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Chapter 13: Roaring Life of the 1920s – Part I. Rural and Urban Differences In 1920, more Americans lived in large towns and cities than small towns and.

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1 Chapter 13: Roaring Life of the 1920s – Part I

2 Rural and Urban Differences In 1920, more Americans lived in large towns and cities than small towns and farms In 1920, more Americans lived in large towns and cities than small towns and farms Urbanization increased Urbanization increased Urban values began to dominate Urban values began to dominate Many people found it hard to adjust to city life Many people found it hard to adjust to city life

3 Prohibition Prohibition is the ban on alcoholic beverages Prohibition is the ban on alcoholic beverages 18 th Amendment 18 th Amendment Took effect in 1920 Took effect in 1920 Most support came from religious, rural Protestants Most support came from religious, rural Protestants Speakeasies opened up Speakeasies opened up Hidden saloons and nightclubs serving alcohol illegally Hidden saloons and nightclubs serving alcohol illegally People also bought liquor from bootleggers People also bought liquor from bootleggers Smugglers who brought it in from Canada and the Caribbean Smugglers who brought it in from Canada and the Caribbean

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5 Prohibition

6 Video Clip Prohibition Video Clip

7 Chapter 13: Roaring Life of the 1920s – Part II

8 Science vs. Religion During the 1920s, the nation saw the rise of Christian Fundamentalism During the 1920s, the nation saw the rise of Christian Fundamentalism Said everything in Bible was literally true Said everything in Bible was literally true Fundamentalists rejected science Fundamentalists rejected science Also rejected Darwins theory of evolution Also rejected Darwins theory of evolution

9 Scopes Trial – 3 mins

10 The 20s Woman Many women demanded same freedom as men Many women demanded same freedom as men New urban culture also influenced women New urban culture also influenced women The flapper was a free young woman The flapper was a free young woman Held new social attitudes Held new social attitudes Wore make-up, short skirts, short hair, more jewelry Wore make-up, short skirts, short hair, more jewelry Jobs were mostly in teaching, nursing, social work, secretaries Jobs were mostly in teaching, nursing, social work, secretaries

11 Education & Popular Culture Charles Lindbergh Charles Lindbergh First person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean First person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean Georgia OKeeffe Georgia OKeeffe Famous painter Famous painter Sinclair Lewis Sinclair Lewis F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway Authors Authors

12 Chapter 13: Roaring Life of the 1920s – Part III

13 Early African American Civil Rights Between 1910 – 1920, many African Americans moved from the South to the North Between 1910 – 1920, many African Americans moved from the South to the North Called the Great Migration Called the Great Migration Racial tensions increased in Northern cities Racial tensions increased in Northern cities Races riots occurred Races riots occurred

14 Great Migration

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16 NAACP and Marcus Garvey NAACP worked to end violence against African Americans NAACP worked to end violence against African Americans Anti-lynching laws passed Anti-lynching laws passed Marcus Garvey voiced a message of black pride Marcus Garvey voiced a message of black pride Thought African Americans should build a separate society Thought African Americans should build a separate society Began a return to Africa movement Began a return to Africa movement

17 The Harlem Renaissance Harlem Renaissance was a literary and artistic movement, celebrating African- American culture Harlem Renaissance was a literary and artistic movement, celebrating African- American culture Began in Harlem, NY Began in Harlem, NY Took pride in black culture Took pride in black culture Wrote about problems of being black in white culture Wrote about problems of being black in white culture

18 Harlem Renaissance I

19 Important Harlem Renaissance Figures Langston Hughes Langston Hughes Writer and poet Writer and poet Zora Neale Hurston Zora Neale Hurston Female writer Female writer Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Jazz trumpet player Jazz trumpet player Duke Ellington Duke Ellington Jazz piano player Jazz piano player

20 Harlem Renaissance II

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