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  • 1. The Light and Dark Sides of The 1920’s
  • 2. The Dark Side of the 1920’s
    • Return to Normalcy?
    • Ohio Gang
    • Teapot Dome Scandal
    • Hoover and Harding
  • 3. Sacco and Vanzetti
    • Scapegoats or Villains?
  • 4. Ku Klux Klan
      • Anti-black, anti-foreign and gained widespread support in the 1920’s.
  • 5. Darwinism VS. Fundamentalism
    • Did God create the earth?
    • If so, did it take six days?
    • Fundamentalists say yes!
    • Evolutionists say NO!
    • To be true Americans, we have to settle whether or not we can teach evolution…
  • 6. BY TAKING IT TO COURT!!!
    • The Scopes Monkey Trial!
    • Clarence Darrow VS. William Jennings Bryan
    • Religion wins a hollow victory…
  • 7. Prohibition
  • 8. Alcohol is considered evil…
    • Temperance Leagues, Women, Fundamentalists and various politicians vote to do away with alcohol…
    • Will It work?
  • 9. Before Prohibition
  • 10. During Prohibition…
  • 11. Gangsters
    • Controlled Organized Crime.
    • Bootleggers, numbers, prostitution, red-light districts and speakeasies become their income.
  • 12. Machine Gun Kelly
  • 13. Al Capone, the Real Scarface
  • 14. St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
  • 15. One of Capone’s Prison Cells
  • 16. Red Scare
    • Are Communists Everywhere?
    • What will happen about the strange letter bombs?
    • Someone Call the FBI !!!!
  • 17. The Light Side of the 1920’s
    • Sometimes the Good and Bad go hand-in-hand…
  • 18. The Harlem Renaissance
    • Definition:
    • An artistic and literary movement started by African-Americans located in Harlem, New York during the post-WWI years.
  • 19.  
  • 20. Prolific Writer and Poet-Langston Hughes
  • 21. Countee Cullen
    • He married into the family of W.E.B. DuBois and was a poet with a degree from Harvard.
  • 22. Musicians and Clubs
    • Louis Armstrong “Satchmo”
  • 23. Duke Ellington
    • Emcee and Band leader pre and post WWII
  • 24. Duke’s Band…
  • 25. FLAPPERS
    • WHO ARE THEY?
    • WHERE DID THEY COME FROM?
    • ARE WE SAFE?
  • 26.  
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  • 29. LOST GENERATION
    • ERNEST HEMINGWAY
  • 30. The End
    • ?