Goal 9 Show 2

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Goal 9 Show 2

  1. 1. Rural & Urban Life 1922-1930—Two million people moved to the cities. Once isolated rural communities reached by automobiles. Migration of more people to urban areas. Changed of Moral Values: 1. Scientific values 2. Social Values (drinking, gambling, etc,) Fast past city life often intimidated or changed people.
  2. 2. Standard of Living “Business of America is Business” Slogan by Calvin Coolidge? People were making money, enjoying a descent living. Effects of the Automobile. Henry Ford develops the Model T. 1. Paid workers $5.00 per hour. 2. Assembly lines grew. Freedom to travel. Cars started urban sprawl. (cities grew) Airlines developed. Electricity lights the whole nation. Alternating Current (Batteries)
  3. 3. Standard of Living -”business of America is business” -effects of the automobile freedom to travel urban sprawl -airlines develop -electricity lights the whole nation alternating current (Tesla) -growth of the radio industry
  4. 4. Prosperity Growth of advertising industries in Magazines & Newspapers. Productivity Increases because of the Assembly Lines. Buying on the Installment Plan increases consumption.
  5. 5. New Role of Women Victorian Age of Women became outdated. Flappers—young women of modern times. They wore dresses just below their knees. They encouraged the Bob Haircut. Behavior Attitude: dancing, smoking & drinking. Double Standard of Behavior: 1. Tradition values v. New Standard of Living. Sexual Freedom for men & women. Clashed of Conservative Values. Women worked as nurses, teachers, secretaries, etc. Family Life Changed. Margaret Sanger opened the 1st Birth Control Clinic in 1916. (Jailed for opening clinic). Comstock Law—illegal to pass out any information pertaining to birth control Last until the 1960s.
  6. 6. New Role of Women -Victorian Age view of women -flapper was a young women of modern times hair styles, dress, attitudes, behavior -double standard of behavior -clash of conservative values
  7. 7. New Role of Women -Opportunities increase -families change Margaret Sanger and birth control
  8. 8. Prohibition 18th Amendment bans alcohol. Many people resented the new law that regulated behavior. Government never tried to really enforce the law. Speakeasies—hidden saloons, drinking clubs. Bootleggers—carrying liquor in the legs of boots. Growth of organized crimes began. Al Capone—leader of criminal empire in Chicago. Capone ran a network of 10,000 speakeasies mainly from Chicago through New York City.
  9. 9. Prohibition -banned alcohol -many people resented the new law that regulated behavior -gov’t never tried to really enforce the law -speakeasies drinking clubs -bootleggers -growth of organized crime Al Capone
  10. 10. Science and Religion Fundamentalism is a religious movement focusing on the truth in the Bible. Darwin’s Theory of Evolution: man evolved from a lower being. Scopes Trial—John Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in a high school Clarence Darrow was the atheist lawyer to defend Scopes. William Jennings Bryan was the Fundamentalist lawyer for the government. Case was thrown out on a technicality. New Social Changes: prohibition, evolution and urban scene.
  11. 11. Science and Religion -Fundamentalism religious movement focusing on the truth of the Bible -Darwin’s Theory of Evolution -Scopes Trial John Scopes arrested for teaching evolution Clarence Darrow William J. Bryan
  12. 12. Science and Religion -Fundamentalism religious movement focusing on the truth of the Bible -Darwin’s Theory of Evolution -Scopes Trial John Scopes arrested for teaching evolution Clarence Darrow William J. Bryan

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