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Fads and Heroes of the 1920’s By Ryan Hembury and Matt Ring.

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1 Fads and Heroes of the 1920’s By Ryan Hembury and Matt Ring

2 Thesis The fads and heroes both played a factor in the roaring twenties

3 Babe Ruth Global icon 714 career homeruns Best player in baseball throughout 1920’s Is considered to be the savior of baseball after the black sox scandal in the 1919’s

4 Dancing Very crazy and upbeat Dressed up nicely The Charleston Swing dancing Collegiate Shag Jazz Strolls Waltz and Foxtrot

5 Flappers Wore short skirts, dresses, and bobbed hair style Flapper is a young girl who has not become a mature woman The term was originated in Britain after WWI Smoking and drinking

6 Radio First Radio Broadcastings Crystal radios- used a piece of crystal to pick up radio signal Baseball games Presidential Debates Advertisements Weather

7 Charles Lindbergh May 21 st, 1927 First nonstop flight across Atlantic Ocean Video from History Channel

8 Henry Ford Founder of Ford Motor Company Assembly Line Model T Richest and well known in the world

9 Work Cited "Charles Lindbergh Biography." Charles Augustus Lindbergh Home Page. Web. 28 Jan "The Henry Ford: The Life of Henry Ford." The Henry Ford: America's Greatest History Attraction Home Page. Web. 28 Jan "1920s Fads." Absolute Fact. Web. 28 Jan The Decades Collection The History Channel, DVD.


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