Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

THE ROARING 20'S AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION

No description
by

Maritza Morris

on 19 October 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of THE ROARING 20'S AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION

Signs everywhere of impending doom
The New Deal (1933-1940)
Unemployment 25% and Higher
“Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement.”
—Herbert Hoover, Message to Congress. Dec, '30.
Causes for Great Depression
Life During the Great Depression
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Poverty and Starvation: “on the dole”

Herbert Hoover's (1929-1933) Attempts
“Fireside Chats”






Writing to the president and first lady: “Down and Out in the Great Depression” (doc)

$1.25
Monday, November 10, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
BLACK TUESDAY- October 29, 1929
Stock Market Crash- Signals economy in tailspin

Recovery of the Economy
THE NEW DEAL, Cont.

National Industrial Recovery Act
, included the Public Works Administration (PWA) and the National Recovery Administration (NRA)


THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Instability of World Economy
Smoot- Hawley Tariff Act, 1930

The 3 R's- Relief, Recovery, Reform
The First New Deal, 1933-1935
The Second New Deal (1935-1940)
THE NEW DEAL, Cont.
Relief and Recovery
The Roaring 20's
Influenza pandemic 1918-1920 40 million dead (700,000 U.S.)
Economic instability (inflation, strikes, unemployment)
(First) Red Scare and Palmer Raids (1919-20)

Recovery and the "Roaring" economy
purchasing power and buying on credit (“time”)

Politics in the 1920s: pro-business

Warren Harding (1921-23): Teapot Dome

Calvin Coolidge (1923-29) & Herbert Hoover (1929-32
Society
* expansion of the mass media
* Motion pictures (1927 first “talkie” The Jazz Singer)
* Radio (GugliemoMarconi, 1920; NBC 1926)
*The automobile revolution
*Consumer culture and advertising
*The “Lost Generation”: Hemingway, Fitzgerald
*The “New Woman”
*Results of Prohibition: organized crime, speakeasies, “bathtub gin” & bootleggers



Conservative Backlash
Trial of Sacco & Vanzetti

Restricting immigration: National Origins Act (1924) and quotas

Rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan (Birth of a Nation)

The Scopes “Monkey” trial, Dayton, TN, 1925
•Clarence Darrow vs. William Jennings Bryan

Post- WWI Meltdown
Totally unsustainable
Large scale domestic consumption of products
Fewer marriages, more divorces/ dissertions
Birth control information legalized, 1936
Prohibition repealed, 1931 (21st amendment)
Migrant workers, Hobos, Deportations
African Americans- last hired, first fired
Emergency Relief and Construction Act, 1932

Hoovervilles, Hoover Flags, Hoover Blankets
Bonus Army, 1932
Long Depression and Agriculture
Overproduction and Decline of Purchasing Power
Consumer Debt
Banking and Business Weakness
Relief of Suffering
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)
Reform the Financial System:
*Emergency Banking Act, 1933

*Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Opposition to the New Deal
Supreme Court Weighs in: Many acts unconstitutional
Court Packing
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
National Youth Administration (NYA)
Social Security Act
National Labor Relations Act and Board
Did the New Deal save the U.S. economy?
Reform
The Great Depression and The New Deal
Chapter Objectives:
Explain the underlying causes of the depression, and evaluate President Hoover's attempts to help the economy.
Describe the experiences of both urban and rural Americans during the depression, and explain ways in which the depression affected American politics.
Evaluate FDR's actions designed to alleviate the effects of the depression, and discuss the opposition he faced.
Discuss the most significant long-term effects of the New Deal.
Full transcript