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192 0s McKayla Sanders Victoria Davis Porsche Kemp
Pop Culture Music Flapper Automobiles Movies Radio Speakeasies Sports Aviation
National and International Headlines 19 th Amendment Prohibition Sacco and Vanzetti 1922 Flapper emerges 1924 Late night work outlawed Change of fashion Al Capone Birth Control
Literature James Weldon Johnson Countee Cullen Zora Neale Hurston Jean Toomer Claude McKay Langston Hughes Harlem became the source of inspiration. Phyllis Wheatly, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, and Frederick Douglas began to pave the way for African American writers to be published. Harlem became the backdrop for many stories and poetry.
Music Jazz Nightclubs and speakeasies Big bands Negro Spirituals Radio and phonograph recordings carried the music across America. Bessie Smith- “Empress of Blues” Duke Ellington- Pianist and Bandleader Louis Armstrong- Trumpeter Fletcher Henderson- Started the first big band
Entertainment The 1920s were known as the “Decade of Entertainment. ” Jazz music Broadway Radio Movies Vaudeville
Fashion Bobbed hair Showing more skin Short dresses Make-up Fishnets Smoking becomes fashionable in Home hair color in 10 different colors becomes popular in 1929.
National Disasters The Great Flood of Mississippi River pours out into Arkansas Great Lakes, 100 people died. St. Valentine's Day Massacre- On the morning of St. Valentine's Day in 1929, seven men were gunned down in cold blood in a garage in Chicago. The massacre, orchestrated by Al Capone, shocked the nation by its brutality and made Capone a national celebrity.
Communicat ion Radio Newspaper Advertising Magazines
Scientific Inventions/Technolo gy Traffic Light Hair Dryer Lie Detector Frozen Food Penicillin Rocket Car with combustion Band Aids
Sports News 1920s known as “The Golden Age of Sports.” February 12, 1920, National Negro Baseball League is founded. September 28, 1920 eight Chicago White Sox players are charged with throwing the 1919 World Series in what becomes known as the “Black Sox Scandal.” They are eventually banned from the game for life. September 29, 1920 New York Yankee Babe Ruth breaks his own single- season home run record with 54 home runs. The American Professional Football Association changes its name to the National Football League (NFL). January 1, The Rose Bowl football game is broadcast coast-to-coast on the radio.
Changing Roles of Individuals and Families Women in the 1920s finally received the right to vote, changing the roles given in the family.