THE 1920'S

by Alysha Enriquez

The Red Scare

Sacco and Vanzetti are being tried for highway robbery and murder, but the real charge is radicalism.

in communist nations people were not allowed to own land, follow their religious beliefs or speak and act freely.

Automobile I:The Life and Times of Henry Ford

although Ford did not invent the automobile or assembly line, he developed the first automobile that Americans could afford.

Automobile II: The new world of Automobility

The Automobile was very successful and people were able to live in suburbs and commute to work instead of having to live close to their jobs.

Mass Media : Radio

Because of Mass Media people were so much more connected than they were before, due to having so much more things in common , music, sports etc.

The Mass Media II: The birth of movies and movie stars.

Due to Mass Media, people started creating silent films, one of the most famous silent movie stars was, Charlie Chaplin, he later on got mad that they came out with movies with sound because people only knew how to act without sound

New Women Roles

The Women's struggle for equality was very hard until the 19th Amendment was passed. women became very rebellious and started changing their styles in many ways, their hair their clothes, makeup, started going out more and dancing etc.

Evolution and the Scopes Trial

also known as scopes monkey trial , a teacher violated a Tennessee law that makes it legal for anyone to teach the theory of evolution in school.

Fighting Racism

black nationalism advocates a racial definition of national identity There are different indigenous nationalist philosophies but the principles of all black nationalists ideologies are unity and self-determination that is, separation, or independence, from European society.

Jazz Age I

a post World War I movement in the 1920's, from which jazz music and dance emerged. Although the era ended with the beginning of The Great Depression in the 1930's, jazz has lived on in American pop culture.


Renaissance painters were Aaron Douglas, Lois Mailou Jones, and Jacob Lawrence


A period of musical, literary, and cultural proliferation that began in New York's African-American community during the 1920s and early 1930s. Its writing luminaries include Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Arna Bontemps


Charles Augustus Lindbergh, nicknamed Slim, Lucky Lindy, and The Lone Eagle, was an American aviator, author, inventor, military officer, explorer, and social activist


Baseball was the “national pastime” in the 1920s. More people went to baseball games, more people followed baseball, and more people played baseball for fun than any other sport. The most famous athlete in the United States in the 1920s was baseball star George Herman "Babe Ruth", the right fielder for the New York Yankees.


an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit .His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old.


After the Great War in Europe ended in 1918 millions of devastated Europeans were seeking refuge in other parts of the world. Many of them tried to come to the United States. As with all other major waves of new immigrants came the resurgence of nativism.


the 1924 Immigration Act set quotas that limited annual immigration from particular countries. The legislation identified who could enter as a "non-quota" immigrant; this category included wives and unmarried children.