Hardings and Collidges Presidency

By. Matthew Monserrate And CJ Maddox

Why were these events known as a return to isolationism and fundementalism:

This event was know to be a return to isolationism because, after the first World War Harigns pulled out of all foriegn affairs and isolated america from everything.

Definitions:

Isolationism- a policy of international isolation by abstention from alliances and other international political and economic relations. Like when america pulled out of foreign affairs.

Fundamentalism- a movement in 20th century Protestantism emphasizing the literally interpreted Bible as fundamental to Christian life and teaching.

Ohio Gang- a group politicians that achieved high office during the presidential administration of Harding who betrayed their public trust through a number of scandal.

Teapot Dome Scandal- a scandal in the early 1920s surrounding the secret leasing of federal oil reserves by secretary of interior Albert Bacon Fall.


Coolidges Repairs to Hardings Mistakes:

Coolidge’s approach after Harding’s presidency were very popular among the people. His simple policies and conservative values were very popular. He was also popular for the Kellogg Briand Pact which eventually 62 nations signed on to.

The Five Power Treaty:

A treaty to stop the expansion of the U.S Navy. The arms race was getting to serious so hardign makes sure the race stops so he passes the Five Power Treaty. Coolidge was agiasnt this move.

Kellogg-Briand Pact:

It is the pact that makes all nations united together to team up against all foreign battles. Anyone who doesnt come in is considered and out sider and is not traded to or interacting with others. Coolidge was for this idea.

Becoming a Friendly Neighboor:

Coolidge removed hardigns acts and pacts so we could join the U.N. Coolidge then re ties the strings we had with our neighboors. American is back to normal... For now.