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The Roaring Twenties

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The Roaring Twenties

  1. 1. THE ROARING TWENTIES:
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES: <ul><li>1. Describe how the US Economy changed after WWI </li></ul><ul><li>2. Discuss how cars affected American life </li></ul><ul><li>3. Describe how culture changed during the 1920’s </li></ul><ul><li>4. Explain why immigration was limited after WWI </li></ul><ul><li>5. Identify causes of the Great Migration </li></ul>
  3. 3. What does “Roaring” mean? <ul><li>Exciting </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in spending money </li></ul><ul><li>New activities </li></ul>
  4. 4. THE CAR CHANGES THE ECONOMY: <ul><li>With a partner, take 2 minutes and create a list of new jobs created by the growth of the car. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Steel, glass, rubber, oil industries increase </li></ul><ul><li>2. Selling, repairing, parking, driving </li></ul><ul><li>3. Construction of new roads </li></ul><ul><li>4. Diners, Motels, stores </li></ul><ul><li>5. New homes, people </li></ul><ul><ul><li>began moving from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the cities to the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>suburbs </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. HENRY FORD MODEL T <ul><li>15 Million Model T cars were built by Ford. </li></ul><ul><li>Ford ended production in 1927 when sales began to drop </li></ul>
  6. 6. ASSEMBLY LINE: THEN and NOW
  7. 7. Americans spend more money: <ul><li>Create a wish list of 4 new products you would like to purchase… </li></ul><ul><li>In the 1920’s it was </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Washing machines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refrigerators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toasters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record Players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radios </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Installment Plans: <ul><li>You can have it now </li></ul><ul><li>But you’ll pay later!!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$5 down and as little </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>as $5 per month </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This creates a boom in </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul>
  9. 9. FOR TOMORROW!!! <ul><li>Should celebrities such as sports </li></ul><ul><li>stars, musicians, and movie stars </li></ul><ul><li>be considered role models? Yes or No and why!!! </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1926 Vs. 2008: For fun take a guess at today's figures! <ul><li> 1926 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Car = $360.00 $27,958.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Income = 2,310.00 48,000.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Bread = 0.9 2.50 </li></ul><ul><li>Milk = 0.56 3.00 </li></ul><ul><li>New House = 7,748 $212,800.00  </li></ul><ul><li>Life Expect..= 54.1 77 </li></ul><ul><li>Gas = 0.12 3.05 </li></ul>
  11. 11. JAZZ MUSIC <ul><li>New sound came from African Americans in the south </li></ul><ul><li>Soon traveled to clubs in Chicago and New York </li></ul>
  12. 12. 1920’S POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT: SPORTS HEROES JAZZ RADIO BOOK MAGAZINES MOVIES
  13. 13. HARMLEM RENIASSANCE : <ul><li>City in New York </li></ul><ul><li>The Rebirth of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theater </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Women in the 1920’s: pg 342 <ul><li>New Freedom = New Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New hair style “the bob” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shorter clothing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jazz music and dancing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Art, books, music helped them think differently </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some continued to work outside of home (WWI) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Right to vote (19 th Amendment) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 17. POSTITIVES & NEGATIVES of life in the 1920’s <ul><li>New products </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable Cars </li></ul><ul><li>Women's Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Jazz Age </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>New Heroes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ruth, Lindbergh </li></ul></ul>Production Inflation Strikes Fear of Communism Sacco and Vanzetti Immigration – deportation Working conditions and discrimination in the south KKK
  16. 18. <ul><li>Write 1 page in which you explain why you would or would not have liked to have lived during the 1920’s. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paragraph should include… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opening – </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ There are many reasons why I would love to live during the decade of the twenties. One reason is…” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Body </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Closing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>EXPLAIN WHY OR WHY NOT!!! </li></ul>
  17. 19. PG 348-349 Vocabulary Review and Chapter Quiz <ul><li>LAST ASSIGNMENT OF THE QUARTER! </li></ul><ul><li>20 POINTS </li></ul>
  18. 20. DIRECTIONS: <ul><li>Place the following in chronological order. </li></ul><ul><li>Write a 9 digit number (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10) </li></ul><ul><li>Speed and Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Winner will receive a treat during tomorrows test. </li></ul>
  19. 21. There are more than 500 radio stations in America 10 1 / 5 Americans owned a car 9 President Harding dies and Calvin Coolidge takes over 8 Nellie Ross became governor of Wyoming 7 Charles Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic 6 Mr. Boyle’s year of birth 5 WWI Ends 4 Communist revolt in Russia 3 Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested 2 Allowed only 357,000 immigrants into the USA 1
  20. 22. 3,4,2,1,10,8,7,6,9,5 Mr. Boyle’s year of birth 1976 1 / 5 Americans owned a car 1929 Charles Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic 1927 Nellie Ross became governor of Wyoming 1924 President Harding dies and Calvin Coolidge takes over 1923 There are more than 500 radio stations in America 1922 Allowed only 357,000 immigrants into the USA 1921 Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested 1920 WWI ends 1918 Communist revolt in Russia 1917
  21. 23. ANSWERS: 2 pts each <ul><li>1. Mass Media </li></ul><ul><li>2. Inflation </li></ul><ul><li>3. Deport </li></ul><ul><li>4. Installment Plan </li></ul><ul><li>5. Assembly Line </li></ul>
  22. 24. 2 pts each <ul><li>1. Different Jobs, more travel, more roads, new businesses </li></ul><ul><li>2. Many African Americans moved from the South… writers, artists, musicians </li></ul><ul><li>3. They feared communist would take over all of the businesses and property in the USA </li></ul><ul><li>4. People bought more products than they needed </li></ul><ul><li>5. Women increases their awareness of injustice, other women learned about advancing civil rights. </li></ul>

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