Week 6 Lecture notes
Week 6 Lecture notes History 1302
Popular in History of U.S. Since 1865
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Date Created: 10/01/15
Week 5 ID s Progressivism Progressive Era Progressive Era Reform Pt 1 Progressive Era Reform Pt II Populist The Great War League of Nations The 1920 s are characterized by many simultaneous changes most of which can be described as major shift inwards towards private consumption new forms of entertainment privatized business practices an inward facing foreign policy a widespread fear and dislike of outsiders and an end to calls for social justice that had characterized the Progressive Era Prohibition In 1919 the 18th Amendment to the constitution was enacted which prohibited the manufacture sale or transportation of alcohol Intended to eliminate vice prohibition made intoxication fashionable and created new forms of criminal activity It was repealed in 1933 The Great Depression The 1920 s came to an abrupt end in October of 1929 when the booming stock market crashed While the collapse did not cause the Great Depression both were the result of excessively easy credit policies that had allowed the market to get out of hand Consequently businesses closed factories shut down banks failed farm incomes decreased dramatically and more than 1A of Americans were unemployed The New Deal pt1 Roosevelt s New Deal represented the culmination of a longrange trend toward abandonment of quotLaissezFaire capitalism And while many of its reforms were hastily drawn and weekly administered they did provide tangible help for millions of Americans laid the basis for a powerful new political coalitions and brought to the individual citizen a sharp revival of interest in Government The New Deal ptZ The New Deal did not end the Depression Nor did it significantly redistribute income It did however provide Americans with economic security that they had not known before Ultimately as a result of the New Deal many Americans came to believe that the federal government has a responsibility to ensure the health of the nation s economy and the welfare of its citizens