AP European History 1920-1930

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AP European History 1920-1930

  1. 1. Explain how technology affected social life and culture during the 1920s and 1930s TECHNOLOGY
  2. 2. RADIO
  3. 3. RADIO <ul><li>In 1878, the first person to both transmit and receive radio waves was David E. Hughes. </li></ul><ul><li>Guglielmo Marconi developed a practical radio system. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Radio stations arose in Europe around the early 1920’s. </li></ul><ul><li>People could receive news, entertainment, and information faster, in their own homes. </li></ul><ul><li>Soap Operas were formed. </li></ul>
  5. 7. MEDICAL ADVANCEMENTS
  6. 8. <ul><li>Accidental discover of PENICILLIN by Sir Alexander Fleming in 1928 </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning of the use of modern antibiotics </li></ul>PENICI LLI N
  7. 11. SULFA DRUGS <ul><li>Used to treat bacterial infections </li></ul><ul><li>Mass-produced after they were found to be so effective </li></ul><ul><li>Along with penicillin, decreased the number of casualties from war due to infections. </li></ul>
  8. 12. INSULIN <ul><li>Dr. Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles Best discovered the role of insulin in 1921. </li></ul><ul><li>Improved the life expectancy of diabetes patients. </li></ul>
  9. 13. TRANSPORTATION
  10. 14. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh, in his plane - The Spirit of Saint Louis - became the first man to fly solo, non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean.
  11. 15. Charles Lindbergh
  12. 18. WARFARE
  13. 19. MEDIA
  14. 20. Along with movies, televisions provided news, entertainment, and the spreading of ideas. Television Broadcasting took place in much of Europe prior to World War II
  15. 22. 1922... peanut butter and jelly became popular

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