Chapter 34 Web QuestionsPosted: July 3, 2012
Below please find some web questions on Chapter 34 of the textbook, “An Age of Anxiety,” written by your classmate, Sheri Greenbaum. As always, please write a response of at least a paragraph for one of these questions.
1) If the United States initially came out of the Great War economically stable, how did it manage to fall into the worst economic depression history has ever seen a mere decade later?
2) The “Age of Anxiety” was also a time of new forms of thought in the modern world: artists, musicians, psychologists, and scientists developed ideas that left old beliefs behind and moved toward new, revolutionary ideas. How did such powerful human advances such as these lead to many negative consequences around the world?
3) What are the differences between socialism and fascism? Why are war communism and militarism unsuccessful strategies in creating successful forms of their respective government systems?
Painting: Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden by Otto Dix (1926)