WWI Age of Uncertainty

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WWI Age of Uncertainty

  1. 1. HW 1 page on backside An Age of Uncertainty Date: What was the Lost Generation again? p.420-426 How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions?1. Theory of Relativity 2. Freudian psychology 3. Existentialism 4. Dada movement 5. Surrealism (p.420) (p.424) (Google it) (p.425) (p.425) How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? 6. Functionalism (p.425) 7. Jazz (p.420) 8. Flappers and feminists (p.421) How did the following change ways of life? 9. Automobiles (p422) 10. Airplanes (Use your brain) 11. Radio (p.422-423) 12. Movies (p.422-423) B. Recognizing Facts and Details Identify each of the following. Answer on back if you need more space Albert Einstein- p.424 Sigmund Freud- p.424 Friedrich Nietzsche- Google Charles Lindbergh - Google
  2. 2. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Theory Of Relativity Main
  3. 3. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Theory Of Relativity Shattered the belief that the world operated according to absolute laws of motion and gravity. Main
  4. 4. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Freudian Psychology Main
  5. 5. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Freudian Psychology Because this theory hypothesized that much of human behavior was irrational, it weakened faith in reason. Main
  6. 6. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Existentialism1) If you are lonely when youre alone, you are in bad company.Jean-Paul Sartre2) We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are - that is the fact.Jean-Paul Sartre3) When the rich wage war, its the poor who die.Jean-Paul Sartre4) Words are more treacherous and powerful than we think.Jean-Paul Sartre5) As far as men go, it is not what they are that interests me, but what they can become.Jean-Paul Sartre Main
  7. 7. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Existentialism Felt that life had no universal meaning,leading to doubts about existing religious belief and rational philosophy. Main
  8. 8. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Dada Movement Main
  9. 9. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Dada MovementSupporters felt that establishment values had beenmade meaningless by the savagery of WWI so they depicted objects in a meaningless way. Main
  10. 10. How did the following challenge deeply rooted ideas and traditions? Surrealism
  11. 11. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Functionalism
  12. 12. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Functionalism Architects rejected traditional building styles for new forms, instead of highly ornamented structures, they designed buildings that reflected their use. Main
  13. 13. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Jazz Main
  14. 14. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Jazz a) Composers moved away from traditional styles. Jazz beat wasuninhibited & energetic, fitting the freedom & spontaneity of the times. Main
  15. 15. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Jazz a) Composers moved away from traditional styles. Jazz beat wasuninhibited & energetic, fitting the freedom & spontaneity of the times.b) Jazz was the fusion of African rhythm & European classical melody Main
  16. 16. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Jazz a) Composers moved away from traditional styles. Jazz beat wasuninhibited & energetic, fitting the freedom & spontaneity of the times.b) Jazz was the fusion of African rhythm & European classical melody c) Jazz was created by black Americans. d) Jazz Cities = New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia Main
  17. 17. Harlem 1958 Y oure looking at the single most significant jazz portrait taken in the 20th century. No one believed anyone could gather this many talents and temperments so very early on a summermorning but it all happened like magic, and the world was immediately smitten when this picture was published in Esquire magazine January 1959. This was Art Kanes first assignment as aprofessional photographer.The obsession continues unabated with homages ranging from photographer Gordon Parks regrouping of the last surviving original musicians for Life magazine to his re-creation once again onthe same 126th St. steps of todays hip hop stars for XXL magazine.No other picture has become so deeply embedded in the hearts and minds of music lovers worldwide.
  18. 18. Willie “The Lion” Smith
  19. 19. Duke Ellington
  20. 20. Gene Krupa
  21. 21. Max Roach
  22. 22. Benny Goodman
  23. 23. Ella Fitzgerald
  24. 24. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Jazz a) Composers moved away from traditional styles. Jazz beat wasuninhibited & energetic, fitting the freedom & spontaneity of the times.b) Jazz was the fusion of African rhythm & European classical melody c) Jazz was created by black Americans. d) Jazz Cities = New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia Main
  25. 25. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Flappers And Feminists Main
  26. 26. How did the following demonstrate the independent spirit of the times? Flappers And FeministsFlappers abandoned restrictive clothing and styles; feminists argued that women should be equal partners with men. Charleston was the dance of the 1920s Main
  27. 27. How did the following change ways of life? Automobiles Main
  28. 28. How did the following change ways of life? Automobiles Created new manufacturing jobs and new businesses to servecar owners, expanded recreational travel, removed dependence on public transportation, led to growth of suburbs Main
  29. 29. How did the following change ways of life? Airplanes Main
  30. 30. How did the following change ways of life? AirplanesImprovements in aircraft made air mail possible, commercial passenger service and international air travel. Main
  31. 31. How did the following change ways of life? Radio Main
  32. 32. How did the following change ways of life? Radio Expanded audiences for news, plays, andsporting events, helped bring world closer. Main
  33. 33. How did the following change ways of life? Movies
  34. 34. How did the following change ways of life? Movies Movie making became a serious art form in Europe and a major industry in HollywoodMovies also became an escape form hardships. Main
  35. 35. How did the following change ways of life? Movies Movie making became a serious art form in Europe and a major industry in HollywoodMovies also became an escape form hardships. Main
  36. 36. Nietzsche Main
  37. 37. NietzscheIt is not a bird! Not a plane! It’s… It’s Nietzsche
  38. 38. Nietzsche It is not a bird! Not a plane! It’s… It’s NietzscheDo you want to learn more about Existentialism & Friedrich Nietzsche? Listen to Wisconsin Public Radio at: http://wpr.org/book/040307a.html Main
  39. 39. Charles Lindbergh Main
  40. 40. Lost Generationa) Young people who lived, fought, died and survived WWIb) After war (1920s), QUESTIONED MEANING OF LIFE 1) wrote books = Hemingway - For Whom the Bells Toll 2) made art = Dada Movement 3) created philosophies = Existentialismc) Pessimistic Generation = Lost Hoped) Lost hope in Government, God (religion), Mankinde) Paris was the heart of the movement
  41. 41. How does war happen? Main Greedy War Pigs Nationalism & Militarism Believing PropagandaSelfishness & Laziness Mankind’s Cycle of NonsenseWhen old die, history dies Madness of Man We think War Pigs Old remind us will create peace? We want Peace treaties! Atrocities & Horror of War
  42. 42. Main
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  44. 44. 1 Page Write up Main1) Pick 1 of the following boxed topics you are interested in & find out more about it. 2) Write on the back of the work sheet a 1 PAGE write up on the Topic. 3) Do NOT write a WIKIPEDIA boring basic fact write up. 4) Use the following suggested questions to guide you in your writing./ • Why is BLANK is interesting to me? • What I know now about BLANK and how it changed my life or thinking?

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