30th President Calvin Coolidge was often called “Silent Cal.” What do you think that means? Do Now
Objective: Chapter 19 Section 3 • SWBAT identify, synthesize, and analyze: • 1. What political events and ideas marked the Warren G. Harding presidency? • 2. What political events and ideas marked the Calvin Coolidge presidency? • 3. What were the lingering effects of World War I on politics in the 1920s? • PPT, DBQ
Warren G. harding • 29th President of the United States • “Intellectual Giant” • 1920 Election: “Return to Normalcy” • What do you think Harding meant by a return to normalcy? • What did it mean to Americans?
John Calvin Coolidge • 30th President • “Silent Cal” • Came from Modest background, took up law and politics • What do you think the nickname “Silent Cal” meant? • What role do you believe that played in his actions as a politician?
Learning Stations • You know the rules: Go to each station and complete the task • 4 Stations: • Political Cartoon: Teapot Dome Scandal • Comparison Chart: Calvin Coolidge and Warren G. Harding • Reading: The Death of Harding • Video: Calvin Coolidge