Automobile: Henry Ford
He created the Model T, and then he also had a prodigious impact on the society.
In fact he developed the Assembly Line Mode, he gave more jobs for hard-workers and finally everyone could afford his car.
Automobile: a new world !
Furthermore they got more chances of having a good job.
Last but not least women and young people got independence that they did not have at all.
Music and voice transmission, social changes.
By the way it also helped to unify the US.
Movies and Movie stars
Yet unified the Nation and learning more cultures.
Definitely the innovation of 1920's from Hollywood to all over the US.
Changing roles of women
Then with the 19th Amendment they got the right to vote, finally!
So a new style of girls began: Flapper.
Those wore make up, short dress and also could smoke cigarette!
Evolution and Scope Trial
In particular, some people wanted to establish a modern way of life, while fundamentalists pretended a return to traditional forth.
Scopes broke laws, but he lost and then modernists won.
In addition Marcus Garvey, from Jamaica, established The UNIA, where he was opposed cooperation in whites.
Indeed he supported even separatism.
Jazz Age 1
Its style was more rhythm and "feel" than others, with blues quality and extension of human voice.
Jazz Age 2
The most important jazz originator and first truly great jazz soloist (improviser) was trumpet player Louis Armstrong. I will advise to listen to "Dippermouth Blues" on The Instrumental History of Jazz or "Working Man's Blues".Yes, full of harmony and blues, all mixed with wonderful rhythm.
Painters of the Harlem Renaissance
His style developed as African, as well as American, but more influenced by the African arts. Painting as semi-abstract, feature flat forms or hard edges and finally repetitive geometric shapes .
Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
Langston Hughes is one of the most well known names of the Harlem renaissance. He was a writer, whose pieces ranged from novels, to plays. He wrote short stories, children’s books, translations, and anthologies as well. However, his most well known pieces were his poems. His writing reflected the idea that black culture should be celebrated, because it is just as valuable as white culture. He advocated many of these beliefs beliefs in his pieces. A good example is “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain”
Heroes of American Aviation
Racism and Nativism in the 20s
People were really scared and concerned about their safety and also lives.
Murdering of innocent people were the reason why everyone tried to stay away from that prodigious group.