Politics

The rise of communism and socialism

Warren G. Harding

Warren Gamaliel Harding

The 29th U.S. president, Warren Harding (1865-1923) served in office from 1921 to 1923 before dying of an apparent heart attack. Harding’s presidency was overshadowed by the criminal activities of some of his cabinet members and other government officials, although he himself was not involved in any wrongdoing.

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Teapot Dome Scandal

What was the Teapot Dome scandal and who did it concern?

Teapot Dome, in U.S. history, oil reserve scandal that began during the administration of President Harding. In 1921, by executive order of the President, control of naval oil reserves at Teapot Dome, Wyo.,and at Elk Hills, Calif., was transferred from the Navy Dept. to the Dept. of the Interior.

Kellogg Briand Pact (Pact of Paris)

A 1928 international agreement in which signatory states promised not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them."
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Political Cartoon

An American family who is putting food on the table for his family. Outside their window the Dynamiters who is the banker and the employer are throwing a bomb of wage cuts, the bomb will burn everything.

The artist feels sympathy for the family, the bankers and the employers don’t care about what happens to people as long as they get money. Employers over employers is one of the main causes. Wage cut happened to be one of the main causes of Great Depression.

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