1920s Research Project
By: Zimmeri Harrison
Red Scare: The Sacco and Vanzetti case
when world war one ended the people who didn't who avoided striking wanted a raise to keep pace to spiraling inflation.
Automobile 1: The Life and Times of Henry Ford
Henry Ford had made a huge impact on society during the 1920's because he himself had made an easier way to make products. The conveyor belt was already invented but Henry Ford had made it so that you can mass produce one product. Doing this with his car company he had mass produced the Ford car.
Automobile 2: The New World of Automobility
The automobile had a huge impact on society because they could now live away from where they had worked out of the cities in places called the suburbs. also allowed you to be able to travel with the family or with your date.
The Mass Media 1:Radio
the radio was a huge hit in the 1920's simply because it was like a TV back then. people would get home sit down and listen to the radio. the most things that people would listen to would be baseball because during that time it was the time that Babe Ruth had played.
The Mass Media 2:The Birth of Movies and Movie Stars
The birth of movies and movie stars was huge because no one had seen something like this before. At first when movies where created they where silent movies that had absolutely no noise at all through the movie. The biggest silent movie star was Charlie Chaplin who was a huge star during the silent era.
Changing Roles of Women
After WW2 women had been given the right to vote. With this being put into place women had started to changed for themselves by having shorter hair, having makeup on, and having shorter dresses on that exposed more skin than it usually did back then.
Evolution and Scopes Trial
The Scopes Trial was a trial that tested science against religion. The debate was about teaching evolution to kids but teaching evolution questioned peoples religion and people didn't take kindly to that. In the end Scopes lost the trial and was charged with 100 thousand and was not able to teach evolution to kids.
The NAACP stands for National Association of the Advancement of Colored People. The NAACP is an African-American civil rights organization that ensures political, educational, social, and economic equality rights for all African-Americans
Jazz Age 1
Jazz music was down in the heart of Harlem. Harlem was the place that all the African-American would live and hang out. Jazz music is what made African-American's proud because that was there type of way for the American dream.
Jazz Age 2
Louis Armstrong was an amazing Jazz artist in the 1920's. The most important achievements that Louis Armstrong had achieved was that he developed a way of playing jazz as an instrumentalist and vocalist which had an impact on many musicians.
Painters of the Harlem Renaissance
Jacob Lawrence was a painter during the Harlem Renaissance was a painter that was greatly known for his cubism paintings of African-American lifestyle.
Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
During the 1920's many painters, poets, and musicians became famous. One of the poets that became greatly known was Langston Hughes. Langston Hughes was a poet that would write poetry on Jazz music let alone that he enjoyed it himself. One of Langston Hughes famous poems was Still Here, and Justice.
Heroes of American Aviation
One major person during the 1920's that was counted as a hero is Charles Lindbergh. Charles Lindbergh was the first man to travel the Atlantic Ocean non-stop which made him a hero in America. With him doing this he named a hero and met the president in person because this made a huge stepping stone for the American people.
In the 1920's Baseball was greatly known throughout America. During this time the radio was invented and people would go home and turn on the radio and start listening to the baseball game and the number one person that would always show up would be Babe Ruth.Ruth was a famous baseball player that was known for his famous home runs that he would always hit. Ruth was a huge inspiration to people around the world.
Al Capone was a huge criminal or gang leader during the 1920's. He was a huge influence to gang related problems and was the number one gang leader. His gang boss reign lasted for seven years until he was 33.
Racism and Nativism in the 20's
The Ku Klux Kan had made a huge impact to America because they were manly known to be in the south but in the 20's they had tripled in number and were all over America. The Ku Klux Klan was a huge threat to African Americans but,they targeted all immigrants.
The Immigration league was found in 1894 three Harvard alumni who believed that immigrants from southern and eastern Europe were racially inferior to Anglo-Saxons, threatening what they saw as the American way