The American Civil war changed the social and economic structure of the southern United States quite significantly. This impact has affected the South and southern culture for over 100 years.
Prevented blacks from voting in the South. This was something affecting southern culture of the United States. Although it was techincally legal for blacks to vote during these times, many southerners used violence, intimidation, and assassination to try to prevent blacks from voting.
This event marked the beginning of the "Seperate but Equal" act. It was a legal representation of Segregation. This meant that blacks and whites had to travel on seperate forms of public transportation. This just continutes to represent the racism present in the South during these times of internal conflict for the United States.
Teddy Roosevelt was elected President of the United States, twice.
Oliver Twist was the first featured film in America.
Woodrow Wilson was the presiden that dealt with World War I.
Red Scare was a nation-wide anti-radical hysteria provoked by a mounting fear and anxiety that a Bolshevik revolution in America was imminent—a revolution that would change Church, home, marriage, civility, and the American way of Life.
The nineteenth amendment gave women suffrage.
This age was a largely influential age for up and coming musicians, artists, or even authors.
The KKK began to rise in popularity and power, especially in the south.
This period of time deeply affected the lives of Americans.
The official end of WWI occurred during his term. Also, the prohibition began during his term in office.
Severely limited foreign travel into the United States.
This trial declared John T. Scopes violated a federal law by teachign evolution in school. This brough much tenstion between the competing theories of creationism and evolutionism.
Was President during the Great Depression. Many Americans felt like he did not do much to prevent the depression from happening.
The Great depression was an economically unstable time for the United States.
President during both the Great Depression and WWII. He served 4 terms as president, longer than any other president in U.S. history. He was able to get America out of debt and he also was a large contriuting factor to America and WWII.
This period of time is when the idea of fascism was spreading like wildfire through countries like Italy, Germany, and Spain. Wolfe was in Italy, France, and Switzerland in 1924.
Mussolini rose to power in Italy during this time, creating the worlds first fascist government. Wolfe visited Italy in 1924/
This age in Europe was a time of economic prowess for Europe, directly following WWI. Wolfe was in Europe most of the time from 1924-1926 working on novels.
World War I was a major event that chagned the lives of Americans quite drastically. American society went from producing goods to be self-sustaining in welness, to become self-sustaining in the war effort. The war economy also helped the nation's economy to grow by the end of WWI.
This Olympic games was 2 years before Hitlers rise to power in Europe, and Wolfe actually attended this event.