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1920's: Prohibition, Women's Rights, Racial Discrimination/T

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Katie Bugbee

on 13 June 2014

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Transcript of 1920's: Prohibition, Women's Rights, Racial Discrimination/T

A picture of "The Milwaukee Leader", a newspaper of the 1920s. It is reporting billions of dollars being lost because of the stock market crash in 1929.
If we did not have The Crash, it is possible that we could still be in debt from the war. Also, the social security act would have never been passed. Another thing, the U.S. might have never experienced the Great Depression.
What if "the crash" didn't happen?
When was the 19th amendment ratified?
August 18, 1920
Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote.

Who were flappers?
Flappers were a fashionable young women intent on enjoying themselves and flouting conventional standards of behavior. (source: google.com)
How was organized crime effected by prohibition?
Organized crime was affected by prohibition because many more mobs and gangs were formed against it. Also, people started to pay bootleggers to smuggle alcohol illegally.
Inquiry 8, 2013-2014
What is a speakeasy?
A liquor store that was created during prohibition where people illegally consumed and produced and sold alcohol.
The Valentine's Day massacre was arranged by Al Capone in Chicago.
Where was the Valentines Day Massacre?
Why was prohibition repealed?
Prohibition was repealed because it sparked to much organized crime & to many riots and mobs were formed against it.
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Student Resources in Conduct
Extended knowledge; social studies class and all my previous knowledge on the subject.
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