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What was the results of the palmer raids?
government deported 100s of radicals, civil rights of many were violated
What was the Emergency Quota Act of 1921?
system establishedthe maximum number of people who could enter the US from each country
Why did the labor movemnet lose appeal?
immigrants were willing ot work in poor conditions, most unions excluded african americans, union couldnt organize immigrants because of language barrier, farmers relyed on themselves already
What did Warren Harding mean by normalcy?
wanted america to return to the peaceful time before WWI and the srtikes and violence
How did the Fordney - McCumber Tariff prevent the selling of goods?
tariff on imported goods raised by 60%
What was the Dawes plan?
US loans money to Germany to pay to france and GB so they could pay back the US.
What happened in Hardings cabinet?
Hardings corrupt friends use their offices to steal and become wealthy
What changed about the American Landscape after cars?
Route 66 constructed, garages and driveways, rapid construction of gas stations, shopping centers, and motels
What were the changes for people after cars?
urban sprawl, live further from work (suburbs), more independence for young.
What was superficial prosperity?
on the surface the economy looked strong but it was actually having problems
What was different about living in the city?
more immigrants lived there, there were movie theaters, vaudeville shows, more toleration for sinful behavior
What law was passed in Tennessee because of fundamentalism?
it was illegal to teach evolution and had to teach creationism.
Why did women have new roles in the workplace?
booming industrial economy and time saving appliances.
why was it a problem that children had more time for leisure?
they were afraid the kids would get into trouble with all the free time
Why was there an increase in education?
schools were no longer catered to those who were college bound.
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