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The American Nation
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Chapter 22: A Turbulent Decade
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Section 1: Postwar Troubles
Seattle General Strike of 1919:
A comprehensive guide to all aspects of the Seattle general strike. This site includes links to photographs, time lines, primary source material, and a detailed chronology of the strike.
Web site by: Center For Labor Studies, University of Washington
Strike! Labor Unites for Rights:
A Seattle Times retrospective on the 1919 general strike that includes photographs and is not weighed down by excessive text. This site is ideal for reluctant readers.
Web site by: Seattle Times
Boston Police Strike:
Images of the Boston police strike, with photographs and political cartoons from the time of the strike.
Web site by: Baruch College, City University of New York
The Steel Strike of 1919
Samples of primary sources. Newspapers, memos sent by the management of the steel companies and the strike committee, and eyewitness accounts are the highlights of this comprehensive site.
Web site by: University of Illinois at Chicago
The Palmer Raids:
A Web site featuring information on the Red Scare. It features links to Emma Goldman’s account of her deportation, an essay by U. S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, and other relevant primary sources.
Web site by: Center for History and New Media
Sacco and Vanzetti:
An analysis of the Sacco and Vanzetti trial in the context of the general repression of Italian Americans in the early 1900s. This site provides interesting links to information about the struggles of immigrants.
Web site by: Order Sons Of Italy In America
Audio Selections for Sacco and Vanzetti:
A comprehensive guide to the trial and surrounding events. Detailed text is combined with audio recordings of music and readings of letters and with photographs.
Web site by: University of Albany
Section 2: The Republicans in Power
Warren G. Harding
A biography of the 29th U.S. president. This short article features the official White House portrait and a student-friendly article.
Web site by White House
The Teapot Dome Scandal
A synopsis of the Teapot Dome scandal. The article includes links to biographies of the principal characters in an easy-to-read format.
Web site by the United States Senate
The Equal Rights Amendment:
A chronology of the struggle to approve the ERA. This detailed chronology traces the ERA from its proposal in 1923 to the most recent developments. It includes links to biographies of Alice Paul and other noted feminists.
Web Site by: National Organization for Women
Calvin Coolidge
An easy-to-read biography of the 30th U.S. president.
Web site by: White House
Herbert Hoover:
Herbert Hoover’s presidential library. This site includes photographs, editorial cartoons, and a biography detailing his triumphs during World War I as well as his troubled presidency.
Web site by: National Archives and Records Administration
Section 3: A Nation Divided
Chicago: Destination for the Great Migration
A site that features primary sources—photographs, maps, and letters—that preserve the history of African Americans in Chicago.
Web site by Library of Congress
Tulsa Race Riot:
The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. A detailed description of the causes and effects of the riot, the bloodiest civil disturbance of the 1900s.
Web site by: Exodus Newsmagazine
The Anti-Lynching Campaign:
An exhibit of the NAACP’s campaign against lynching. This easily navigable site has information on the NAACP’s crusade against lynching and includes photographs and links to primary sources.
Web site by: Library of Congress
A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom
A biography of A. Philip Randolph. This site also provides educational resources, including memorable quotes, links to related sites, and a chronology of African American involvement in the labor movement.
Web site by PBS Online
Marcus Garvey and UNIA
The Marcus Garvey and UNIA papers project. Vast resources including a photo gallery, sound recordings, and a huge catalog of primary sources are featured at this site.
Web site by University of California, Los Angeles
Marcus Garvey and W. E. B. Du Bois
A comparison of the thought of Du Bois and Garvey. This site analyzes and contrasts the philosophies of these influential African American leaders. It includes photographs, links to other resources on Garvey and Du Bois, and links to other resources on the 1920s.
Web site by Michigan State University
Immigration Restrictions:
A chronology of changes in immigration law. This site has an easy-to-read chart that traces the changes in U.S. immigration law from 1790 to the present day. It includes a summary of the Immigration Act of 1924.
Web site by: National Immigration Forum
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