United States History II, Technology Project #2, 1921-1941

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    Harlem Reinassance

    The Harlem Renaissance, otherwise known as the Jazz age, was the time period that started during the late 1920s and ended in the late 1930s. During this time laps, citizens became more focused on the growth of artistic and social factors.
  • John Scopes Trial

    John Scopes Trial
    John Scopes was an Ohio high school teacher that was put into trial for teaching theories of Charles Darwin in one of his lessons. This controversial and fierce battle is still remembered for putting the integrity of religion into schools into test. He was found guilty and at the end was fined.
  • The Jazz Singer

    The Jazz Singer
    The Jazz Singer was the first movie that ever contained synchronized words and pictures. This movie was also said to be one of the first "talkies" movies which meant that it was one of the first movies which tried to show what the life of immigrants was like.
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    Great Depression

    The Economic Depression was the worst economic downturn that the United States ever had. In order to ease this depression, Roosevelt created the New Deal.
  • Bonus Army

    Bonus Army
    The Bonus Army consisted of veterans that fought in World War I marching into Washington D.C., fighting to get paid for their years of service. When the president of that time, President Hoover, disagreed with them and sent the military to sent them away he non-willingly started a violent protest.
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    New Deal

    The New Deal was created by Franklin D. Roosevelt with the purpose of loosening the impact of the Great Depression. They were a series of actions, projects with the objective of helping the public, and rules that helped bring back, step by step, the economy of the United States.
  • The Emergency Banking Relief Act

    The Emergency Banking Relief Act
    The Emergency Banking Relief Act was created of restoring the public's trust in the banks of the nation.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

    Civilian Conservation Corps
    The Civilian Conservation Corps was used to employ many men to fight against the broken natural resources due to erosion.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

    The Tennessee Valley Authority was used to build dams to prevent economy-destructing floods and gain money by selling electricity.
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath
    "The Grapes of Wrath" was a book written by John Steinbeck which demonstrated the effect that the Great Depression had caused. A quote which greatly represents the main theme of this book is,“We're sorry. It's not us. It's the monster. The bank isn't a man. The bank isn't like a man.
    Yes, but the bank is only made of men."