1920's Research Project

Daniel Panhwar

1. Red Scare: The Sacco and Vanzetti Case

Americans are afraid of communism for many different reasons one being that after WW2 Americans were afraid that communism would spread. The fear was fed by politicians and many news reports as well. Most communist nations were not allowed to own land and follow their religious beliefs or speak freely. So many Americans were afraid that there freedoms would be taken away.

Automobile I: The Life and Times of Henry Ford

Henry ford born july 30th 1863 and passed away on april 7th 1947 was one of the best innovators. During his time cars existed but only the rich can afford it. Henry fords goal was to create a car which can be affordable in everyones hand so he founded a company called "Ford motor Company". Which later he founded the "Model T" which was the first affordable car in the US and it became a boom. Henry ford was known was the richest man to live in the US
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The automobile changed America in many ways

Automobile II: The new world of Automobility

The first affordable automobile "Model T" became a boom during the 1920's it changed the way people live before the model t you had two choices walk or get a horse to travel which took many hours and you could only travel from a low distance away because of the Model T it allowed familes to travel and get away from town and etc. It also changed the way roads were built the government spent millions of dollars on new roads and it industrialized and changed society forever in the US
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The Mass Media I: Radio

Radio was a big impact on society and the culture during the 1920s it changed entertainment in many diffrent aspects. Radio was a sense of entertainment for people society could use the radio to listen to News, Sports, Comedy and even presidential elections were broadcasted during the 1920s with the radio it was a massive jump in enterianment during the 20th century and it changed amercia and the whole world forever.
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. The Mass Media II: The birth of movies and movie stars.

The film industry changed society in a hole in the 1920s the foundation of film from earlier years became better. By the Mid 20's movies were big business over $2 billion dollars by the end of the decade there were 20 hollywood studios with the demand for films was greater than ever because people loved it. Some great actors of 1920's are Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks and Harold Lloyd and more.
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Changing roles of Women

Flappers were a new style of Western woman during the 1920's womens behavior changed throughout the 1920s. Flappers were women who were mostly described as women who had short hair, short skirts, drinked and listened to jazz music while dancing around. Many people during that time found flappers as "Lazy" women. During this time women had more independent and were able to go out with there husbands permission. Women changes also occured right after the womens struggle for equaility
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Evolution and the Scopes Trial

The scopes trial was one of the most publiclized news ever in the United States of America during this time. Teacher named John scopes was accused of teaching the science of evolution during a classroom session which at that time was illegal and you would be fined $100. The clash between religious and science became a very big debate during this time religious people found teaching evolution incorrect because of there religion teaching them that evolution doesnt exist and many scientist were involved in this debate as well it became a very big riot and debate
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Fighting Racism

Racism in the 1920's was a big problem during this time. White people found immigrants very suspisous during this time they couldnt understand why they were hear at this country. Racism was very bad at this even immigrants had hard time finding jobs at this time as well
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Jazz Age I

The jazz age was a period during the 1920s was popular amongst many people during this time even the youth and the teens. Jazz was founded in New Orleans it was orginnaly credited by African Americans then later spread throughout the country and middle class white people. There was numerous amounts of very famous jazz players during this time including Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie and more. Women played a big role in Jazz including so called "Flappers"
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Jazz Age II

The jazz age was a period during the 1920s was popular amongst many people during this time even the youth and the teens. Jazz was founded in New Orleans it was orginnaly credited by African Americans then later spread throughout the country and middle class white people. There was numerous amounts of very famous jazz players during this time including Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie and more. Women played a big role in Jazz including so called "Flappers"
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Painters of the Harlem Renaissance

Between 1920-1930 and outburst of creativity among African American occurred in every aspect of art. Aaron Douglas was the Harlem Renaissance artist whose work best exemplified the 'New Negro' philosophy. He painted murals for public buildings and produced illustrations and cover designs for many black publications including The Crisis and Opportunity. Harlem attracted a prosperous and stylish middle class which sprouted an artistic center.
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Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance started in the decades immediately following World War I, when huge numbers of African Americans migrated to the industrial North from the economically depressed and agrarian South. In 1921, Toomer took a teaching job in Georgia and remained there four months; the trip represented his journey back to his Southern roots. His experience inspired his book Cane, a book of prose poetry describing the Georgian people and landscape.
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Heroes of American Aviation

Lindbergh born on February 4, 1902, in Detroit Michigan Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo transatlantic flight in his plane. He was famous for making the first solo transatlantic airplane flight in 1927. Lindbergh studied mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin before leaving school to pursue his interest in flight. Army in 1924 and trained as an Army Air Service Reserve pilot. He later worked as an airmail pilot, flying back and forth between St. Louis and Chicago.
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American Sports

The 1920s has been called the Golden Age of American Sports. It also has been called the Age of the Spectator. The United States had a strong economy for most of that decade. Many workers had more leisure time. New and bigger stadiums and gymnasiums were built. The introduction of radio made it easier for fans to keep up with their favorite teams. large numbers of Americans began to pay money to watch other people compete in athletic contests as we do still today.
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Orginazed crime

In 1920 during the height of prohibition, Capones multi million dollar chicago operatin in bootleggting and gaming domination was the orginazed crime scene. Capone was responsible for many brutal acts such as violence manily against massacre in 1929, in which he orderd assisnation of seven rivals. They were the biggest and strongest orgianzed crime during this time it was very dangerous assisnation occured in 1929, which ordered the assisnation of seven rivals and more.
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Racism in Natvisim in the 1920s

The ku klux klan message struck a cord in 1929 by the middle of the decade this secret orginzation KKK ranged from 3 million to as high as eight million klansmen and the membership was not limited to the poor and educated on society fringes. In 1920s the klan moved in many states to dominate local state politics. 1924 the klan succeeded in engineering the elections of offcials from coast to coast.
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Immigration restrictions

The Immigration Act of 1924 it limited the annual amount of immigrants that can be admitted from any country it limited the amount of immigrantions that can come to the US. during this time people found immigrants very suspision they didnt undertstand why there were hear at the US immigrants had hard time finding jobs at this time because nobody wanted to hire any immigrants at all
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