1920s in America<br />US Studies<br />
Part 1: Movement<br />
Economic Boom: Automobiles<br />Cars became cheaper ($390 Model T—$7700 today)<br />1920s: 15 million sold in USA<br />Ins...
Automobile<br />Ford raised pay<br />$5 day<br />Only color: black<br />
Ford Plant<br />
The Great Migration<br />
Mexican Migration<br />
Part 2: Fear<br />
Review<br />Sedition Act<br />Freedom of speech; disloyalty curbed<br />Schenck v. US<br />Clear & present danger<br />Rus...
Result: Fear<br />1919 Strikes<br />Seattle Shipyard Strikes: bombings<br />Boston police strike: anarchy<br />Radicalism ...
Result: Isolationism<br />
Red Scare<br />Palmer Raids<br />Sacco and Vanzetti case<br />
Sacco and Vanzetti Case<br />Boston shoe factory paymaster robbed<br />$15,766 taken; paymaster killed<br />Sacco & Vanzet...
Part 3: The Presidents<br />
Their Characteristics<br />All Republican (Harding, Coolidge, Hoover)<br />All Laissez-Faire<br />All isolationist<br />Be...
Part 4: Media<br />
Forms<br />Mass Media (magazines, movies, newspapers, radio)<br />Jazz Music (clubs, records, radio)<br />Duke Ellington<b...
Radios<br />
Harlem Renaissance<br />African-American artistic awakening<br />Sometimes called the New Negro Movement<br />Celebration ...
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  1. 1. 1920s in America<br />US Studies<br />
  2. 2. Part 1: Movement<br />
  3. 3. Economic Boom: Automobiles<br />Cars became cheaper ($390 Model T—$7700 today)<br />1920s: 15 million sold in USA<br />Installment plan!<br />Assembly line—every 24 seconds<br />Other industries:<br />Wood, glass, metal, oil<br />Service stations, motels, dealerships<br />Housing industry<br />Road building<br />
  4. 4. Automobile<br />Ford raised pay<br />$5 day<br />Only color: black<br />
  5. 5. Ford Plant<br />
  6. 6. The Great Migration<br />
  7. 7. Mexican Migration<br />
  8. 8. Part 2: Fear<br />
  9. 9. Review<br />Sedition Act<br />Freedom of speech; disloyalty curbed<br />Schenck v. US<br />Clear & present danger<br />Russian Revolution<br />Goals: worldwide revolution; overthrow Capitalism<br />
  10. 10. Result: Fear<br />1919 Strikes<br />Seattle Shipyard Strikes: bombings<br />Boston police strike: anarchy<br />Radicalism to blame—must be stopped!<br />Communists trying to take over the US<br />
  11. 11. Result: Isolationism<br />
  12. 12. Red Scare<br />Palmer Raids<br />Sacco and Vanzetti case<br />
  13. 13. Sacco and Vanzetti Case<br />Boston shoe factory paymaster robbed<br />$15,766 taken; paymaster killed<br />Sacco & Vanzetti arrested (anarchists)<br />Sacco’s gun: same model<br />Trial: <br />Vanzetti claimed that he was selling fish <br />Sacco: he was in Boston getting a passport from the Italian consulate and having dinner with friends (Sacco's dinner companions were friends and fellow anarchists)<br />Guilty; Executed<br />
  14. 14. Part 3: The Presidents<br />
  15. 15. Their Characteristics<br />All Republican (Harding, Coolidge, Hoover)<br />All Laissez-Faire<br />All isolationist<br />Believed in immigration quotas<br />
  16. 16. Part 4: Media<br />
  17. 17. Forms<br />Mass Media (magazines, movies, newspapers, radio)<br />Jazz Music (clubs, records, radio)<br />Duke Ellington<br />Louis Armstrong<br />Bessie Smith<br />
  18. 18. Radios<br />
  19. 19. Harlem Renaissance<br />African-American artistic awakening<br />Sometimes called the New Negro Movement<br />Celebration of Black culture<br />
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