Presentation on theme: "Society & Mass Culture Changes in American Life ( )"— Presentation transcript:
1 Society & Mass Culture Changes in American Life (1880-1914) Chapter 21, Section 4
2 Essential Question What should schools teach? How did modern advertising spur on economic growth, as well as change Americans lives?What events led to more Americans having more leisure time available?
3 Mass CultureA Common Culture Experienced by Large Numbers of People
5 Schools Impact on Mass Culture City & States Passed Laws that Forced ALL Kids to Go to School (Suckers! )Immigration Was Increasing!Schools Taught English & Citizenship ClassesEveryone Learns the Same Things!Create an “American” Mass Culture
19 Department Stores Stores Where You Could Buy Anything & Everything! Montgomery WardSears Roebuck (Today Sears)
20 Mail Order Catalogs Department Stores Were Located in Cities Sears Roebuck & Montgomery Ward Sent Mail Order Catalogs Home To Customers in Rural AreasRural Customers Could Now Get the Same Products/Goods as those in Cities
21 U.S. Postal ServiceIn 1896, the U.S. Post Office Created a New System to Deliver Mail & Packages to HomesMore Americans Could Order Goods & Receive Them Using Mail Order Catalogs
38 Essential Question What should schools teach? How did modern advertising spur on economic growth, as well as change Americans lives?What events led to more Americans having more leisure time available?
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