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The American Dream Timeline~~
Transcript of The American Dream Timeline~~
My American Dream
The American Dream
The American Dream~
Back in the 1920's the American dream would be seen as what you all know of " The Great Gatsby" type of dream
The spiraling 1930's
In the 1930s more than 15 million Americans of wage-earning workers were unemployed
Decided there needed to be a change
World war II
Early beginnings of new technologies
Cold War conflicts involving the rival superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States
Let's fast forward through time
Can you guess the time period ? No well it's the 2000's!
Change in style ( fashion , standard of living , Cars , houses, jobs)
Economy changed , more opportunities
material items of wants//needs increased
population increased dramatically
education is more important and a necessity for jobs etc
Most Americans didn't have much worry or stress.
The 1920's were about parties and having a luxurious lifestyle
Drinking & Smoking
1932, Americans elected a new president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt,
He created a new role for government in American life.
- it did provide an unique safety net to millions of suffering Americans.
The development of radar.
The development of missiles.
The development of jet aircraft.
The development of commercial television.
The microwave oven.
The invention of Velcro.
The invention of Tupperware
Rock and roll evolved with artist such as Elvis Presley , James Brown, Buddy Holly, Bobby Darin, Ritchie Valens, Chuck Berry, and , Johnny Cash just to name a few
Abstract expressionism and pop art also became popular during this time
Life is getting even more interesting !! c:
While other parts of the world struggled to rebuild from the devastation of World War II, citizens of the United States saw their standard of living surpass what previous generations had only dreamed about.
The economy overall grew by 37%
Google , Facebook, Texting , ipods and of course one of the popular series Harry potter!!
short haircuts ,spiky hair, dyed hair, the buzzcut were popular in the early 2000s. While girls favored straight hair extensions and chunky highlights. It also became fashionable to sport curly hair
The United States is one of the top 20 in the world by the standards economists use as measures of standards of living.
economy slowly developing
" Slang language// terms "is a major factor now
September 4, 1998
Google, Date founded
February 4, 2004
October 23, 2001
Tablet that replaces laptops
Paid off home and car
A family or the start of one
Money for savings and necessities
My loving dog
Thank you for listening
and a few other websites I can not remember c: