Presentation on theme: "How far did society change in the 1920s?"— Presentation transcript:
1How far did society change in the 1920s? What were the ‘Roaring Twenties’?This ppt originally appeared on the Langley Secondary School website at This site went down in July 2010, so I have copied it here.
2‘The Roaring Twenties’ The image 1920s America – “One long, crazy party, with jazz music playing on the radio, young fashionable women known as flappers wildly dancing the Charleston, large quantities of illegal alcohol being consumed, and everyone behaving in a scandalous manner.”
3‘The Roaring Twenties’ The reality In the aftermath of the war people were determined to have fun.They had more money and more leisure time.Women were freer than everThe entertainment industry boomed.The 1920s were the golden age for Hollywood films.It was also the Jazz Age with its crazes for new music and dances.
10Your TaskYou are going to work in pairs to produce an overview PowerPoint presentation about the ‘Roaring Twenties’.Your presentations must include information about the following:Movies, film starsMusic, dance crazes, radios, jazzSport, sporting heroesCars, holidaysFlorida land boomPlaying on the stock marketYour presentations must also include pictures, clips from movies, songs, etc…