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Roaring 20's and The Great Depression

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S: Jeff and Joes 1920's MIXBOOK

BC: God Bless America

FC: From the Roaring 20's to The Great Depression By: Jeff and Joe

1: During the 1920's many people moved out of farms and into cities.

2: Cars Became Very Popular During the 1920's. By 1927, Henry Ford had sold 15 million Model T's.

3: Car Making Became alot eaiser with the creation of the ASSEMBLY LINE

4: 1920 - November 2: First Radio broadcast. Since TV's weren't invented radio's were the next best thing.

5: The stock market was great during the 1920' 's. Since prices kept rising, people bought on margin. Meaning they bought more shares then they can afford. They had to take a loan and once they sold their stock they most likely had enough money to pay back the bank, and still make a profit.

6: Jazz Became very popular during the 20's. Louis Armstrong was one of the great jazz players.

7: Sports became very popular as well. Baseball,Football and Boxing were the most popular

8: The KKK was a group of rascist people who threatened and killed any person they didn't like. The Ku Klux Klan grew most rapidly in cities which had high growth rates between 1910 and 1930, such as Detroit, Memphis, Dayton, Atlanta, Dallas, and Houston.

9: In the early 1920's the Volstead Act, or Prohibition , was an important amendment. The amendment prohibited the consumption of alcohol and made trading alcohol illegal. This caused many problems in society.

10: Organized Crime was a big part of the social problemems in the 1920's. Al Capone led the italian mafia and he was a powerful man.

11: The 1920's were a great time in American history(this era was reffered to as the roaring 20's) Many people were rich and every one had a job. The 20's were a great time to live in.

12: In October 1929 the stock market crashed! People who bought on margin went bankrupt, banks closed, overpopulation. The Great depression was one of the worst times in America.

14: During the 1930's(Great Depression) many banks closed down because almost everyone went to the bank to withdraw money after the stock market crash. These were called Bank Runs

15: The dust bowl came at the wrong time. A huge drought came over the midwest and farmers were forced to move.

16: Herbert Hoover believed that the best way to get out of a depression was to let the economy fix itself. This upset many people

17: A Hooverville was the popular name for shanty towns built by homeless men during the Great Depression. They were named after the President at the time, Herbert Hoover, because he allegedly let the nation into depression.

18: The 1930's(The Great Depression) was one of the worst times in American history but it had a small upside.

19: During the 30's the US had one of its great Presidents in office, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Also sports stars such as Jesse Owens and Joe DiMaggio became heros and icons during the 1930's. Amelia Earheart became the first women to fly across the atlantic ocean alone. Sadly she disapeard and was never found.

21: President Franklin D. Roosevelt creted The New Deal. The New Deal was consisted of many acts to help out the economy. Some of these acts included the Glass- Steagall Act also called FDIC. This act came in to play in 1933. It created federally insured bank deposits to try and prevent another bank from failing. The National Youth Administration(NYA) created part-time jobs for more than 2 million college and high school students.

22: During the 1920's the United States was at the highest point in its history. Busisnesses were booming, people had jobs, new products were being made and every one was living a great life.

23: The 20's was one of the greatest times in US history but it was followed up by one of the worst. Everyone was poor,no one had jobs and some people even killed themselves so their families would get money from life insurance.

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