fighting? A. Wilson’s concern about no support behind fighting ii. Ethnic loyalties A. Many immigrants living within the U.S. iii. Groups opposed to war A. Traditional American Isolationist a. Europe’s problems are Europe’s problems B. Pacifist, Quakers, Mena knights, Progressive Reformers C. Socialist D. Few volunteers iv. Response to the Selective Service Act of May 1917 A. Vocal opposition B. Entire towns didn’t show up to register b. How does U.S. government create support for the war? i. Propaganda A. Committee on Public Information(CPI) a. George Creel i. Create massive advertising campaign ii. Use of movie stars iii. Display the enemy (Germany) it the worst way possible(beasts) B. Results of Propaganda a. American Protective League(Vigilant Group) i. Police U.S. communities to disloyal members C. Special targets a. Industrial Workers of the World i. Under suspicion of APL and American Justice System ii. Raided by Justice System and members deported ii. Outlawing dissent: legal repression A. Espionage Act of 1917 a. Spying b. 20 years in jail B. Sedition Act of 1918 a. For speech i. Opposing the war 1. Printing 2. Writing 3. Publishing 4. Speaking b. Members of the socialist party were especially targeted c. Resulted in 20 years in jail C. Eugene V. Debs a. Labor leader b. Leader of the socialists part; working class hero c. Against the war d. Gives a speech in Ohio i. Freedom of Speech is important to him ii. Attacked Wall Street iii. Defended members of IWW 1. Arrested under Sedition Act 2. Trial in 1918 a. Guilty10 years in prison c. Economic mobilization and social change i. Labor shortages; Gains for women and African Americans A. Immigration completely cut-of B. Needs new labor women and black southerners a. Worked in private homes normally(women) b. More jobs opened up ii. Great Migration A. Migration of southerners, black & white, to the Midwest