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  • 1. The 1920s were a prosperous timeknown as the Roaring Twenties.There were many different andinteresting things that occurred duringthe 1920s in America.
  • 2. The 1920s were a prosperous timeknown as the Roaring Twenties.There were many different andinteresting things that occurred duringthe 1920s in America.
  • 3. WOMENWomen received the right tovote by the 19th Amendment,but they still had little interestin politics.During the 1920s women askedguys out.They wore the new flapper styleof clothing and were moreassertive.They took the same jobs asmen, but still fought forequality in the workplace.
  • 4. WOMENWomen received the right tovote by the 19th Amendment,but they still had little interestin politics.During the 1920s women askedguys out.They wore the new flapper styleof clothing and were moreassertive.They took the same jobs asmen, but still fought forequality in the workplace.
  • 5. Fashion
  • 6. Fashion
  • 7. Whats a Flapper? Fashion
  • 8. Whats a Flapper?Flappers were considered Fashionreckless rebels.
  • 9. Whats a Flapper?Flappers were considered Fashionreckless rebels.Flappers had short sleek hair.
  • 10. Whats a Flapper?Flappers were considered Fashionreckless rebels.Flappers had short sleek hair.Flappers wore a shorter thanaverage shapeless shift dress.
  • 11. Whats a Flapper?Flappers were considered Fashionreckless rebels.Flappers had short sleek hair.Flappers wore a shorter thanaverage shapeless shift dress.Flappers exposed their legs inpublic.
  • 12. Whats a Flapper?Flappers were considered Fashionreckless rebels.Flappers had short sleek hair.Flappers wore a shorter thanaverage shapeless shift dress.Flappers exposed their legs inpublic.Flappers put their cigarettesin long holders to smokethem.
  • 13. Whats a Flapper?Flappers were considered Fashionreckless rebels.Flappers had short sleek hair.Flappers wore a shorter thanaverage shapeless shift dress.Flappers exposed their legs inpublic.Flappers put their cigarettesin long holders to smokethem.Flappers enjoyed doing thenew dances, such as theCharleston, in the jazz clubs.
  • 14. Men took their fashion ideas from the sports or gangsterheroes of the day.Men wanted to appear “dapper.” Baggy pants, polishedshoes, and a handkerchief in the pocket let others knowthat this man was someone to pay attention to.The baggy zoot suit was worn for fancy occasions.
  • 15. Men took their fashion ideas from the sports or gangsterheroes of the day.Men wanted to appear “dapper.” Baggy pants, polishedshoes, and a handkerchief in the pocket let others knowthat this man was someone to pay attention to.The baggy zoot suit was worn for fancy occasions.
  • 16. Men took their fashion ideas from the sports or gangsterheroes of the day.Men wanted to appear “dapper.” Baggy pants, polishedshoes, and a handkerchief in the pocket let others knowthat this man was someone to pay attention to.The baggy zoot suit was worn for fancy occasions.
  • 17. Men took their fashion ideas from the sports or gangsterheroes of the day.Men wanted to appear “dapper.” Baggy pants, polishedshoes, and a handkerchief in the pocket let others knowthat this man was someone to pay attention to.The baggy zoot suit was worn for fancy occasions. WE’RE WANNABEES
  • 18. Men took their fashion ideas from the sports or gangsterheroes of the day.Men wanted to appear “dapper.” Baggy pants, polishedshoes, and a handkerchief in the pocket let others knowthat this man was someone to pay attention to.The baggy zoot suit was worn for fancy occasions. WE’RE DA REAL GANGSTA SHIT WE’RE WANNABEES
  • 19. New InventionsHenry Ford began ...... ...... of the "Model T" automobile, the first car priced so the average man could afford one.
  • 20. New InventionsHenry Ford began ...... ...... of the "Model T" automobile, the first car priced so the average man could afford one.
  • 21. Other well-knowninventions of thedecade areband-aid,kleenex andzippers and...
  • 22. Wrigleys chewing gum!
  • 23. Wrigleys chewing gum!
  • 24. EntertainmentThe main form of entertainment waslistening to the radio.Entire families would gather around theradio and listen to the popular shows.Popular songs were “You’re the Creamin My Coffee,” “Lady-Luck Blues” byBessie Smith,“California, Here I Come!” by Al Jolson,“Rhapsody in Blue” by GeorgeGershwin,“It Had to Be You.” and “Yes, Sir! That’sMy Baby!” by Carlton Coon and JoeSanders.
  • 25. Silent movies became "talkies" whensound was finally added.Charlie Chaplin was one of the mostfamous stars in motion-picturehistory.He wrote and directed nearly all of hisfilms, and composed the music for allof his sound pictures.lets have a look..
