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Image Science and Technology World War I is over, and a new decade has begun. There is peace in the world and prosperity at home. It is a time of exciting social, cultural, economic, and technological change. You see new products and new ideas coming into your life. Which changes in culture or technology will affect your life the most?
How will these new ideas and products change your life? Will these changes make life better and easier? How? Which class of people will be affected most by these changes?
To World 1928 Herbert Hoover is elected president. 1927 Lindbergh makes first transatlantic solo flight. First movie with sound, The Jazz Singer, released. Image 1925 Scopes Trial is held. Harlem Renaissance flourishes. 1924 Coolidge is elected president. Nellie Taylor Ross is first woman elected governor. 1923 Calvin Coolidge becomes president. 1920 Warren G. Harding is elected president.
Back to Home Back to U.S. 1929 National Revolutionary Party organized in Mexico. 1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact signed. 1926 Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan. 1923 Adolph Hitler tries but fails to gain power in southern Germany. 1922 Benito Mussolini is named Italy’s prime minister. 1921 Chinese Communist Party is founded.
Main Idea Why It Matters Now The government supported business and kept a hands-off policy in other matters. How involved the government should be in the economy remains an issue today.
What were important details about Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Henry Ford? PEOPLEDETAILS Hardingpresident whose administration was marked by scandal Coolidge Fordproducer of the Model T automobile and developer of the assembly line president who promoted business Image
What were Harding’s and Coolidge’s policies toward business? How did corruption affect the Harding administration? How did new technology help business to grow during the 1920s?
Back to Home Drawing Conclusions Which developments in the 1920s added to prosperity? Think About government’s role in the economy advances made in technology
Main Idea Why It Matters Now Changes in society in the 1920s brought new attitudes and lifestyles but also caused divisions and conflict. Many of the social issues of the 1920s continue to challenge American society today.
What were some fads of the Roaring Twenties? Image flagpole sittingbobbed hairstyles dance marathonssilly songs THE ROARING TWENTIES shorter hemlines
How did the Roaring Twenties change the lives of young people? What factors were responsible for the changes in women’s lives? What were the conflicts that divided society?
Back to Home Recognizing Effects How was American society transformed in the 1920s? Think About roles of young people and women migration of African Americans conflicts between groups
Main Idea Why It Matters Now Popular culture was influenced by the mass media, sports, and the contributions of African Americans. Much of today’s popular culture had its origins in this period.
What are some important facts about radio and movies in the 1920s? RADIOMOVIES spread popular culture moviemaking centered in Hollywood gave people an escape millions of radios sold stations broadcast news, sports, music, comedies, and commercials brought nation closer
Which two factors gave Americans more leisure time? What effect did radio have on sports? Why was Harlem called the unofficial capital of black America? Map
Back to Home Evaluating What contributions to popular culture occurred in the 1920s? Think About the impact of World War I the power of mass media new social values
1 How was the foreign policy of Harding and Coolidge isolationist? 2 What was the economic theory of laissez faire? 3 Which factors contributed to the nation’s growing wealth during the 1920s? 4 What changes took place in the behavior and values of young people during the 1920s? 5 What was the image of the flapper?
6 How did the 19th Amendment change women’s lives? 7 What were some of the divisions in society in the 1920s? 8 What were three examples of American popular culture? 9 Which factors contributed to the popularity of sports? 10 Why are the 1920s also called the Jazz Age?
Back to Home CATEGORIESMAIN IDEAS Finding Main Ideas GovernmentPresidents Harding and Coolidge support business to promote America’s economic well-being. Business Business booms in the 1920s, and the standard of living rises for many Americans. AgricultureFarmers are hit hard as the value of farm products falls. Technology Society Popular Culture New technologies lead to growth in business and changes in the way Americans live their lives. Changes in society bring new attitudes and new lifestyles to the nation, but some changes cause conflict. Movies, radio, jazz, and sports become popular entertainment.
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