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By David Pietrusza

ISBN-10: 0786716223

ISBN-13: 9780786716227

ISBN-10: 0786721022

ISBN-13: 9780786721023

The presidential election of 1920 was once between history's such a lot dramatic. Six once-and-future presidents-Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt-jockeyed for the White condo. With electorate making a choice on among Wilson's League of countries and Harding's front-porch isolationism, the 1920 election formed smooth the United States. ladies gained the vote. Republicans outspent Democrats via four to one, as electorate witnessed the 1st broad newsreel assurance, sleek crusade advertisements, and effects broadcast on radio. the United States had develop into an city kingdom: vehicles, mass creation, chain shops, and simple credits remodeled the financial system. 1920 paints a brilliant portrait of the US, beset through the purple Scare, jailed dissidents, Prohibition, smoke-filled rooms, bomb-throwing terrorists, and the Klan, gingerly crossing modernity's threshold.

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