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Research Project by David Carter

The Red Scare

Communism is a political theory that all property is owned by the people and everyone is payed based on their capabilities. The people feared this theory because they were being limited and had no freedom to own land, follow their own religion, nor act/ speak freely. The people were afraid due to the suppression of their rights and they felt like they were being taken over.

The Life and Times of Henry Ford

Henry Ford was one of America's greatest businessmen and he was responsible for beginning the mass production in the U.S economy. He also set the bar for business practices such as high wages for workers and the assembly line. Finally, Ford impacted the U.S economy in a positive way due to his business practices and his improvements to the middle class life.
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The New World of Automobility

The automobile was an invention that had great influence in the lives of many american citizens and it changed the way that the people lived. The Model T, for example, was the first automobile that was invented by Henry Ford and it offered more travel distances for the customers. Overall, the automobile changed society due to its durability, ease of maintenance, and cheap price.
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The Birth of Movies and Movie Stars

With the improvements of movie making, the movie industry needed more people to become actors and so the rising of movie stars came about. These new actors usually started at a young age in order to improve their acting in films. These films would later be watched by millions of people who then were motivated to become actors themselves. That created an ongoing chain which sparked the impact of this new phenomenon.
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The Radio

The radio brought upon many improvements to the life of many people all over the nation and these changes unified the nation as a whole. There were national radio stations where people from all over the U.S could listen tot eh same program at the same time which meant that they were receiving the same information at the same time. This event was what helped unify the nation and established a starting point for the mixing of cultures in a more advanced society.
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Changing Roles of Women

The flappers became a popular model to follow because of the challenging of the traditional standards for the woman. The flappers wasnted to express themselkves in a different way rather than keep hiding behind her standards. The flappers have set an example to follow for women all over and they sparked change in the wasy they were viewed both positive and negative.
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Evolution and the Scopes Trial

The Scopes Trials were based upon the challengin views of the church and how a teacher wanted to express their opinion on how the earth came about. The fundamentalism that ws present influenced heavily on the opinion from both sides becasue it either supported or attacked at the theory. The theory of evolution challeges the fact that the scriptures say that it didnt happen.
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Fighting Racism

Marcus Garvey was a key figure in the bl;ack nationalism and having a sense of pride for being black. The black community was backed by the NAACP which helped them mantain their civil rights intact. The whole situation brought about awareness to the big issue of segregation which sorrounded them.
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Jazz Age I

Jazz started in the black american community because they wanted to create a more laid back feeling type of music rather than the typical music they heard from the white americans. Jazz was a way that the black community was able to express their culture and say what they wanted through the lyrics. Blues became a very popular style which influenced many later music types.
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Jazz Age II

Jazz started in the black american community because they wanted to create a more laid back feeling type of music rather than the typical music they heard from the white americans. Jazz was a way that the black community was able to express their culture and say what they wanted through the lyrics. Blues became a very popular style which influenced many later music types.
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Painters of the Harlem Renaissance

The painters of the Harlem renaissance were focused more on expressing the societal obstacles that were limiting the interaction between races. Some art like art deco was a very pupular type of art which used geometric shapes to form a painting. This allowed the painters to use even the weirdest objects and form masterpieces.
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Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

The poets of the Harlem Renaissance were of great influence in the black american communities because they were addressing societal issues that needed to be talked about. The poets such as Langston Hughes used metaphors and more subtle ways of expressing their emotions towards the segregation and racism that sorrounded them.
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Heroes of American Aviation

One of the heroes of aviation was Amelia Earhart becasue she proved that bravery was the key to success. She led to the discovery of the bermuda triangle and helped establish a flying reputation for the women. She contributed to the exploration and discovery of aviation as a whole.
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American Sports

A leader in the sports arena of the 1900's was Babe Ruth and baseball. His records in the MLB had skyrocketed him into fame and made him a symbol of power and success for the sports world. He had a great heart which made it easier to motivate the younger audience and catch the attention of other people.
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Organized Crime

The crime in the U.S was at a record high due to the organization of the gangs and anything related to crime. Many people organized but the most notable was Al Capone which led a highly dangerous group. This group was so powerful that some government officials were fearing that group and had respect for them.
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Racism and Nativism in the 20s

During the 1920's there were many obstacles that had to be faced within the black american community adn one of them was the Ku Klux Klan. The KKK was a group who was terrorizing the black community and killing anyone who tried to stop them or crossed their path. They were a symbol of terror for the black community and the fear just grew as time passed by.
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Immigration Restriction

The new immigration laws were being unfair to the immigrants due to the charge they were implementing on the travel to that country. The quotas made it very difficult for the immigrants to even get enought money to enter the country. That was what discouraged a lot of the immigrants but not all.
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