Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)

история США

Entertainment as a Part of Leisure Activities in Lifestyles of Americans During Great Depression

This article studies the role of entertainment in leisure of Americans in 1930s. It attempts to analyze the reasons for changes in the lifestyles of Americans during Great Depression and to investigate the factor which can explain the extraordinary popularity of film industry among different layers of American society.

Джордж Буш-младший: становление политика

Статья посвящена рассмотрению биографии Джорджа Уокера Буша до его прихода в большую политику. Анализируются факторы, повлиявшие на выбор Бушем-младшим политической карьеры. Особое внимание уделяется роли семьи и деятельности Буша-младшего в сфере бизнес-администрирования. Отмечаются особенности индивидуального имиджа и стиля управления будущего президента, сформированных в этот период.

The National Afro-American League: At the Dawn of the Black Protest Movement in the USA (1887–1894)

The article is devoted to the analysis of the creation and activities of the National Afro-American League – the first black protest organization established under the leadership of the black journalist Timothy Thomas Fortune. The main goal of this organization was the struggle against the legislative oppression of the African Americans, as well as the achievement of equal human rights and freedoms regardless of the color of skin.

African-American Civil Rights Protection Activity of Booker T. Washington (The Late XIX – Early XX Centuries)

The article is devoted to the analysis of the activities of the AfricanAmerican leader of the XIX–XX centuries – Booker T. Washington (1856–1915) aimed to protect the civil and political rights of the Black American population. A well-known public person, B. T. Washington promoted his accommodation policy based on the interracial compromise. Its goal was the temporary renunciation by the African-Americans of the political and social equality in the Southern states in order to achieve the material progress.