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1 The United States Social Studies Class Sara Frances April 3,2008

2 Music Jazz sweeps the U.S. New Orleans style range; Chicago is jazz center towards end of decade “Let me call you sweetheart” I am dreaming Dear of you, day by day Dreaming when the skies are blue, When they're gray; When the silv'ry moonlight gleams, Still I wander on in dreams, In a land of love, it seems, Just with you. Let me call you "Sweetheart," I'm in love with you. Let me hear you whisper that you love me too. Keep the love-light glowing in your eyes so true. Let me call you "Sweetheart," I'm in love with you. Longing for you all the while, More and more; Longing for the sunny smile, I adore; Birds are singing far and near, Roses blooming ev'rywhere You, alone, my heart can cheer; You, just you. Let me call you "Sweetheart," I'm in love with you. Let me hear you whisper that you love me too. Keep the love-light glowing in your eyes so true. Let me call you "Sweetheart," I'm in love with you.moonlight

3 New Slang Words The word “Jazz” Though most words haven't seen the light of day outside of a jazz club, quite a few have found their way into the mainstream American lexicon, and are still bandied about today. Words like, hip, cat and daddy-o have helped contribute to Jazz's “cool” mystique. Get something off one’s chest To get something off your chest" is to talk about it with somebody, even though it is embarrassing or difficult.

4 Money  U.S Postal Saving Bank opens The Postal Savings System was established on January 1, 1911, by an Act of Congress of June 25, Although bankers first viewed the Postal Savings System as competition, they were later convinced that the system brought a considerable amount of money out from mattresses and cookie jars.  U.S buys Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million The islands remained under Danish rule until 1917, when the United States purchased them for $25 million in gold in an effort to improve military positioning during critical times of World War I. St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John became the US Virgin Islands.

5 Entertainment George M. Cohan’s “The Little Millionaire”, “Hello Broadway” “Why Mary?” by Jesse Lynch Williams, 1 st Pulitzer prize-winning play

6 Art Mona Lisa Stolen from the Lourve Mona Lisa-The Mona Lisa is a famous 16th-century portrait by Leonardo da Vinci. The Mona Lisa's mysterious smile has beguiled generations of viewers, but the true identity of the woman pictured in the portrait remains unknown, despite intensive research by art historians. Leonardo da Vinci Picasso’s “Peirrot” His famous images were used in sets for plays.

7 Fashion and Beauty Hobble skirt- Hobble skirt- Although restrictive skirts first appeared in Western fashion in 1880s, the term was first used in reference to a short- lived trend of narrow skirts in around The Parisian fashion designer Paul Poiret is sometimes credited with the design, inspired by the widespread Oriental influence on Western culture, but in fact the extreme hobble skirt is an evolution of the narrowing skirt seen in fashion since the turn of the century.

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9 Fashion and Beauty Keds sneakers- e 1916, Keds sneakers have represented authenticity, quality, performance and style. Leading actresses, athletes and style icons throughout the years have worn their Keds Keds sneakers- e 1916, Keds sneakers have represented authenticity, quality, performance and style. Leading actresses, athletes and style icons throughout the years have worn their Keds canvas sneakers. canvas sneakers.

10 Science Experiments with short-wave radio-On December 11, 1901, Guglielmo Marconi amazed the world when he successfully transmitted a Morse code signal 2,137 miles (3,440 km) from England to Canada using radio waves. Experiments with short-wave radio-On December 11, 1901, Guglielmo Marconi amazed the world when he successfully transmitted a Morse code signal 2,137 miles (3,440 km) from England to Canada using radio waves. England Discovery of test for immunity from diphtheria, composition of chlorophyll, isolation of vitamin A- Discovery of test for immunity from diphtheria, composition of chlorophyll, isolation of vitamin A-

11 Religion Pope Pius- Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto is his real name. His parents were very poor. Pope Pius- Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto is his real name. His parents were very poor. Pope Benedict- Benedict was first a pope struggling for peace. He was elected, 3 September, 1914, by a consistory which included cardinals who were citizens of the contending powers, because he favored neither side. Pope Benedict- Benedict was first a pope struggling for peace. He was elected, 3 September, 1914, by a consistory which included cardinals who were citizens of the contending powers, because he favored neither side.

12 Bad Guys ► D► D► D► Dr. Crippen ►M►M►M►Murderer ►M►M►M►Mata Hari ►S►S►S►Spy

13 Who Died Mark Twain- Mark Twains Real name is Samuel Langhorne Clemson. His father was a layer. Mark Twain- Mark Twains Real name is Samuel Langhorne Clemson. His father was a layer. Henry Clay Frick- Henry Clay Frick was an American Industrialist and banker. He was the grandson of a wealthy miller and distiller Henry Clay Frick- Henry Clay Frick was an American Industrialist and banker. He was the grandson of a wealthy miller and distiller

14 The End By Sara Frances


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