By Riley Regnier
The Roaring Twenties
The roaring twenties 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 people's lives. However, some such as sharecroppers, farmers, and underpaid factory workers were not able to to enjoy the rising standard of living.
This is an image of a factory producing radios.
This is an image of a the new technology, the radio.
This image is a sharecropper working on a farm.
Prohibition is the complete ban on the sale of alcohol.
These are three effects of prohibition
People tried to make their own alcohol. They did not make it right , creating a poison.
Bootleggers brought alcohol into the United States of America, from other countries.
These are the lyrics to the song What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong.
Louis was a very famous jazz musicians in the 1920's.
Jelly Roll Morton
Morton was a jazz musician in the 1920' s.
The 19th Amendment
The 19th Amendment was passed in 1920 giving all women the right to vote. It was a result of the contributions women made during the Great War.
The Harlem Renissance was cultural movement in the United States that spanned in the 1920's and 1930's. Many black artist moved to Harlem, New York, to use writing, and painting to share ideas or feelings about life, and baking African American, and about ending discrimination.
Many musicians moved to Harlem to share their Ideas and stand up for what they believed in.
Louis Armstrong moved to Harlem and became famous.
These are the lyrics to Louis Armstrong's song what a wonderful world.
Who invented the first radio?
Guglielmo Marconi invented the first radio. The radio helped Americans communicate and entertain.
Mass media are public forms of communication that reach large audiences. Once almost everyone had a radio business slowed. Companies began Tories money buy selling air time to other companies to advertise their products.
The radio helped improve American culture by letting Americans communicat and entertain.