had a vision for automobiles for the average Americans. Created the Model A to compete with the Model T
The Man Nobody Knows. Compared Jesus Christ to the businessmen of the 1920's and portrayed him as the greatest salesman in history whose rivals (chief priests) tried to destroy him but in the end was trampled over
Lost Generation. Leader of the birth control movement. Jailed for operating a birth control clinic in NYC. In 1920's she openly advocated smaller families through birth control.
H. L. Menken
Lost Generation. Part of the Scopes trial. Took great delight in mocking those who opposed the Darwin theory. Satirist for the Baltimore Sun. Called rural Americans hicks and attacked environmentalists.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Lost Generation. Great Gatsby attacked America's obsession with wealth in the 1920's.
Wrote of the disillusionment of intellectuals with the rusult of WWI in his book Farewell to Arms.
Warren G. Harding
Gambler and drunk. Passed the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921/ Teapot Dome Scandal.
part of Coolidge's administration. Pro business politics. Secretary of state and proposed the "trickle down economics"
Secretary of Interior who was convicted and sent to prison for his involvement in the Teapot Scandal