APUSH CHP.31 AWYHL

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How and why did America turn toward domestic isolation and social conservatism in the 1920s?
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The \” Red scare\” caused Americans to turn towards domestic isolation. there was an \”anti- union\” campaign. a lot of immigrants began to enter the U.S. and made low wages. anti- Europeans thoughts posed a threat to U.S. politics. cheap labor, unskilled workers, and \”no true\” Americans led to thoughts of a threat.
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How was the character of American culture affected by the social and political changes of the 1920s?
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The cultural changes that affected the diverse American \”melting pot\” would be the increase of crime, prohibition, and new music and style of entertainment. The flappers came into play along with the new music and style of entertainment. Al Capone represents the crime that happened since he was part of a gang during the 1920s. The immigration Act of 1924 and Emergency quota act of 1921 and the Volstead Act all affected the political and cultural changes of the 1920s.
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How did the Eighteenth Amendment outlawing alcohol both reflect and deepen the cultural divisions in the United States, including urban-rural conflicts?
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It did serve to do one thing though,it served to make most Americans of all classes criminals in arms.
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How did some of the major public events of the 1920s reflect national disagreements over fundamental social, cultural, and religious values?
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Red Scare: Reflected the fear Americans had of communists infiltrating the government Sacco and Vanzetti’s arrest and execution: Reflected America’s fear of foreigners and especially anarchists The Scopes Trial: reflected America fear of new ideas that seemed to challenge traditional religious values and the Biblical account of the origins of man Teapot Dome Scandal: Reflected America’s desire for wealth and material possessions at any price The Flappers: Reflected America’s changing values of enjoyment, immorality, and worldliness
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How did the automobile and other new products create a mass-consumption economy in the 1920s?
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advertising, radio, and credit. New faster products were coming out, and with radio and new types of advertising, such as signs on the roads (similar to billboards) and people were beginning to buy. They had credit and used it to buy anything and everything they wanted. During wartime, ads were put out to increase bonds, and people bought into them. This helped to raise the economy and bring the US out of the depression.

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