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Changes in American Society 1920's

Summary: What changes did American society go through in the 1920's and what brought about those changes?
Republicans dominated the 1920's political scene. During this time period, many changes occurred in the United States. Both culturally and economically. This period is known as the roaring twenties.

Republican Warren G. Harding, an obscure republican from Ohio, won the election of 1920. During this time period, republicans held the position of being against the admittance of the United States into the League of Nations. During his ineffective presidency, he helped streamline the budget, approved measures assisting farm cooperatives and liberalizing farm credit. After his presidency however, many scandals arose. Among them was the Veteran's Bureau scandal in which the director of Veterans Bureau, Charles R. Forbes, was responsible for the waste of 250 million dollars. He was found guilty and sentenced to two years in prison. There was also the Teapot Dome, which occurred during the Harding administration.

During the twenties, economic policies exercised a technique known as welfare...

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