The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties was an economic boom period that had a positive effect on the daily lives of many (but not all Americans). New technologies such as the automobiles, airplanes, radios, and new appliances improved people's lives. However, some such as sharecroppers, farmers, and underpaid factory workers were not able to rising standard of living.

Prohibition

Prohibition banned Wood Alcohol.
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3 Effects of Prohibition

Jazz

Jazz

Jazz was music created by African Americans in the 19th and early 20th century, and was popular in The Roaring Twenties.

Bootleggers

Bootleggers

Bootleggers were criminals who smuggled illegal alcohol, especially during the American prohibition and other times or places where alcohol was and is illegal.

The 19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment was passed in 1920 giving all women the right to vote. It was a result of the contributes women made during the Great War.

Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the culture, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem between the end of World War I in the middle of the 1930's. During this period Harlem was a culture center drawing black people, artistes, musicians, photographers, poets, and scholars.
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Gugliemo Marconi

Gugliemo Marconi created the first radio in 1895.
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Mass Media

Mass Media helped buissnesses because it provided new technology and it was easier to do their research.
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Radio

The Radio helped created common American Culture because the radio has everything... Ads, sports games, music, news, talk shows,etc. So lots of people would listen to that and everyone would know about each other's way of life.