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Assig 1 5 1920 S

  1. 1. HUMN 341 – H3WW Assignment 1-5 Culture and Society Interactions Professor: Keithley, C. Frank Werner 12-19-09
  2. 2. The Roaring 20’s
  3. 3. MUSIC
  4. 4. JAZZ <ul><li>Jazz, Ragtime, developed in the 1920’s. Jazz and the upbeat </li></ul><ul><li>ragtime music with a new style of dancing was consider the </li></ul><ul><li>devils music by some diverse parts of the American public. </li></ul><ul><li>African style dance erupted with dance moves named as: </li></ul><ul><li>Shimmy, </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey Trot, </li></ul><ul><li>Buzzard Lope, </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken Scratch, </li></ul><ul><li>Monkey Glide, </li></ul><ul><li>Bunny Hug </li></ul>
  5. 5. MOVIES <ul><li>Dominated by silent movies, movies were considered art forms with universal appeal. Music was played to express emotions, and drama. </li></ul><ul><li>Sound was introduced in (1923), it was recorded on the side of the film in sync with the movie. </li></ul><ul><li>The first movie theaters were call “Nickelodeons”. In (1927) the first movie was made with talking in it, the name of the movie was, JAZZ SINGER. </li></ul><ul><li>In (1927) Hollywood became the center of movie making in the US. </li></ul><ul><li>The 1920’s had the greatest output of movies, an average of 800 movies a year. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Literature; reading was very popular back in the 1920’s winter months, where as activities were limited. There were books, magazines, newspapers and educational materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Some books that defined the 1920’s: </li></ul><ul><li>Eliot, T.S. “ The Waste Land” </li></ul><ul><li>Locke, A. “ The New Negro” </li></ul><ul><li>Fitzgerald, S. F. “The Great Gatsby” </li></ul><ul><li>O’Neill, E. “Strange Interlude” </li></ul><ul><li>Hemingway, E. “The Sun Also Rises” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Historical Events <ul><li>Gangsters and G-Men, Eliot Ness, St. Valentines Massacre, Al Capone, Baby Face Nelson, Bootleggers </li></ul><ul><li>The Greatest Trial of all times; Sacco and Vanzetti </li></ul><ul><li>Stock Market Crash </li></ul><ul><li>Jazz Age </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibition of the Eighteenth Amendment (Transportation of Intoxicating Liquors) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Science <ul><li>Many of our appliances were invented in the 1920’s, most of your electrical items such as TV’s, Irons, Radio’s, Air-conditioners, Refrigerators ETC. Employment started to boom in industry, in the manufacturing field. </li></ul><ul><li>Major healthcare breakthroughs such as the discovery of Vit. C and E, penicillin, insulin for diabetics, and immunization innovations. </li></ul><ul><li>New forms of power and weapons came about through the discovery of atomic particles. </li></ul><ul><li>More was learned about Jupiter and Mars, in 1926 Goddard, H. was the first person to launch a liquid fueled rocket. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Citations <ul><li>http://aolsearcht12.search.aol.com/aol/search?&query=pics+of+1920's&invocationType=tb50-ie-aolradio-tbsbox-en-us </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.1920-30.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.filmsite.org/20sintro.html </li></ul>

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