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Investigating the 1920s

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BC: Photo Credits: Plane: Life Photo Archive http://www.gstatic.com/hostedimg/0e1d32298c8f2ea8_large Car: Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/seattlemunicipalarchives/4252486918/sizes/m/in/photolist-7tM7cY-e5TE8u-ckSStf-e5TYbw-d8kbmC-9HwocF-9Hwo9t-9Hwo7V-9Hzfcm-9Hwoeg-9Hzf7q-frhkqY-dRhmuR-frfUF7-fr1BHx-fr1C7H-frfUty-fr1BrT-frfUhm-fr1BC6-fr1BUF-9ZmdE4-9MuGvB-dt1gTV-fNrWyb-fNs4Ym-fNsaC7-fNs8mL-fNs2ps-fNrZxW-8Zv1X2-ajTmjA-dFXQsb-ehREdB-9iLUrD-7ZQ3bY-9URdpp-fCRfuC-9iQ3rW-gX1YXR-ebkteC-9fyPsx-eJFr5P-efsjWg-8ApFQ1-eYnJ9c-fMJ4mb-7MeEYh-g6EeUm-fL6zye-avN38p/ Truck: Chuckmans Collection http://chuckmancollectionvolume15.blogspot.com/2011/05/photo-chicago-becker-motor-company-ford.html Babe ruth: Creative Commons http://urbanapush20s.wikispaces.com/Sports+Entertainment Airmail: Wikipedia creative commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airmail Planes: Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:7th_Observation_Squadron_DH-4s_Rio_Hato_Airfield_1920s.jpg Babe ruth with bats: International business times http://www.ibtimes.com/top-ten-things-you-might-not-have-known-about-babe-ruth-705936 Dempsey: Creative Commons http://unityanddivision2.wikispaces.com/Jack+Dempsey+and+Boxing King kong: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kingkongposter.jpg The kid: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Kid_poster.jpg Musical: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A-Night-Out-1920-2.jpg Gold rush: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Gold_Rush.jpg Jazz Singer: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Jazz_Singer_1927_Poster.jpg Musical 2: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:AdeleFred1921.jpg#file Radio: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BroxSistersRadioTeddyBear.jpg Women: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:League_Women_Voters,_White_House.jpg 19th: Voices Education http://voiceseducation.org/content/democracy-work-ratification-19th-amendment

FC: Investigating the | 1920s | By: Haley Bitterman

1: The 1920s were filled with many new inventions and new ideas for everyday living. The changes were happening in every aspect of life including, cars, business, entertainment, sports, and women organizations.

2: In the 1920s Ford Motor Company produced the majority of the average consumer cars. They employed the most diverse work force and used innovative manufacturing systems. Ford produced the most affordable car for the public. | In the early 1920s Ford began to produce trucks for commercial use such as a snowmobile, ice cream truck, and transporting coca-cola.

3: "Golden Age of Flight" | The need for planes developed out of the First World War. Planes had not been very reliable but they continued to improve their load capacities and their distance to time ratio. Planes could now be used for mail deliveries and small passenger use. http://www.1920-30.com/aviation/

4: Many sports began to be utilized by businessmen to make money. They used the media to publicize the sport and lead to many stars.

5: Sports like baseball, tennis, and boxing were among many of the sports that became popular entertainment settings for the public, and business ventures for some. Jack Dempsey became the star of the boxing scene in the twenties. Many women also became well known during this time period: Helen Wills was a star tennis player. Everyone knows who Babe Ruth is because of this transition in the entertainment sport world. http://www.1920-30.com/sports/

6: Movies in the 1920s were called silent movies; these are movies without a soundtrack. The stars had a huge impact on the upcoming trends and provided a form of entertainment through art.

9: Broadway musicals became very popular due to the invention of the radio. New sounding music was being spread all around the nation and attracted an audience for their hit shows.


11: During this era, there was a Woman's Movement. This means that there was a lot of women activists coming together who had the same ideas and believed in the same goals. Carrie Chapman Catt was a leader during this time who worked with both the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women. Her groups worked to ensure women the right to vote and after the nineteenth amendment to make sure women used their new rights.

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