American history question

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Read [] , chapter 22 consider

1.What strategies did industry employ to encourage consumer spending?

2.What role did mass media (Movies, Radio) have in shaping American culture and Identity in the 1920s

3. The 1920s are often called the decade of the “New Woman”. What was so “new” about her? Do you think she was a significant departure from women in the progressive era? Explain

1. What was so “new” about the “New Negro”?

2. How did Fundamentalism differ from the liberal Christianity of the social gospel? (you might need to look at your answer from question set 5)

3. Generally speaking, who belonged to the New Klan? What motivated people to join?

Please write each question a paragraph with specific details.

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Q1. Strategies to encourage consumer spending
Several strategies to encourage consumer spending were used by both government and
businesses. Firstly, the Congress made tax reductions for the wealthy, and also on ready-to-wear
clothes, convenience foods, and even home appliances. Secondly, goods houses were turned into
department stores. These stores offered more variety and employed service innovations like
having restaurants, writing room, and babysitting. They also spectacled through elaborately
decorated windows, had fashion shows, and good interior displays of their merchandise. Thirdly,
tearooms for refreshment for shoppers, particularly women were created. Other strategies include
the rise of mail-order, national branding, use of credit like in the automobile industry was
promoted, and advertisements and mass circulation of magazines.
Q2. Role of mass media in shaping American culture and Identity in the 1920s
The mass media influenced the American culture and identity through the promoting of
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