New Hampshire Chronicles

By: Michael Batson

Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini, a Hungarian-American illusionist has been performing escape stunts since 1893. He's best known for escaping out of handcuffs and straitjackets.

Flappers

New trending things nower days are women dressed with short skirts and shorter hair ready to party. These women are better known by their slang term "Flappers". These females enjoy smoking and drinking. Their name "Flappers" in Northern England means, young prostitute. That is what many people think they are.

Winnie The Pooh

The golden brown bear that we all know, Winnie the Pooh. "Pooh" was created by A. A. Milne when he came up with the idea after seeing his son with hi teddy bear also by the name "Pooh". Winnie the Pooh the book is one of the top selling kids stories.

Scopes Trial

John Thomas Scopes, a teacher from Dayton, Tennessee was accused of teaching children about evolution. The trial was deliberately staged to attract publicity to that small town. This event was so big it caught the entire nations eye. Multiple lawyers wanted to be by Scopes's side just to be known.

Henry Ford

Have you been saving up your cash to buy yourself a auto mobile? Well wait no longer. Because of this man, Henry Ford the middle class man can buy himself a car without any hassle. He came up with a cheaper method in making cars cheaper for the everyday man.

Olympics of the 20s

Summer Olympics in 1920 was in Antwerp, Belgium. It was meant to honour the lives that were lost from World War I.

flash gordon

A comic strip by Alex Raymond where Flash Gordon is the protagonist. Many children love these comics making Flash Gordon a big seller in the US.

Prohibition

New law makes it so that the transportation, manufacture, and sale of alcohol is illegal. Many people are already against it and are rebelling, consuming alcohol in private.

will rogers

American movie picture actor Will Rogers is known all around the US nation. He's made 71 movies, 50 of them being silent and the other 21 being "talkies" better known as sound motion picture. Will Rogers is adored by the people of America, he is the number one Hollywood movie-star.

Hindenburg disaster

May 6th, 1937, a German passenger ship by the name Hindenburg caught on fire trying to land. Out of the 97 people on-board, 35 people died.

Amelia earheart

Amelia Earheart, an American aviator. She was the first female to fly solo around the Atlantic. Earheart broke many other records and sold a ton of books written by herself. She went missing trying to fly around the globe in 1937.

wizard of oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a story about a girl named Dorothy who gets swept away from Kansas and ends up in a new village called Land of Oz. This story is one of the most widely know story there is.