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US History Since 1865
Lecture Outlines 11 & 12

The Twenties

I. The Business of Government
A. Andrew Mellon & Republican Finance
B. Harding & the Teapot Dome (1923)
C. Calvin Coolidge (1923-28)
D. Hoover & Business Associations (1929-32)
E. Henry Ford, Driving America

II. The Culture Business
A . The Reel ‘20s (Fairbanks, Pickford, Chaplin)
B . Radio Waves (NBC & CBS)
C . Advertising Anxiety (Halitosis?!)
D. Baseball in B&W (Ruth & Paige)

III. The “New Negro” & “New Woman”
A. Harlem Renaissance
B. Langston Hughes & Marcus Garvey
C. Flappers & the New Morality
D. Feminism & Equal Rights

IV. Harlem Renaissance
A. Artists & Radical Black Intellectuals
Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Marcus Garvey, & Madame C. J. Walker
B. What: African Americans arts, letters & bus.
C. When: Post-Great Migration (1910s-1920s)
D. Where: NYC, Chicago, and Washington, DC
E. Significance: Black self-expression & pride

V. Return to Normalcy?
A. Prohibition (1919-1933)
B. Immigration Restriction (1921, 24)
C. 2nd KKK (1910s-1920s)

Great Depression & New Deal

I. Hard Times (1929-39)
A. Bull Market Turns “Bearish” (‘29)
B. Production, Consumption & Wealth
C. Unemployment
D. Hoover Blankets & Hoover-villes (‘32)

II. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)
A. Patrician Upbringing
B. Politics & Polio
C. “Nothing to Fear, But . . .” (‘33)
D. “Fireside Chats” & “Bank Holidays” (‘33)

III. The First New Deal (1933)
A. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
B . Agricultural Adjustment Admin. (AAA)
C. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
D. National Recovery & Public Works Admin.

IV. FDR & His Critics
A. American Liberty League (‘34)
B. Father Coughlin
C. Upton Sinclair & Huey Long

V. The Second New Deal (1935)
A. Works Progress Admin. (WPA)
B. Social Security Act
C. National Labor Relations Act (Wagner)
D. The Dust Bowl