Objective: Focus on the technological, social and political developments in America during the 1920’s
<ul><li>Henry Ford revolutionized the way people work </li></ul><ul><li>Ford doubles his workers pay from $2 a day to $5 <...
<ul><li>Means skilled jobs get broken down into their most basic operations </li></ul><ul><li>This means laborers could ma...
<ul><li>Henry Ford’s Model T changed American forever </li></ul><ul><li>Automobile industry becomes the biggest in America...
<ul><li>After WWI some artist began to attack America’s materialism </li></ul><ul><li>Many of these artist moved to Paris,...
<ul><li>Harlem is a African American community in New York city </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans began to express thems...
<ul><li>Prohibition ended the saloon (public bar) but gave rise to the speakeasies (hidden bar) </li></ul><ul><li>Most peo...
<ul><li>Big city crime increases with gangsters running liquor, operating illegal bars and gambling casinos </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>During the 1920’s  KKK  membership greatly expands to 5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Membership increase because the ...
<ul><li>Airplane makes travel easier </li></ul><ul><li>Appliances become popular refrigerator, washer, stoves </li></ul><u...
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  1. 1. Objective: Focus on the technological, social and political developments in America during the 1920’s
  2. 2. <ul><li>Henry Ford revolutionized the way people work </li></ul><ul><li>Ford doubles his workers pay from $2 a day to $5 </li></ul><ul><li>Ford also instilled a 40 hour, five day work week </li></ul><ul><li>Ford believe if workers had more money they would buy more of his products </li></ul><ul><li>By using an assembly line Ford made huge profits! $264,000 a day in 1922 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Means skilled jobs get broken down into their most basic operations </li></ul><ul><li>This means laborers could master their new simpler jobs quickly and become efficient quickie </li></ul><ul><li>However these new jobs quickly bored the workers because of the repetitive nature of the work </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Management is the study of work to get it done faster </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Henry Ford’s Model T changed American forever </li></ul><ul><li>Automobile industry becomes the biggest in America </li></ul><ul><li>Road side dinners, campsites, motels, and gas stations spring up over night </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>After WWI some artist began to attack America’s materialism </li></ul><ul><li>Many of these artist moved to Paris, France </li></ul><ul><li>Gertrude Stein, coined the phrase </li></ul><ul><li>Ernest Hemingway, was a famous writer during the 1920’s </li></ul><ul><li>F. Scott Fitzgerald, was another Arthur who wrote the Great Gatsby </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Harlem is a African American community in New York city </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans began to express themselves and form their own cultural identity </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans began to speak out against Northern racism </li></ul><ul><li>Alain Locke was the first Rhodes scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Locke inspired Langston Hughes a gifted poet and pioneer of the Black Literature movement </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Prohibition ended the saloon (public bar) but gave rise to the speakeasies (hidden bar) </li></ul><ul><li>Most people simply ignored the Volstead Act and continued to drink </li></ul><ul><li>Bootleggers were people who sold, or transported illegal liquor </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Big city crime increases with gangsters running liquor, operating illegal bars and gambling casinos </li></ul><ul><li>Al Capone a Chicago gangster became a millionaire during prohibition </li></ul><ul><li>By 1930 most people believed the law should be repealed </li></ul><ul><li>1933 21 st Amendment ended Prohibition </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>During the 1920’s KKK membership greatly expands to 5 million </li></ul><ul><li>Membership increase because the Klan came out against immigrants and immoral behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in Mid-West, West, and South </li></ul><ul><li>Klan membership dropped to below 10,000 after David Stephenson murdered a women </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Airplane makes travel easier </li></ul><ul><li>Appliances become popular refrigerator, washer, stoves </li></ul><ul><li>Radio and movies becomes popular </li></ul><ul><li>Professional sports become mainstream with the likes of Babe Ruth </li></ul>

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