This chapter explores the effect of World War I on American politics and analyzes the beginnings of the Great Depression. The chapter is divided into three sections: a Republican Decade, a Business Boom, and the Economy in the Late 1920s.
Section 1: A Republican Decade
- Americans, heartily sick of war, wanted a “return to normalcy “ in the 1920s.
- One result of the First World War was to make Americans suspicious and mistrustful of all foreigners, sparking a Red Scare and restrictive immigration...
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