Table of Contents
Page 3: Nativism
Page 4: Politics
Page 5: Court Cases
Page 6: Scopes monkey trial
Page 7: Innovations and innovators
Page 8: A letter to the editor
Page 9: Political cartoon
About nativism in the 1920's
*In 1928 the government came to an agreement in which signatory states promised not to use war to resolve disputes. This was called the Kellog Briand Pact.
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A series of raids authorised by the Department of Justice was called the Palmer Raids. This was intended to deport radical anarchists.
Sacco and Vanzetti were two Italian americans who murdered a guard and a paymaster while they were conducted and robbery. They were both executed by the electric chair on July 14th , 1921.
Schenck v. United States was a court case that fought against espionage after world war1.
The Scopes Monkey trial
Aviation, Jazz Age and the Flappers
The Jazz age started post World War 1 and lasted all the way up to the great depression. This style originated in New Orleans. Some famous figures from this era were: Josephine Baker, Charlie Chaplin and many others.
During the Jazz age, a lot of changes happened. Especially for women. After World War 1, woman gained the right to vote. During this time they became more free and less restricted. The style of Flappers came into play. Flappers were women who were fashionable, and ignored the typical standards for women. They liked to dance, drink and smoke and often wore loose fitting clothes that helped mimic a boyish figure.
A letter to the editor
I am writing about the Monkey Scopes trial. Was John Scopes really guilty?