The roaring 20s 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 automobile,airplanes,radios, and new appliences improved peoples' lives. However,some such as sharecroppers,farmers,and underpaid factory workers were not able to enjoy this rising standard of living
Prohibition was a ban of alcohol
Some people thought that people drank too much and started to abuse others.
Other people spent their money on alcohol than family.
The blue laws limited alcohol but people didn't follow them.
Jazz is music that was created by African Americans. They used brass and woodwind instruments and the piano.
Louis Armstrong was a singer and played his trumpet. Two of his songs were "Hello Dolly" and "What a Wonderful World."
Bessie smith was a singer. One of her songs were "Do your Duty."
The 19th Amedment
The 19th Amedment was passed in 1920 giving all the women the right to vote. It was a result of the contributions women made during The Great War
Harlem Renaissance was when black artists moved to Harlem,New York. They used writing,music,and painting to share their ideas and feelings about life. They wanted to end discrimination, or unfair treatment or African Americans.
The first Radio
The first radio was created by Guglielmo Marconi
Mass media helped create a common American Culture by making ads,news,sports ,and soap operas.
They with business because they had to entertain the world