1920's America

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What where the different types of opposition to Roosevelt?
Business, The Republicans, Supreme Courts, The Radicals
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What are 4 Alphabet Agencies?
CCC, Beer and Wine Revenue Act, AAA and EBA
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What are the main features of consumerism and advertising?
Created from Mass Production, hire purchase makes buying new goods easier, the craze of "keeping up with the neighbours"
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What are the main features of Entertainment?
Higher wages and less working hours. Cinema and Hollywood becomes big. Change in music, sports. (Became known as immoral age)
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Why where businesses opposed to Roosevelt?
They had to increase employment rates and had to pay more money. They had no control over this.
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Why where the Radicals opposed to Roosevelt?
They felt he hadn't done enough.
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What are the main features of New Women?
Increase in working women due to WW1. They gained suffrage. Flappers (independent women)
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Racism
Jim Crow Laws, Lynching, KKK
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Racial Intolerance
3% of all immigrants were allowed into America.
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What happened with Sacco and Vanzetti?
Police suspected them because they were immigrants. America was biased and they were arrested, trialed and eventually executed for a murder they didn't committ.
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What where the reasons for the bust?
Events of Wall Street Crash. Impact on banks, businesses and people. Government reaction. Living through the depression.
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