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Aaah 2

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Aaah 2

  1. 1. The New Family Structure and Roles  American women continued to have primary responsibility for caring for the home, and most still depended on men for financial support.  Woman sought greater equality  More women attended college  The flapper- independent, free lifestyle woman
  2. 2. What lead to Urbanization  Farming was on a downward slope during WWI  Education increased  The automobile
  3. 3. Conflicts over values Rural America Urban Areas • Hard work • Self reliance • Religion • Independence • Represente d change that affected those values
  4. 4. The 18th amendment (prohibition) on
  5. 5. Marcus Garvey and W.E.B. Du Bois The Rise of Marcus Garvey • Formed the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) • Back to Africa to create to a new empire • Economic success with the Black Star line Conflict with Du Bois • Garvey didn’t agree with the Views of the NAACP • The NAACP suspicions with the UNIA • FBI charged UNIA with mail fraud and Marcus Garvey goes to prison
  6. 6. Writers • Little African American literature was published before that era. • Writers like Zora Neale Hurston and James Weldon Johnson wrote of facing white prejudice.
  7. 7. Poets • Poets like Claude McKay and Langston Hughes wrote of black defiance and hope. • These poets recorded the distinctive culture of Harlem in the 1920s.
  8. 8. Artist • Black artists won fame during this era, often focusing on the experiences of African Americans. • William H. Johnson, Aaron Douglas and Jacob Lawrence were well known.
  9. 9. Effects of the Media  The rise of the radio  Movies  Popular culture is born
  10. 10. Video

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