Roaring 20's

By Sarah Kneisley

The roaring 20's

The Roaring 20's 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 appliances improved peoples' lives. However, some such as sharecroppers, farmers, and underpaid factory workers were not able to enjoy this rising standard of living.


Prohibition- a complete ban of the sale on aclohol.
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Jazz was a type of music genre that uses swings and beats and instruments such as the saxophone and the trumpet.

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.
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The Harlem Renasissance

The harlem Renaissance was a period when African Americans moved to Harlem, New York. They wanted to share their feelings about how it is to be black. They also wanted to end discrimination. They expressed their feelings through their art.
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The radio

The radio was invented by Guglielmo Marconi.
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Mass media

Mass media helped businesses by their ads on the radio and on air. Once people herd this they would want to buy it.
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The radio jumping into American Culture

The radio became a part of the American Culture by broadcasting things on the air like the selling products,sports and music. They also broadcasted shows like "RADIOGUY.COM"