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Garret Morgan

  1. 1. Garrett Morgan is one of those rare people who are able to come up with an extraordinary invention which has a tremendous impact on society - and then follows that up with even more!   GARRET A. MORGAN
  2. 2. THE BEGINING <ul><li>Garrett Morgan was born on March 4, 1877 in Paris, Kentucky the seventh of 11 children born to Sydney and Elizabeth Morgan. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Garrett, at the early age of 14 decided that he should travel north to Ohio in order to receive a better education. He moved to Cincinnati and then to Cleveland, working as a handyman in order to make ends meet. He stayed in Cleveland working as a sewing machine repair man for a clothing manufacturer . In 1907, the inventor opened his own sewing equipment and repair shop. It was the first of several businesses he would establish. In 1908 he married with Mary Anne Hassek, with whom he would have three sons. In 1909 he expanded the enterprise to include a tailoring shop that employed 32 employees.
  4. 4. FIRST INVENTION G. A. Morgan Hair Refining Cream
  5. 5. SECOND INVENTION Safety Hood
  6. 6. The Morgan Traffic Signal
  7. 7. <ul><li>Morgan won many money with </li></ul><ul><li>that inventions, and he started to </li></ul><ul><li>be a respect business man. </li></ul><ul><li>He bought a house and a car. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1920, Garrett Morgan moved into the newspaper business when he established the Cleveland Call. </li></ul><ul><li>He also served as the treasurer of the Cleveland Association of Colored Men which eventually merged with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and ran as a candidate for Cleveland's City Council </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>As word of Garrett Morgan's life-saving inventions spread across North America and England, demand for these products grew. He was frequently invited to conventions and public exhibitions to demonstrate how his inventions worked. </li></ul><ul><li>In his later years, Morgan </li></ul><ul><li>would develop glaucoma and </li></ul><ul><li>would thereby lose 90% of his </li></ul><ul><li>vision. He died on July 27, </li></ul><ul><li>1963 and because of his contribution, </li></ul><ul><li>the world is certainly a much safer place. </li></ul>
  9. 9. R.I.P. Garrett Augustus Morgan (1877-1963) Always in our hearths
  10. 10. Post-romanticism and Modernism <ul><li>The modernism is an artistic and literary movement which started on the end of the 19th century and fisnished on 20th century. </li></ul><ul><li>Post-romanticism refers to a range of cultural products and attitudes emerging in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, after the period of Romanticism. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Literature on the 20th century <ul><li>Two world wars, an intervening economic depression of great severity . </li></ul><ul><li>Some writers were: </li></ul><ul><li>Knut Hamsun (whose novel Hunger is considered to be the first modernist novel)  </li></ul><ul><li>American authors </li></ul><ul><li>Hart Crane White Buildings (1926) </li></ul><ul><li>Edward Estlin Cummings Eight Harvard Poets (1917) </li></ul><ul><li>John Dos Passos Manhattan Transfer (1925) </li></ul><ul><li>T.S. Eliot The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (1915) </li></ul><ul><li>F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby (1925) </li></ul><ul><li>Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea (1952) </li></ul><ul><li>Langston Hughes Simple Speaks His Mind (1950) </li></ul><ul><li>Zora Neale Hurston Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Music on the 20th century in the USA <ul><li>Storyville was shut down during World War I, sending the Jazz musicians up the Mississippi river in search of employment and spreading Jazz to cities. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1917, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band released the first Jazz record. It became one of the first records to sell a million copies. </li></ul><ul><li>James Reese Europe his musical compositions were inspired by wartime experiences. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Some musicians <ul><li>No less than artists and writers, composers and musicians were fascinated by the possibilities of new, previously unheard of modes of expression, new techniques, and new aesthetic as well as cultural effects.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) </li></ul><ul><li>Igor Stravinsky 1882-1971 </li></ul><ul><li>Duke Ellington (1899-1874) </li></ul><ul><li>Charlie Yardbird Parker (1920-1955) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 14. The art on the 20th century Bessie Hoover Wessel Emilie Sievert Weinberg Raphael Soyer William Mcgregor Paxton
  15. 15. <ul><li>20th century art and what it became known as Modern art, really began with Modernism in the late 19th century. </li></ul><ul><li>Important movement of the time </li></ul><ul><li>CUBISM : Pablo Picasso </li></ul><ul><li>DADAISM : Marcel Duchamp </li></ul><ul><li>ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM : </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson Pollock, Kandisky </li></ul>                  
  16. 16. Pablo Picasso Marcel Duchamp Salvador Dalí Kandisky
  17. 17. FASHION OF THE 19th-20th CENTURIES 1905 1912 1900 1916 1912 1924 1926 1940 1940 After the years we will Notice that the figure of the Woman and her aspect Has changed a lot.
  18. 19. PAGES WHERE WE’VE FOUND THE INFORMATION <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Daniel Sánchez and Raquel Criado 4ºA