Alternate Assignment

Mrs. Sandoval, Period 6, Joseph Santillano

Red Scare: The Sacco and Vanzetti Case

there are many reasons why people are afraid of communism. during the cold war americans were told that it was evil to say morals during war while everyone is afraid. most of america is christian, and for some reason they believe communism is evil, immoral, and work of the devil.

Automobile I: The Life and Times of Henry Ford

henry ford had some major impacts on society. he had the first assembly line. he made the production into very simple tasks, he lowered the skill level needed to work in a factory. it allowed a lot of products to be created at lower prices.

Automobile II: The new world of Automobility

the automobile made it easier to travel many miles a day. before the automobile, people had to travel on foot or with a horse etc. people who lived out of town had to get to work on railways or on foot. automobiles also made traveling faster. it was way faster than traveling on foot.

The Mass Media I: Radio

the radio began in the 1920's with the historian broadcast of KDKA. the public were very happy with the radio.

The Mass Media II: The Birth Of Movies and movie stars

in the early 20's, films were silent. the piano or organ would play in the background. the most celebrated stars of the silent ere were charlie chaplin, buster keaton, and greta garbo. all were very popular on the silent screen.

changing roles of women

flappers were very rude, annoying, flirty women. all they liked to do was party and have fun. but they were also very smart.

evolution of the scopes trial

fundamentalism is a term popularly used to describe strict adherence to christian doctrines based on literal interpretation of the bible. some wanted to adapt it to suit a modern way of life, fundamentalists wanted wanted to return to traditional faith.

fighting racism

the NAACP fought, often unsuccessfully, against discrimination. marcus garvey stated that "black is beautiful." garvey led the back to africa movement.

jazz age I

jazz had become popular music in america. in the 1920's the jazz age was underway and was indirectly fueled by the prohibition of alcohol.

jazz age II

jazz had become popular music in america. in the 1920's the jazz age was underway and was indirectly fueled by the prohibition of alcohol.

painters of the harlem renaissance

a famous artist during the harlem renaissance was aaron douglas. he was the harlem renaissance artist whose work best exemplified the new negro philosophy. visual artists played a key role in creating depictions of the new negro.

poets of the harlem renaissance

among authors who became nationally known were langston hughes and claude mckay. the harlem renaissance helped lay the foundation for the post world war 2 phase of the civil rights movement.

heroes of american aviation

amelia mary earhart was an american aviation pioneer and author. earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the atlantic ocean. she received the U.S. distinguished flying cross for this record.

american sports

babe ruth is referred to as the greatest baseball player of all time. america really loved baseball.

organized crime

chicago’s gangsters of the 1920s and 30s were some of the most famous chicagoans of all time. They were the baddest of the bad guys, yet the champions of the people. al capone was the most famous chicago gangster.

racism and nativism in the 20's

the KKK were considered normal in the 1920's. doctors, lawers, and ministers became loyal supporters to the KKK. the klan moved to many states.

immigration restriction

the immigration act of 1924 limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the united states through a national origins quota. the quota provided immigration visas to two percent of the total number of people of each nationality in the united states as of the 1890 national census.