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14.10 Points To Remember
Republican Ascendancy and World Politics
During the twelve years of Republican dominance,
three presidents were elected, Warren G. Hardinge, Calvin Coolidge
and Herbert Hoover.
The war was over and the Americans wanted to
go back to leading a normal life.
The Washington Conference
Washington conference was held under the Chairmanship
of Hughes who was the secretary of the state. The major issue
discussed here was Disarmament.
The Four-Power Treaty was signed by the four
powers-US, Great Britain, France and Japan. By signing this
treaty, they agreed to respect each others insular possessions
in the Pacific. The treaty also puts an end to the Anglo-Japanese
Republicans at home
Panic of 1929
A number of Tariff Acts were passed which include,
The Emergency Tariff Act, The Fordney-Mc Cumber Act, Smooth-
Hawley Tariff Act. The third act raised the tariff to the highest
level in the economic history of America.
The Congress introduced the Quota System in
the form of the Emergency Quota in order to keep a check on
the number of immigrants coming into the country.
1920's was a period when business boomed in
the US. This period was therefore called the Golden Twenties.
The year 1929 saw a large number of Americans
entering the stock market in order to make quick money. However,
soon the stock market crashed.
Soon there was a business crisis, as businessmen
did not want to invest in business because of the lack of profit.
The consumers also began to buy fewer goods.
14.1 Republican Ascendancy and World Politics
14.2 The Washington Conference
14.3 Republicanism at Home
14.4 Panic of 1929
14.6 Methods to alleviate the effects of Depression
14.7 The Effects of the New Deal
14.8 Impact of Great Depression
14.9 Dates & Events
14.10 Points to Remember
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