Presentation on theme: "Objective After viewing a PPT and taking notes on the major changes in society during the 20’s, Students will be able to compose a persuasive speech supporting."— Presentation transcript:
Objective After viewing a PPT and taking notes on the major changes in society during the 20’s, Students will be able to compose a persuasive speech supporting either the modernist or traditionalist view.
View of a baseball catcher and player in action at Merchant's Park, South Broadway and West Center Avenue, Denver, Colorado. New Labor Laws increased amount of leisure time. People took up Golf & Tennis Baseball “America’s Pastime” Babe Ruth & Satchel Paige Yankee Stadium “House that Ruth Built” Football “Red” Grange- Galloping Ghost
Flourishing of African American Culture Writing, Music, Art, and philosophy Langston Hughes W.E.B Dubois Zora Neal Hurston Duke Ellington Louis Armstrong Based in Harlem, NY
18th Amendment 1917 Prohibited sale, production, and distribution of alcohol Temperance Movement Lead by Religious groups & women/ suffragettes Repealed in 1933 21st Amendment Mafia- gangs- Mob Al “Scarface” Capone Prohibition Video
19th Amendment 1920 Women’s right to vote World War I affect on employment economy Women in the Work force Consumerism Cultural Change Skirts, flapper dresses, cosmetics, birth control
WWI - thrift! After the war economy boomed. New innovative products- Make Life easier! Cars, vacuums, irons, refrigerators, Decrease in costs of production cheaper products Department Stores! First shopping malls!
Radio had been around Became cheaper. Not just a source of news, but entertainment as well “The Shadow” Movies First silents Then “Talkies.” “The Birth of a Nation”
Automobile and Airplanes Ford’s scientific management system made cars more affordable Commercial Air Ford Tri-motor Barnstorming for WWI Pilots Another form of entertainment
Traditionalism vs. Modernism What does traditional mean? –In accordance with tradition ??? pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines Its been this way forever… What does modern mean? –of or pertaining to present and recent time; not ancient or remote