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The roaring 20’s

  1. 1. The Roaring 20’s<br />7.1.1.<br />SOCIAL STUDIES<br />
  2. 2. The Harlem Renaissance<br />“A milestone in African American History”<br />
  3. 3. Harlem Renaissance<br />African Americans were seeking their new freedom.<br />South wasn’t accepting them as freedman, so they migrated north.<br />Many to Chicago, Washington D.C. and most to New York<br />Brought a new culture when then moved to north<br />
  4. 4. N.A.A.C.P.<br />National Association of the Advancement of Colored People<br />One of the oldest and most affective civil rights movements groups<br />Goal was to limit social equality and being peace<br />Lead by W.E.B. DuBois<br />
  5. 5. W.E.B. DuBois<br />Most Prominent leader during Harlem Renaissance.<br />Harvard Graduate<br />Editor of African American magazine “The Crisis”.<br />“The Crisis” gave African Americans a voice.<br />
  6. 6. Important People in Harlem Renaissance <br />Langston Hughes<br />Creative writer<br />Used writings as a way to get his opinion out there<br />James Weldon Johnson<br />Author (mostly books, poems and folktail)<br />Another leader in the NAACP<br />Marcus Garvey<br />Founded the UNIA<br />Born in Jamaica <br />
  7. 7. UNIA<br />Universal Negro Improvement Association<br />Started in Jamaica in 1914<br />Took off in Cleveland in 1921<br />Stood for black pride and unity for African Americans<br />Wanted redemption of white rule in Africa<br />
  8. 8. SCOPES TRIAL<br />
  9. 9. Scopes v Tennessee<br />Teacher John Scopes went to trial for unlawfully teaching evolution<br />Trial happened in 1925<br />Found guilty<br />A technicality overturned vertict and wasn’t brought back to court<br />
  10. 10. WOMANS RIGHTS MOVEMENT<br />
  11. 11. Women's Rights<br />19th Amendment passed in 1920<br />This gave citizens the right to vote regardless of sex.<br />Women's rights movement started in the late 19th Century<br />
  12. 12. 19th Amendment<br />Ratified August 18 1920<br />Original draft written and introduced by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton<br />Written 42 years before it was ratified (1878)<br />
  13. 13. Immigration<br />
  14. 14. Immigration Restriction Act of 1921<br />Restricted immigration<br />Temporary legislation<br />Added 2 new features in American<br /> 1.numerical limits on immigrants from Europe<br /> 2. using quota system for extablishing limits<br />Only 3% of number of residents from same country living in U.S.<br />
  15. 15. Immigration Act of 1924<br />Changed from 3% to 2% of the I.R. act of 1921<br />Aimed at southern and eastern Europeans<br />They were immigrating in large numbers<br />Also prohibited immigration from east Asia and Asian Indians<br />
  16. 16. Prohibition<br />“the noble experiment”<br />
  17. 17. Prohibition<br />Started in 1920 and lasted until 1933<br />Prohibited sale, manufacturing and trasportation of alcohol<br />18th amendment<br />Ratified Jan 16,1919<br />Another name for it was the “Volstead Act”<br />
  18. 18. Prohibition cont.<br />Congress passed act after President Wilsons Veto<br />Government didn’t do much to enforce it<br />By 1925 many cities had speakeasy clubs<br /> (clubs that illegally sold alcohol)<br />1933 Roosevelt signed law allowing certain kinds of alcohol to be manufactured<br />
  19. 19. CONCLUSION<br />
  20. 20. Review<br />African Americans took advantage of newly found freedom<br />Teacher tried for teaching evolution<br />Women are able to vote<br />Alcohol prohibited in America for 13 years<br />
  21. 21. Sources<br />W.E.B. DuBoisPicture- J.E. Purdy, W.E.B. DuBois, Aug. 25, 2005, Public Domain<br />John Scopes Picture- Watson Davis, Photo of John Scopes, Oct. 6, 2008, Public Domain<br />Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton-Unknown, Anthony and Stanton sitting, Dec. 30, 2009, Public Domain<br />Prohibition-Darwinek, Detroit police during prohibition, Feb 10, 2008, Public Domain<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prohibition_in_the_United_States<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/19th_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution<br />Hill, Robert A. The Marcus Garvey and UNIA Papers, Vol. I-VII (1983).<br />http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=443<br />http://www.bookrags.com/research/harlem-renaissance-timeline-hren-01/<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scopes_Trial<br />

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