Why were the 1920’s such a violent and crime-ridden time period? There was a large movement for nativism by the KKK and this caused conflict between minorities. Also the prohibition caused the foundation of crime rings to supply the public with alcohol and this caused violence in the streets.
Restricts immigration to the US! Only 6000 could enter from Poland
Adolf Hitler's (YSV"Z) book outlining his plan to rule the world
Why did the scopes trial capture the interest of so many americans?
This was because he was trying to teach concepts of evolution as a sample given by his supervisor. He was taken to court, lost, but this caught the attention of many because it was broadcast on radio causing evolution to be taught in more schools.
US to Paris by Charles Linsbergh
1st Talking Movie Ever - Story of a frum young man who goes off the derech to become a Hollywood Star!
Created by the speculation of companies that eventually crashed due to a slump in sales. It was so large because everybody was interconnected through the companies and factories. 25% of people became unemployed, not including farmers.
Hoover disperses veterans and squatters using military and is blamed for it. They settle in places in the government and these are called hoovervilles.
Raises Tariffs on Imported goods. Foreign nations react by not buying US goods. Real cause of the Depression??
2% of any nationality according to the 1890 census(excluded all Japanese)
Sets up pension program for workers who retire!
Employs people with government money to go out of the cities and work on parks roads bridges etc. -
The New Deal RRR
Relief, Recovery, Reform
prohibition is repealed by roosevelt
People making runs on banks cause banks to fail and take all of peoples money. To stop this from happening, the banks were infused with federal money to keep people confident and keep their money in the bank.
Provided temporary Jobs
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Used to insure peoples money in select banks to prevent the loss of money by the people.
Government hires workers to build huge projects