Cultural Change Of The 1920s

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Cultural Change Of The 1920s

  1. 1. Cultural Change of the 1920’s
  2. 2. Prohibition <ul><li>18 th Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to illegal alcohol sales </li></ul><ul><li>“ Speakeasies” </li></ul><ul><li>Gangsters and bootleggers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Nativism The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti Immigration Quotas
  4. 4. The KKK <ul><li>Targeted and terrorized the ‘un-American’ </li></ul><ul><li>Gained strong political influence during the 1920s </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Flapper <ul><li>Short skirts </li></ul><ul><li>Bobbed hair </li></ul><ul><li>Listened to jazz music (unconventional) </li></ul><ul><li>Disdain for the socially acceptable </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Harlem Renaissance Alain Locke Langston Hughes Paul Robeson Zora Neale Hurston Duke Ellington Marcus Garvey
  7. 7. <ul><li>What Do You Think? </li></ul><ul><li>What, to you, is the biggest cultural change brought on by the Roaring Twenties? </li></ul>

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