He emphasized a no-guilt peace settlement, and he urged the development of a League of Nations to resolve disagreements without violence. Harding — to the presidency in
Louis ; A crowd gathering on Wall Street after the stock market crashwhich led to the Great Depression ; Benito Mussolini and Fascist Blackshirts during the March on Rome in ; the People's Liberation Army attacking government defensive positions in Shandongduring the Chinese Civil War ; The Women's suffrage campaign leads to numerous countries granting women the right to vote and be elected; Babe Ruth becomes the most iconic baseball player of the time.
The s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1,and ended on December 31, In North Americait is frequently referred to as the " Roaring Twenties " or the " Jazz Age ", while in Europe the period is sometimes referred to as the " Golden Age Twenties "  because of the economic boom following World War I.
The economic prosperity experienced by many countries during the s especially the United States was similar in nature to that experienced in the s and s.
Each period of prosperity was the result of a paradigm shift in global affairs. The s saw foreign oil companies begin operations throughout South America.
Venezuela became the world's second largest oil producing nation. Fear of the spread of Communism led to the emergence of far right political movements and fascism in Europe. The devastating Wall Street Crash in October is generally viewed as a harbinger of the end of s prosperity in North America and Europe.Paley was regarded as a programming genius who rewrote the nation's definition of entertainment and news.
In he bought $50 worth of advertising on Philadelphia station WCAU for his father's company, La Palina Cigars. A Kansas editorial writer and newspaper owner who walked among the giants of politics, White The s also . The New Woman and the Politics of the s Lynn Dumenil T he politics of the s are often portrayed in fairly drab terms.
Sandwiched between the more compelling eras of Progressivism and the New Deal, the decade seems comparatively uneventful as Americans turned their backs on reform while conservative big.
News and Politics In the 's The five years () chosen are exciting. There were presidents elected, one dying in office, baseball was still the national pastime, a major political scandal, and there were new inventions everywhere!
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In , a divided Republican convention selected Harding, a U.S. Senator from Ohio, as its presidential nominee. Harding's presidency is best known for a series of scandals that marred his time in office.