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Transcript: The 1920s was mainly remembered for its class and social divides. African Americans were divided from the whites. In the 1920s, entertainment was all separate. It was white music, movies, and radio, which was different from black music, movies, and radio. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a big important writer. He was part of the Lost Generation group which was a group of people who became writers after the war. He married a women named Zelda and wrote many books. One of his great writings was The Great Gatsby. Jobs seemed to be a permanent feature in America starting in the 1920s. There were newer jobs that were being brought to americans such as factory jobs because of the new inventions that were being created. More people decided to get a job and not get an education because they thought making money was more important. The fashion in the 1920s was different to modern today fashion. Women, mainly, were the ones who made the 1920s such a big fashion decade. The Lost Generation Freund, Steve. "Lost Generation." In Faue, Elizabeth, and Gary B. Nash, eds. Encyclopedia of American History: The Emergence of Modern America, 1900 to 1928, Revised Edition (Volume VII). New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2010. American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp? ItemID=WE52&iPin=EAHVII143&SingleRecord=True (accessed February 11, 2014). F. Scott Fitzgerald who was a very famous writer for writing a class book called The Great Gatsby. This book was based apon his real life and what he went through in the war through another characters eyes which was named Jay Gatsby. The 1920s was a period in which new industries like automobiles, the chemical industry, and the electrical goods industry overtook the extractive industries and railroads of the 19th century as the dominant drivers of the economy. African Americans would try to imitate white music by doing covers of white music songs. The American Dream and the 1920s Not only was the race divided but the poor versus the rich were separated as well. There were 3 main classes of the 1920s which were the lower class, middle class, and upper class. The lower and upper classes were the main ones because more people were either really rich or really poor. Streissguth, Tom. "The End of the Roaring Twenties: 1929." The Roaring Twenties, Eyewitness History, Revised Edition. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2007. American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp? ItemID=WE52&iPin=EHRTEssay13&SingleRecord=True (accessed February 12, 2014). Sports Entertainment – Movies, Music (Jazz), and Radio The prohibition era during the 1920s was the law that made the sale, production, and distribution of alcohol a crime. They said it was a way to attain political and social perfection through the elimination of suffering, poverty, and hardship. Streissguth, Tom. "New Homes and a New Sound: September 1923–February 1924." The Roaring Twenties, Eyewitness History, Revised Edition. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2007. American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp? ItemID=WE52&iPin=EHRTEssay06&SingleRecord=True (accessed February 11, 2014). "Restoring the American Dream: Building a 21st Century Labor Movement That Can Win (excerpt)." American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp? ItemID=WE52&iPin=AHI5438&SingleRecord=True (accessed February 11, 2014). Temperance and Prohibition "Woman Dressed in the 'Flapper' Fashion." Library of Congress American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp? ItemID=WE52&iPin=AMCEVp13&SingleRecord=True (accessed February 11, 2014). F. Scott Fitzgerald & Zelda Fitzgerald Chicago's gangland warfare and crime syndicates did not begin with Prohibition. Davis, Cory A. "business and industry in the 20th century." In Kupperman, Karen Ordahl, ed. American Centuries: The Ideas, Issues, and Values That Shaped U.S. History. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2011. American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp? ItemID=WE52&iPin=AMCE154&SingleRecord=True (accessed February 11, 2014). Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Edward Estlin Cummings, and F. Scott Fitzgerald are just some of the many writers in the lost generation who were one of the first artistic cohorts to be viewed as a distinctive generation. The American Dream for people in the 1920s meant to be in the highest class and to be successful with their life they had goals set so they could work hard to achieve their american dream. Football's popularity during the 1920s lay primarily with the college games, but with professional football was small-town and blue-collar, with many teams located in smaller cities such as Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Canton, Ohio. Atkin, Natalie. "peace movements, 1900–1928." In Faue, Elizabeth, and Gary B. Nash, eds. Encyclopedia of American History: The Emergence of Modern America, 1900 to 1928, Revised

Great Britain : Musical Background

Transcript: The English bagpipe is a wind instrument that uses enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag. They are Aerophones. The parents of the Sixties teenage generation had spent their youth fighting for their lives in the Second World War and wanted their own children to enjoy their youth and be able to have more fun and freedom. By the early 1960s, teenagers were already significantly different to those of the decade past. The 1960's were the turning point in British music. Bands like: The Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin turned Great Britain from Classical to Rock and Roll and lifted the spirits of thousands across the Nation. Fun Facts English Bagpipes: The Brit Awards are the british annual pop music awards. It first began in 1977. The Beatles won: 3 Adele won: 8 Cold Play won: 9 Sam Smith: 3 One Direction: 5 The Brit Awards British top 20 Native/ popular Instruments Capital city is London Monarchy The Queen of the UK is the owner of 1/6 of the earths land. If you reach your 100th birthday you get a personalized car from the Queen It is legal for kids over 5 years old to drink alcohol at home. The UK is smaller than the U.S. state of Oregon. By: Kaya Clapper Musicians/Bands Great Britain's top 20 is very similar to our top music today! The Bell: Great Britain http://www.billboard.com/charts/united-kingdom-songs 1960's Rolling Stones Beatles One Direction Adele Radiohead Cold Play Queen Led Zeppelin The Wanted Sam Smith The Bell is a round framed idiophone, open on one side, with a clapper in the middle.

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Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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