  • 26. The best movies of the decade were "Treasure Island" and "Ben Hur." Favorite actors were Rudolph Valentino as theSheik, Clara Bow as the "it"girl, Mary Pickford, and AlJolson, the star of the "Jazz Singer."
  • 27. the Charlestonhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJC21zzkwoEhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3svvCj4yhYcwith todays music:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=339ixMtHrVk
  • 28. TheThe series of steps are thought to have Charlestonoriginated with the African-Americans whowere living on a small island nearCharleston, South Carolina.In 1922/3, it was introduced to the theatergoing public at the New Amsterdam Theaterin New YorkIn the 1920s, women who did theCharleston were called "Flappers" becauseof the way they would flap their arms andwalk like birds while doing the Charleston.Many men of the period wore raccoon coatsand straw hats.
  • 29. Popular childrens games weremarbles, jump rope, roller skating, and Statues.
  • 30. Mickey Mouse and Felix the Cat were popular cartoon characters.
  • 31. The Big Cheese
  • 32. the most important personThe Big Cheese
  • 33. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss
  • 34. the most important personThe Big Cheese the bossThe Cat’s Meow
  • 35. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss something splendid or wonderfulThe Cat’s Meow
  • 36. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss something splendid or wonderfulThe Cat’s Meow the best
  • 37. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss something splendid or wonderfulThe Cat’s Meow the bestCheaters
  • 38. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss something splendid or wonderfulThe Cat’s Meow the bestCheaters eyeglasses
  • 39. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss something splendid or wonderfulThe Cat’s Meow the bestCheaters eyeglasses Jake
  • 40. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss something splendid or wonderfulThe Cat’s Meow the bestCheaters eyeglasses OK Jake
  • 41. the most important personThe Big Cheese the boss something splendid or wonderfulThe Cat’s Meow the bestCheaters eyeglasses OK Jake Everything is Jake.
  • 42. Dogs
  • 43. Dogs feet
  • 44. Dogs feetGiggle water
  • 45. Dogs feetGiggle water alcohol
  • 46. Dogs feet Giggle water alcoholHeebie jeebies
  • 47. Dogs feet Giggle water alcoholHeebie jeebies A scary nervous feeling
  • 48. Dogs feet Giggle water alcoholHeebie jeebies A scary nervous feeling jalopy
  • 49. Dogs feet Giggle water alcoholHeebie jeebies A scary nervous feeling jalopy An old car
  • 50. Dogs feet Giggle water alcoholHeebie jeebies A scary nervous feeling jalopy An old car moll
  • 51. Dogs feet Giggle water alcoholHeebie jeebies A scary nervous feeling jalopy An old car moll A gangster’s girlfriend
  • 52. pushover
  • 53. pushover Someone easily convinced
  • 54. pushover Someone easily convincedscram
  • 55. pushover Someone easily convincedscram leave
  • 56. pushover Someone easily convincedscram leave swell
  • 57. pushover Someone easily convincedscram leave swell wonderful
  • 58. pushover Someone easily convincedscram leave swell wonderfulupchuck
  • 59. pushover Someone easily convincedscram leave swell wonderful vomitupchuck
  • 60. pushover Someone easily convinced scram leave swell wonderful vomit upchuckwhoopie
  • 61. pushover Someone easily convinced scram leave swell wonderful vomit upchuckwhoopie Have a good time
  • 62. ProhibitionIn 1919, the 18thAmendment passed theAct of Prohibition, whichmade the making of, thetransportation of, and theselling of alcohol illegal.The intent of theAmendment was to lowerthe crime rate and toimprove the general wayof life, but the oppositehappened.
  • 63. ProhibitionIn 1919, the 18thAmendment passed theAct of Prohibition, whichmade the making of, thetransportation of, and theselling of alcohol illegal.The intent of theAmendment was to lowerthe crime rate and toimprove the general wayof life, but the oppositehappened.
  • 64. Crime increased as people rebelled against not being able to buy alcohol. People began making homemade alcoholusing equipment called stills. This homemade alcohol was sometimes called bathtub gin.
  • 65. Policemen could be paid to look away when somebody boughtthe bathtub booze from a bootlegger
  • 66. illegal bars called speakeasies were created to providedrinks for the people who wanted alcoholic beverages.
  • 67. Of course, flappersfound a way to carrythe bootleg to theCharleston party!
  • 68. Of course, flappersfound a way to carrythe bootleg to theCharleston party!
  • 69. Gangsters profited duringthis decade by smugglingalcohol and distributing itto different illegalbusinesses. Al Caponefrom Chicago was one ofthese gangsters. He made$105 million a yearsmuggling alcohol.
  • 70. Get the bookread par 2.3make 14-17