Apush period 7: 1890-1945 (American Pageant Chapters 28-34)

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Key Concept 7.2: Innovations in communications and technology contributed to the growth of mass culture, while significant changes occurred in internal and international migration patterns.

Sub Concept I: Popular culture grew in influence in U.S. society, even as debates increased over the effects of culture on public values,

morals, and American national identity.



A.) New forms of mass media, such as radio and cinema, contributed to the spread of national culture as well as greater awareness

of regional cultures.

B) Migration gave rise to

new forms of art and

literature that expressed

ethnic and regional identities, such the Harlem Renaissance movement.

C) Official restrictions on

freedom of speech grew

during World War I, as

increased anxiety about

radicalism led to a Red Scare

and attacks on labor activism

and immigrant culture.

D) In the 1920s, cultural and

political controversies

emerged as Americans

debated gender roles,

modernism, science,

religion, and issues related

to race and immigration.

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