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The twenties2

  1. 1. The Roaring Twenties 1920-1929 By: Maddie Garfinkle
  2. 2. Political Changes and Major Events <ul><li>Prohibition of alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>The first TransAtlantic solo flight </li></ul><ul><li>The Red Scare </li></ul><ul><li>1920- first radio broadcast, The League of Nations, Sacco & Vanszetti </li></ul><ul><li>1921- Albert Einstein expresses his theory of relativity </li></ul><ul><li>1922- The Supreme Court passed the 19th Amendment that allows women to vote </li></ul><ul><li>The Immigration Act of 1924 </li></ul><ul><li>1925- John Baird invents the first form of television </li></ul><ul><li>1927- first talking movie The Jazz Singer </li></ul><ul><li>1929- the Great Depression starts </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fashions of the 1920s <ul><li>Men </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short suit jackets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bow ties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skirts and dresses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The flapper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scarves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wool, silk, cotton, & linen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stockings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chanel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mary Janes </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Food <ul><li>Meat and potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Wonder bread, Reese Peanut Butter Cups, popsicles, Velveeta cheese, Kool-Aid, Baby Ruth candy bar </li></ul><ul><li>Late 1920s- rabbit </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibition- More chocolate and sweets </li></ul>
  5. 5. Music, Movies, and Theater <ul><li>Louis Armstrong </li></ul><ul><li>Jazz music </li></ul><ul><li>The Jazz Singer </li></ul><ul><li>Silent films </li></ul><ul><li>Warner Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>1920- first play with both black and white actors </li></ul>
  6. 6. Books and Art <ul><li>Pablo Picasso </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of Modern Art- 1929 </li></ul><ul><li>F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby </li></ul><ul><li>Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf </li></ul><ul><li>T.S. Eliot, Eugene O’Neil, Sinclair Lewis </li></ul>
  7. 7. Leisure Time Activities and Sports <ul><li>Babe Ruth- baseball </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Dempsey- boxing </li></ul><ul><li>Baseball, boxing, golf, and swimming </li></ul><ul><li>Crossword puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Theater </li></ul><ul><li>Speakeasies </li></ul>
  8. 8. Science, Technology and Inventions <ul><li>The refrigerator </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic lights </li></ul><ul><li>Freezing precooked foods </li></ul><ul><li>Penicillin </li></ul><ul><li>Lie detector </li></ul><ul><li>Rocket </li></ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Fleming </li></ul>
  9. 9. Famous People <ul><li>Entertainers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Josephine Baker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charlie Chaplin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Louise Brookes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Louis Armstrong </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writers and scientists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>F. Scott Fitzgerald </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Iconic Figures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coco Chanel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Al Capone </li></ul></ul>

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