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Roaring 20s Prezi
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Block 2 What made the 1920s "Roaring"? The younger generation began to break away from the molds that their parents and grandparents had been in. They shortened their hair, their dress hems, wore makeup, drank, swore and smoked. There was also a big business boom, with automobiles being priced low enough that low income families could afford them. Commercials convinced many people to use credit with the attitude of buy now, pay later. Babe Ruth is one of the most known baseball players of all time. He hit 714 home runs in 22 seasons and he is still considered one of the best. Babe Ruth Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was the first women to try and fly around the world. She had already broke many flying records for women, but on her way around the world her radio transmitter wasn't working, so her flying team lost track of her. Her disappearance is a mystery still. Gertrude Ederle Gertrude Ederle was the first women to swim across the English Channel, which had already been done by 5 other men, but no women had yet. Gertrude even finished in record-setting time. Things That Influenced the Identity of the US in the 1920s Social All the old values and lifestyles that had been taught to the new generation had been thrown down the drain.
Women cut their hair short, wore their dresses shorter, and wore more make-up.
People listened and watched the same things through radio and movies. Economical The 1920's offered plenty of jobs,
and huge incomes.
Women also moved into the workforce so there was a second income to help out with the taxes and rent.
Most small farmers gave up the farming
industry and sold their land to people who would later build factories there. Important People of the 1920s The modern political system was created in the 1920s, characterized by advertising, low voting turn out, and weak parties.
The Republican party controlled the consecutive branch during the 1920s.
Because there were only men in the government offices in the 1920s, ideas coming from women, such as "maternity leave" were all turned down. Political Pictures of The 1920s Flappers Prohibition Radios were
becoming popular 1920s Car Jazz music was becoming popular