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Chapter 16 History
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Return to normal life after WWI
Harding' corrupt cabinet members/friends
scandal ridden administration
The Ohio Gang caused
"I had no trouble with my enemies... my friends are the ones keeping walking the floor at night."
Harding said about the Ohio Gang...
Secretary of Interior Albert B. Falls secretly accepted bribes of more than $300,000 for giving oil drilling rights on gov land
Teapot Dome Scandal
Harding dies August 2, 1923 of a
Who is the Vice President under Harding that becomes the President when Harding dies?
"Keep cool with Coolidge"
In 1924 what was Coolidge's campaign?
What was the government's hands-off approach to business during this time called?
"______ ______ of the people is business."
Real per capita income grew how much in the 1920s?
Did wages increase or decrease?
Did work hours increase or decrease?
When was the automobile invented? When did it become available?
Model T Ford
Improved lightweight, gas powered car
Tin Lizzie, Flivver
What was the car's nick names?
How much did the car sell for in 1908?
How much did the car sell for in 1914?
By using the assembly line
How did Henry Ford make the cars more affordable?
Henry Ford was praised for paying his workers on an 8 hour work day
Steel, rubber, upholstery, and gasoline industries
The automobile leads to the industrial growth in what?
Garages, car dealerships, motels, campgrounds, gas stations, restaurants
What new businesses formed after the automobile became a success?
Made the first successful flight in Kitty Hawk, NC, in 1903
Leader in aviation
Glenn Curtiss used ____ which are still used today (flaps)
Provided federal aid for building airports
Air Commerce Act
First translation solo flight in the Spirit of St. Louis
National Broadcasting Company
Established a permanent network of stations to distribute daily programs in 1926
Columbia Broadcasting System
Assembled a coast to coast network of stations to rival NBC in 1928
Depends on a large amount of buying by consumers
Lets customers make partial payments
In 1913 what percentage of people have electrical lights? 1927?
Electric toasters, sewing machines, coffee pots, irons, vacuum cleaners
What were new products to buy?
Used to sell products
Created new professional jobs, expanded middle class
Companies allow works to buy stock, participate in sharing, and receive benefits
Farmers earn less than what of an average worker
New technology maximizes production but prices drop because of what?
Ford-McCumber Act of 1922
Raised tariffs dramatically; caused foreign markets to stop buying from America
Tries to help farmers by calling for the federal government to purchase surplus crops and sell them abroad while protecting American market with a high tariff
It was vetoed twice by President Coolidge who argued that it hurt the government
What happened to the McNary-Haugen Bill?
Secretary of Treasury
Bureau of the Budget
Prepared a unified budget
General Accounting Office
Tracked government spending
Balance the budget, reduce the government's debt, cut taxes
What were the three major goals?
Encourages manufacturers and distributors to form their own trade associations, voluntarily shares info with the government
Hoover's Cooperative Individualism
Avoiding political or economic alliances with foreign countries
Foreign economies are hurt by
Germany's economy is crippled by
Agreement between the U.S., France, Great Britain and Germany
The U.S. Would make loans to Germany, Britain and France would accept less in reparations
In the Dawes Plan,
Washington Conference of 1921
Meeting between the U.S., Great Britain, France, Italy, China, Japan, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Portugal to discuss disarmament
5 Power Navy Limitations Treaty
U.S., Britain, France, Italy's and Japan agreed to a 10 year pause on the construction of the new warships
4 Power Treaty
U.S., Japan, Britain, and France recognized each country's island possessions in the Pacific
9 Power Treaty
All countries at the conference garunteed China's independence
Pact signed by 62 nations outlawing war
Pause in doing something, such as constructing new war ships
Freedom from prosecution
The production of large quantities of goods using machinery and often an assembly line
A production system with machines and workers arranged so that each person performs and assigned task again and again as the item passes before him or her
A workplace where workers are not required to join a union
Economic theory that lowers taxes will boost the economy as businesses and individuals invest their money, thereby creating higher tax revenue
Albert B. Fall
Harding's Secretary of the interior, first cabinet officer to go to prison because he was involved in the Teapot Dome scandal
Robert M. La Follete
Wisconsin Senator who was nominated to be the candidate for the new Progressive Party
Charles D. Dawes
An American banker and diplomat who negotiated an agreement with France, Britain, and Germany by which the American banks would make loans to the Germans that would enable them to meet their reparation payments
Charles Evan Hughes
Proposed a 10-year moratorium on the construction of new war ships
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