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THE ROARING TWENTIES

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Transcript of THE ROARING TWENTIES

The Rise Of Fashion: Flappers: New Technology: 1920 Hospital and medicine - One of the first major inventions was the automobile invented by Henry Ford's. 1920's School of medicine What happened during the Roaring Twenties - "The Roaring Twenties" is a term used to refer to the 1920s - The era of social, artistic, and cultural dynamism - The roaring twenties was the rise of: - Flapper (modernized women) - New technology - Gangsters - "The Great Pandemic" The influenza also known as the Spanish Flu - Prohibition (The band of alcohol) THE ROARING TWENTIES By: Lilliam Loureiro - Fashion Fashion in the nineteen twenties was all about comfort. - Men wore knickers in the early twenties. They let go of their business casual in the early nineteen twenties and wore loose fitting pant, called Oxford Bags. Unlike that the ones earlier times, the men didn’t wear ties at all times. - While some adults disagreed with the fashion change and elder women of the age considered this to be scandalous and still held the thought that women shouldn’t show the ankle the young women continued to go with what was in. - The Flapper was born. - The Flapper was the most associated with the twenties, women made a drastic change their skirts were shorter, they partied all night long, smoked in public. They left their corsets behind in 1919 and wore cloche hats that covered their short locks, they dropped their dresses waistlines to their low hips and enjoyed the looseness. Flappers Fashion before the 1920's - Another popular invention found in almost every home was the Radio - Silent movies were introduced to the people in 1922 and were an extremely popular form of entertainment. - The 1920s was also a time of advancement in science and medicine. Deaths by Diphtheria was reduced due to the introduction of new immunizations. 1920 Automobile 1920 Radio 1920 Silent movies Prohibition: - Prohibition began on January 16, 1920, when the Eighteenth Amendment went into effect. During Prohibition, the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages were restricted and illegal - Prohibition was supposed to lower crime, reduce social problems, lower taxes needed to support prisons and poorhouses, and improve health in America. - Even though the sale of alcohol was illegal, alcoholic drinks were still widely available at "speakeasies" and other underground drinking establishments. - The prohibition was also the beginning of Gangsters. Speakeasy A prohibition protest Gangsters: - Due to the Prohibition gangsters are a great part of America's history in the 1920's - The 18th Amendment had banned the sale, transportation and manufacture of alcohol in America but it was clear to gangster like Al Capone that millions didn't want the law nor would follow it. - Capone was earning $60 million a year from alcohol sales alone The Great Pandemic: - The Spanish Influenza pandemic is one of the most lethal pandemics of the Modern Age - The total count of its victims ranged from 20 to 100 million people worldwide.
- The virus that caused the Spanish flu was the influenza A also known as the H1N1virus. The virus diverted from an unknown source. who was involved? - Everyone was involved in the Roaring Twenties - men and women rebel in fashion - Henry Ford inventor of the automobile. - Inventors - movie producers - Al Capone When did it occur? - The roaring twenties started 1919 after World War I and lasted all threw out the 1920's. How it affected people? The Roaring Twenties affected America in both positive and negative ways this era introduced new fashion and technology, band alcohol, brought gangster as well as sickness (Spanish Flu). Why it was important? - The roaring twenties was important because it was the beginning of modern America.
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