THE GOOD WARRIORS
Our third generation which began to appear in 1909 was also the year Teddy Roosevelt left office. This generation continued until 1928, just before the crash of the stock market and the beginning of the Great Depression. This generation was called the Good Warriors. This generation earned their name because they essentially did the fighting for the United States in the First World War. Most Americans agree our soldiers fought and won a hard victory in a battle of good against evil in an unjust war, therefor becoming known as the Good Warriors; not only in the eyes of the whole country, but in their eyes as well.
William H. Taft (September 15, 1857- March 8, 1930) became the 27th president in 1909. After his presidency Taft became Chief Justice of the United States from 1921-1930, he also served as Solicitor General of the United States, he also served as a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856-Febuary 3, 1924) became the 28th president from 1913-1921. Wilson served two terms. In his first term, President Wilson persuaded a democratic congress to pass a legislative agenda that few presidents have equaled. The agenda included the federal Reserved Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, The Clayton Antitrust Act, The Federal Farm Loan Act, Income Tax Act, and a Child Labor Act. Warren Gamgliel Harding (November 2, 1865- January 5, 1933) was the 29th President of the United States, serving from 1921-1923. Harding was known as being the most corrupt president thus far. President Harding collapsed and died in August 1923 of an apparent heart attack, he was succeeded by then Vice President Calvin Coolidge (July 4, 1872-January 5, 1933), Coolidge served as the 30th President of the United States until 1929.
The Birth of the NAACP
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded on February 12,1909 by a diverse group, composed of W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida...