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Roaring 20s

South Carolina Standard 5-4.1
by

Amy Swick

on 13 March 2013

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Transcript of Roaring 20s

Life after World War I Roaring 20s Boom in Economics Great Migration Harlem Renaissance 19th Amendment Women Get the Right to Vote!!!!!! African Americans moved from the Rural South to the Urban North Many people were living a better life, but not all. The benefits:
automobiles
air travel
mass produced (production lines)
radios
movies
new appliances These changed many people (including women) lives. Not everyone:
Sharecroppers, factory workers and others could not afford the items they
helped to build. Women worked during World War
I and were granted the right to
vote. Result of Push and Pull Factors Push- Jim Crow and Lynching Push- Sharecropping Push- Boll Weevil Push- No Jobs PULL- JOBS!!!!!! African Americans brought their culture
with them. Writers Artists Musicians Jazz was brought to France by black soldiers
in World War One and became popular amoung
both white and black people. Racial and Ethnic Conflict Racial prejuidices still exsisted in the north. last hired, first fired Race Riots in 1920s White Americans in both
North and South worked
against racial equality Hard to accept when African Americans
fought in WWI to "make the world
safe for democracy" Anti-Immigrant feelings became worse More Catholic and Jewish left
East Europe and became targets
of the Ku Klux Klan Laws limiting number of immigrants
were passed Prohibition outlawed alcohol to control
the immigrant population The law was widely ignored and led
to crime through gangs and speakeasys Law repelled in 1930s
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