5Limiting Immigration Nativism The Klan Rises Again The Quota System- sharply reduced immigration from southern and eastern Europe as well as Asia.
6Labor UnrestIn 1919, unions called for more than strikes involving more than 4 million workersEmployers refused demands for higher wages/shorter hours/right to join unionsEmployers labeled strikers as communistsJohn L. Lewis
7Republicans in PowerWarren HardingCalvin CoolidgeHerbert Hoover*Election of pro-business presidents Harding and Coolidge*Isolationist philosophy*Immigration quotas*Tariffs on imports to discourage foreign business competition*Corruption in Harding's administration
8Business and Technology You Tube: Henry Ford and Model T Growth of automobile industryAdvertising gains popularityWidespread use of electricityIncreased production of consumer goodsBuying on creditSuperficial prosperity
10F. Scott Fitzgerald Coined the term “Jazz Age” Author of The Great Gatsby
11Changing Ways of Life Prohibition Science and Religion Clash The Twenties WomanSportsMusic and DanceHarlem RenaissanceCharles Lindbergh
12ProhibitionThe banning of the manufacture, sale, and possession of alcoholic beverage (18th Amendment)Speakeasies and bootleggersOrganized CrimeYouTube - Paper Lace-The Night Chicago DiedAl Capone
13Science and Religion Clash Battle between fundamentalist religious groups and secular thinkers over the validity of certain scientific discoveriesFundamentalists contest Darwin's theory of evolutionScopes Monkey TrialClarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan
14The Twenties Woman The Flapper New Work Opportunities Right to Vote (19th Amendment)YouTube-19th Amendment
15Sports Heroes of the 1920's Jim Thorpe Babe Ruth Gertrude Ederle Helen Wills
16Jazz AgeAs jazz music was sweeping the nation via the phonograph, radio, and the movies, young men and their flapper partners shocked their elders by dancing cheek-to- cheek fox-trots and the Charleston.Louie ArmstrongGeorge GershwinThe Charleston Dance
17Harlem RenaissanceA literary and artistic movement celebrating African-American culture.YouTube - Harlem renaissanceLangston Hughes
18“I, Too” by Langston Hughes I, too sing America.I am the darker brother.They send me to eat in the kitchenWhen company comes,But I laugh,And eat well,And grow strong.Tomorrow,I'll be at the tableWhen company comes.Nobody'll dareSay to me,“Eat in the kitchen,”Then.Besides,They'll see how beautiful I amAnd be ashamed-I, too, am America.
19Youth in the Roaring Twenties Flagpole SittingOxford BagsBobbed HairDance Marathons
201920’s Slang Language Sampler Applesauce- an expletive same as horsefeathers, As in "Ah applesauce!"Bee's Knees - An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimateCat's Meow - Something splendid or stylish; The best or greatest, wonderful.Copacetic - Wonderful, fine, all rightCheaters - EyeglassesDrugstore Cowboy - a guy that hangs around on a street corner trying to pick up girlsDumb Dora - a stupid femaleEgg - a person who lives the big lifeFlat Tire - A dull witted, insipid, disappointing date. Same as pill, pickle, drag, rag, oilcanGiggle Water - An intoxicating beverage; alcoholHeebie-Jeebies - The jittersHotsy - Totsy - PleasingReal McCoy - The genuine articleRitzy - Elegant (from the hotel)Wet Blanket - a solemn person, a killjoy