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1920's: Social Aspects

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FC: 1920s: A Social Aspect

1: chapter 1:pop culture of the 1920's

2: Automobiles aloud people to travel longer distances, created many jobs and businesses like gas stations and tire manufacturers, growth of industries for steel rubber and oil for automobiles. The impact of radio and movies was movies were at silent theaters which had video clips with a short caption after, radios only had a couple stations with local or worldwide news. The airplane made it easier to travel longer distances in a shorter period of time. Advertising started to be made public over different radio stations T.V. commercials, newspapers, or direct mail. Sports started to become more popular and started to become bigger and better and started to be broadcasted.

3: Chapter 2: Intolerance and Suspicion

4: KKK in 1920's: | KKK- A secret organization in the southern U.S active for several years after the civil war. Responsible for many lawless and violent proceedings. KKK show intolerance by murders, burnings, and other violent crimes. Believed that white is master race. The Red Scare- About worker (socialists) revolution and political radicalism. Palmer Raids- Attempts by the United States Department of Justice to arrest and deport radical leftists, especially anarchists from U.S.

5: Chapter 3: Prohibition and Crime

6: The 18th amendment was not very effective because many people created speakeasies and were bootleggers(people who created alcohol illegally. Violators were fined up to $1000 or arrested. The 1920s had a big reputation for gangsters and crime because its when the idea of gangsters and crime was at its prime, i think that the reputation is well deserved.

7: Chapter 4: Women

8: Flappers changed how women were viewed because they did things women weren't supposed to do. They smoked cigs, drank booze, and wore just about anything they wanted to. Women gained a lot in the 1920s. Mostly more freedom than before. They gained voting rights, rights in general, and more labor availability. There's a huge difference in women in todays era and in the 1920s era. Women are more independent and vocal then they were in the 1920s, even flappers.

9: Chapter 5: Harlem Renaissance

10: Some developments during WWI that helped the Harlem Renaissance is jazz music discrimination and industries booming. Racial consciousness affected the Harlem Renaissance by it started many riots against whites that were discriminating. Some contributions African Americans made were the start of jazz music, and many black artists rose up. Mass media brought all Americans together and got them to enjoy and share the same cultures. The UNIA formed an important link in the struggle for freedom, justice, and equality.

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