Roaring 20's project
Due Friday , February 19
The Roaring Twenties
The Roaring Twenties was an economic boom period that had a positive effect on the daily lives of many people (but not all Americans). New technologies such as the automobile, airplanes, radios, and new factory workers were not able to enjoy this raising standard of living.
Prohibition - was a time when Americans could not buy, sell, or drink alcohol.
One effect was that bootleggers sold alcohol illegally.
The second effect is people died drinking wood alcohol.
The third effect was that there was a lot of crime in the speakeasies, place where illegal alcohol was sold.
Jazz Is a type of black American origin characterized by improvisation , syncopation , and usually a regular or forceful rhythm , emerging at the beginning of the 20th century. Brass and woodwind instruments and piano are particularly associated with Jazz , although guitar and occasionally violin are also used ; styles include Dixieland , swing , bebop , and free Jazz.
The 19th Amendment
The 19th Amendment 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.
The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement in the United States that spanned the 1920s and 1930s. Many black artist moved to Harlem , New York , to use writing, music , and painting to share their ideas and feelings about life , about being African American , and about ending discrimination.
They wanted to share:
Gugliemo Marconi invented the radio.
Common American culture
The radio helped people get there mind off the Great Depression by listening to Jazz and The Beatles and listen to sports or listen to what is going on around the world.