eBook The New Era of the 1920s: Key Themes and Documents, 1st Edition

  • James S. Olson Sam Houston State University
  • Mariah Gumpert
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  • ISBN-10: 1440860254
  • ISBN-13: 9781440860256
  • DDC: 973.9123
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 333 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

This invaluable resource covers all aspects of 1920s political, artistic, popular, and economic culture in America, supporting the AP U.S. history curriculum through topical and biographical entries, primary documents, sample documents-based essay questions, and period-specific learning objectives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Unlocking American History Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
How to Use This Book.
Key Themes.
Introduction.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Topical List of Entries.
List of Primary Documents.
A.
1: Abbott, Grace.
2: Adjusted Compensation Act of 1924.
3: Adkins v. Children’s Hospital (1923).
4: Agricultural Credits Act of 1923.
5: Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929.
6: Alien Property Custodian Scandal.
7: American Civil Liberties Union.
8: American Farm Bureau Federation.
9: American Federation of Labor.
10: American Legion.
11: Anderson, Mary.
12: Anti-Defamation League.
13: Arbuckle, Roscoe “Fatty”.
14: Armstrong, Louis.
15: Associationalism.
16: Automobile.
B.
17: Bailey v. Drexel Furniture Company (1922).
18: Banking.
19: Baseball.
20: Bell, James “Cool Papa”.
21: Berlin, Irving.
22: Black Sox Scandal.
23: Bobbed Hair.
24: Bohemianism.
25: Bolshevism.
26: Boston Police Strike of 1919.
27: Bow, Clara.
28: Broun, Heywood Campbell.
29: Bull Market.
30: Business Conferences of 1929.
31: Byrd, Richard Evelyn.
C.
32: Capone, Alphonse.
33: Catholics.
34: Catt, Carrie Chapman.
35: Chaplin, Charles Spencer.
36: Charleston.
37: Chicago Race Riot of 1919.
38: Child Welfare Conference of 1919.
39: Chrysler, Walter Percy.
40: Coal Strike of 1919.
41: Collier, John.
42: Collins, Floyd.
43: Communist Party.
44: Confession Magazine.
45: Coolidge, Calvin.
46: Corrigan v. Buckley (1926).
47: Crash of 1929.
D.
48: Darrow, Clarence.
49: Dawes, Charles Gates.
50: Dawes Plan.
51: Dempsey, Jack.
52: Denby, Edwin.
53: Depression of 1920–1921.
54: Dewson, Mary Williams.
55: Doheny, Edward.
56: Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt.
57: Duplex Printing Press Company v. Deering (1921).
E.
58: Election of 1920.
59: Election of 1924.
60: Election of 1928.
61: Election of 1932.
62: Emergency Quota Act of 1921.
63: Emergency Tariff Act of 1921.
64: Epstein, Abraham.
65: Evolution.
66: Expatriates.
67: Export Debenture Plan.
F.
68: Fairbanks, Douglas.
69: Farmer-Labor Party.
70: Farrell, James Augustine.
71: Federal Farm Board.
72: Federal Power Commission.
73: Federal Radio Commission.
74: Federal Reserve Board.
75: Federal Trade Commission.
76: Filene’s.
77: Firestone, Harvey Samuel.
78: Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key.
79: Flapper.
80: Florida Boom.
81: Fordney-McCumber Tariff of 1922.
82: Foster, William Zebulon.
83: Four-Power Treaty.
84: Fourteen Points.
85: Fuller, Alfred Carl.
G.
86: Garbo, Greta.
87: Gehrig, Henry Louis.
88: General Foods.
89: Geneva Conference of 1932.
90: Gerber Products Company.
91: Gershwin, George.
92: Gitlow v. New York (1925).
93: Glass-Steagall Act of 1932.
94: Good Neighbor Policy.
95: Grange, Harold.
96: Great Depression.
97: Green, William.
98: Grey, Zane.
H.
99: Hagen, Walter.
100: Hall-Mills Murder Case.
101: Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918).
102: Harding, Warren Gamaliel.
103: Harlem Renaissance.
104: Hawley-Smoot Tariff.
105: Hemingway, Ernest.
106: Hill, George Washington.
107: Hoover, Herbert Clark.
108: Hoover, John Edgar.
109: Hornsby, Rogers.
110: Hughes, Charles Evans.
111: Hughes, James Langston.
I.
112: Industrial Conferences of 1919 and 1920.
113: Installment Buying.
114: Isolationism.
J.
115: Jarrett, Mary Cromwell.
116: Jeffers, John Robinson.
117: Jews.
118: Jolson, Al.
119: Jones, Robert Tyre, Jr..
K.
120: Keaton, Buster.
121: Kellogg, Frank Billings.
122: Kellogg-Briand Pact.
123: Kelly, Alvin “Shipwreck”.
124: Kent, Frank Richardson.
125: Kraft Foods.
126: Ku Klux Klan.
L.
127: League of Nations.
128: League of Women Voters.
129: Leopold and Loeb Case.
130: Lewis, Harry Sinclair.
131: Lewis, John Llewellyn.
132: Lindbergh, Charles.
133: Lindy Hop.
134: Lippmann, Walter.
135: Lodge, Henry Cabot.
136: Lynching.
M.
137: Mah Jong.
138: Marathon Dancing.
139: Mayer, Louis Burt.
140: Maytag, Frederick Louis.
141: McNary-Haugen Bill.
142: McPherson, Aimee Semple.
143: Mellon, Andrew William.
144: Mencken, Henry Louis.
145: Meriam Report.
146: Meyer, Eugene, Jr..
147: Mississippi Flood of 1927.
148: Motion Pictures.
149: Murray, Arthur.
N.
150: Nanking Incident of 1927.
151: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
152: National Association of Manufacturers.
153: National Child Labor Committee.
154: National Credit Corporation.
155: National Grange.
156: National Origins Act of 1924.
157: National Woman’s Party.
158: Newberry v. United States (1921).
159: Nine Power Treaty.
160: Nineteenth Amendment.
161: Nixon v. Condon (1927).
162: Norris-La Guardia Labor Relations Act of 1932.
O.
163: Ohio Gang.
164: O’Neill, Eugene.
165: Open Shop Movement.
P.
166: Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921.
167: Paris Peace Conference of 1919.
168: Peek, George Nelson.
169: Pickford, Mary.
170: President’s Organization on Unemployment Relief.
171: Prohibition.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

James S. Olson

James Olson has been chair of the history department at Sam Houston State University since 1988. Recipient of the university's Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Research awards in past years, Dr. Olson last year was named Distinguished Professor, the highest academic rank in the university. He currently teaches courses on the Vietnam War, World War II, and a variety of other topics in twentieth-century American history. Dr. Olson is the author, co-author, or editor of over twenty books, including THE ETHNIC DIMENSION IN U.S. HISTORY; SAVING CAPITALISM: THE RECONSTRUCTION FINANCE CORPORATION AND THE NEW DEAL, 1933-1940; CATHOLIC IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICA; WINNING IS THE ONLY THING: SPORTS IN AMERICA SINCE 1945; and WHERE THE DOMINO FELL: AMERICAN AND VIETNAM, 1945 to 1990. His most recent book, JOHN WAYNE: AMERICAN, co-authored with Randy Roberts, has attracted major public as well as scholarly attention and recently won the National Book Award of the Popular Culture Association. He is currently finishing a history of breast cancer.