By: Alejandra Bautista 2 period
During the 1920, there was a group called the "KKK" also known as the Ku Klux Klan, this group is a white supremacist organization which was founded in 1866, throughout it's notorious history the factions of it's secret fraternal organization have been mostly used on the act of terrorism , murder, lynching, arson, rape, and bombing, and all of that was toward Catholics, Jews, Blacks and organized labor.
Teapot Dome Scandal
Warren G. Harding
The Kellogg-Briand Pact
Sacco and Vanzetti
Schenck vs. United States
William Jennings Bryan
The Jazz Age was a post of WW1 movement in the 1920's , from which jazz music and dance emerged. Even though the era ended with the beginning of the The Great Depression in the 1930's, jazz still lives in American pop culture. The birth of jazz music if often accredited to African American but both black and white Americans were responsible for its immense rise in popularity.
Flappers are northern, urban, single, young, middle-class women, many of them held steady jobs in the changing American economy, but at night the flappers engaged in the active city nightlife, which is frequented jazz club and vaudeville shows. But as new women of the twenties they adopted the same carefree attitude toward prohibition just like her male counterpart, ironically more young women consumed alcohol in the decade it was illegal than ever before, however smoking and other activity which are reserved for men became popular among flappers.
In the art world, literature creatively soared throughout the 1920s, the overly formal styles with Victorianism were replaced with more of the direct democratic style. Following WW1 it cause some writers to create and focus on the horror and futility of war , and other common themes of the 1920s literature included sexuality and human capacity to seek pleasure and happiness.
Table of Contents
Politics- Page 4
Court Cases- Page 5
Scopes Monkey trial - Page 6
Innovations, Innovators and Culture- Page 7
Controversial issue- Page 8
Political Cartoon - Page 9