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RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM SCOPES TRIAL – EVOLUTION VS. CREATION – SCIENCE VS. RELIGION TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION SPURRED SOCIAL TENSIONS POST WAR PROTESTANS.

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1 RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM SCOPES TRIAL – EVOLUTION VS. CREATION – SCIENCE VS. RELIGION TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION SPURRED SOCIAL TENSIONS POST WAR PROTESTANS FACED EXAPNDING ROMAN CATHOLIC & JEWISH POPULATIONS TN LAW CHALLENGED BY ACLU DARROW DEFENSE & BRYAN PROSECUTION VICTORY FOR GOVERNMENT HOLLOW BRYAN DIES SHORTLY SOON AFTER REVERSED ON TECHNICALITY

2 DONT JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER

3 THE ROARING 20S CULTURAL LIBERATION DISAFFECTED VIEW OF MANY POST VERSAILLES FAILURE LOST GENERATION OF WRITERS: S. LEWIS (BABBIT & MAIN STREET), T.S. ELLIOT (THE WASTELAND) WM. FAULKNER (THE SOUND & THE FURY) ESCAPE CONSPIRACY AGAINST THE INDIVIDUAL CASUTIC PROBING OF SMALL TOWN LIFE, REJECT TRADITION (e.e.cummings) LITERATURE GREATEST CULTURAL ADVANCE BOTH BLACK & WHITE

4 THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE PRIDE IN CULTURE, HERITAGE HUGE OUTPOURING OF LITERATURE LANGSTON HUGHES, ZORA NEAL HURSTON MUSICAL GENIUS – LOUIE ARMSTRONG & OTHERS JAZZ MUSIC – HOPED TO BRIDGE GAP BETWEEN RACES BUT DIDNT; IMPROVISATION, BREAK W/ TRADITIONAL MUSIC MARCUS GARVEY & BACK TO AFRICA MOVEMENT – FAILURE OVERALL WHEN BLACK STAR LINE BANKRUPT BUT SUCCESS WITH BLACK NURSES OF THE RED CROSS NOT PAN-AFRICAN MOVEMENT MANY CONCERNED W/ ECONOMIC STABILITY BOTH BLACK & WHITE

5 FILM, RADIO, ARCHITECTURE

6 WHAT GOES UP BOOMING BUSINESS AFTER BRIEF POSTWAR DEPRESSION 1922 FARMERS DONT PARTICIPATE IN GROWTH GROWTH OF CITIES LED TO INCREASED DEMAND FOR GOODS BUSINESS & HOUSEHOLDS RUN ON ELECTRICITY (60%) WWI MENTALITY OF SAVING NOW REPLACED WITH BUY, BUY, BUY CORPORATE CONSOLIDATION, MASS MARKETING, CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS TRANSFORMED SOCIETY MOST IMPORTANT CHARACTERISTIC OF STOCK MARKET WAS SPECULA- TION & BUYING ON MARGIN CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION RAMPANT

7 REIGNING IN THE BULL ECONOMY NOT AS SOUND AS IT APPEARS MERGERS LED TO JOB LOSS – THOUSANDS OF COMPANIES DIS- APPEAR GROWTH IN CONSUMER DEBT: $6BILLION BY 1929 FARMERS $273 PER CAPITA WORKERS $681 PER CAPITA WAGE DISPARITY BETWEEN N. FACTORY WORKERS VS. SOUTHERN TRUCKING REPLACING RR NATURAL GAS & PETROLEUM REPLACING COAL RAYON REPLACING COTTON SOUTH REPLACING NORTH AS MFG. CENTER

8 WOMEN IN THE NEW ECONOMIC ORDER FLAPPER – SUBSET OF WOMEN, YOUNG, URBAN, SINGLE – MOST WORKING, WORRYING, WAITING WAGE DISCRIMINATION ERA FAILS 1923 EDUCATION INCREASES BUT NOT REPRESENTED IN THEIR PROFESSION; MED SCHOOL QUOTAS MARGARET SANGER: BIRTH CONTROL ONE OF PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENTS IMPORTANT LEGACIES

9 A – U – T - O 2 nd INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION – ELECTRICITY NOT STEAM 70% OF INDUSTRIAL POWER ELECTRIC 1913 HENRY FORD PERFECTS THE ASSEMBLY LINE, CARS $300; FOR THE MASSES? ANY COLOR AS LONG AS ITS BLACK! % OF AMERICANS OWNED CARS BUT IN % BOUGHT ON CREDIT MILLIONTH MODEL T CAME OFF THE LINE IN MICHIGAN CHRYSLER INTRODUCES COLOR & COMPETITION BEGINS 1929 AUTO MFG ACCOUNTED FOR 9% OF ALL MFG. WAGES DRIVE IN MOVIES, CAR DATES, TRIPS TO THE SHORE, HOTELS, MOTELS, HOLIDAY INNS, RESTAURANTS, SERVICE STATIONS; JOBS GROWING EXPONENTIALLY


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