The Roaring Twenties

by Alex Garcia, Jesse Aquino, Gabriel Alvarez

Table of contents

1-cover page

2-Table of contents



5-Court Case

6-Scopes Monkey Trail

7-Innovations,Innovators, and culture

8-Letter to editor

9-Poltical Cartoon

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Nativism is the policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants. A lot of Americans didn't like Immigrants because they would take many peoples jobs because they would want to work for less money. Therefore causing conflict amongst the people living in the U.S.


In 1921 The U.S had to pass an Emergency Immigration Act to prevent the certain amount of immigrants coming in.

Also in 1924 they pass another law over immigration. this act would limit the annual amount they could be admitted from any country to only 2% of the people living in the U.S.

Then the National Origins Act of 1924 which would restricted the certain amount of people coming by there countries Like the Japanese as well as other countries in Asia, and also restricted many people from Southern Europe due to the many conflicts at the time.


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Warren G. Harding

Warren G. Harding the 29th president of the United States dies while in office. while appointing Hughes as Secretary of State that the former justice would run foreign policy.

Teapot Dome Scandal

The Teapot Dome Scandal incident from 1921-1922, was a bribery that took place while under Presidents Warren G. Harding administration. Fall would later be convicted of the crime for accepting bribes from the oil companies and would become the first Cabinet member to go to prison.

Kellogg Briand Pact

The Kellogg-Briand Pact ( or Pact of Paris, officially General treaty for Renunciation of war as an Instrument of National Policy) was a 1928 International agreement where war would not be used to ressolve disputes or conflict based on origins.

Court Cases

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Red Scare

Red Scare is the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism, used by anti-leftist proponents. In the United States, the Red Scare incident was about a worker (socialist) revolution and Political radicalism.

Palmer raids

The Palmer Raids were a series of raids that occurred in the U.S on November 1919 and also on January 1920 under The leadership of Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer. This people were to be arrested and were consider anarchist.

Sacco & Vanzetti

They were both Italian men who were convicted of murdering and paymaster and an armed robbery against a shoe company. They both were Adhered to an anarchist movement that advocated relentless warfare against a violent and oppressive Government.

Schenck Vs. United States

Schenck vs. U.S was a Untied States cases over the act of 1917 when the war to end all wars was in acted. What he was trying to do was persuade the people in the U.S to not enter the draft and at the time this was illegal and was considered a traitor.

Scopes Monkey Trail

John Scopes

He was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who charged on May 5th, 1925 because he violated Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of evolution in school. He was tried on the case and was found guilty and had to pay a 100 dollar fine.

Clarence Darrow

He was an American lawyer, leading member of the American liberties Union, and Prominent advocate for Georgia economic reform. He was best known for protecting a teenage thrill killers in 1924.

William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan was an American orator and politician from Nebraska, and a dominant force in the Democratic Party, standing three as the Party's candidate for President of the U.S.

Innovations,Innovators, and Culture

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In the 1920's aircraft development and aviation was on the rise. They started to develop more ways of travel like airplanes. This was when metal was more accessible so they would use metal for the frames of planes rather then wood which was lighter.

Henry Ford

Henry Ford was known as a top notch businessman in the 1920's. He would be the first ever to mass produce motor vehicles in the U.S for very cheap and fast. He was able to pay his workers a lot of money at the time because he would sell cars at a extraordinary rate.


Farming during WW1 was very good for farmers due to need of mass amounts of food but after the war. Farmers began to have problems because of the amount of food they had grown was to much to profit from causing problems with prices and the profit gained.

Letter to the editor

Dear editor,

I believe that prohibition act is a bad idea it will just cause more problems for the people in the U.S. Like rebellion and illegal activity such as smuggling and selling of alcohol which lead to even more violence like murder and Gangsters. Also government officials must also obey the law and share the same punishment for disobeying the law. Prohibition must be lifted our else this will never end. so make the next step to end Prohibition.
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Political Cartoon


This cartoon shows all that prohibition did was create more violence and frustration amongst the people leading to death and chaos. The irony in the cartoon was that first that he didn't even have liquor on him and he was killed just for the fun of it. where Prohibition is to help prevent chaos not causing more of it.