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Transcript of 1910-1919
Women, African Americans, and previously unemployed people found jobs
During the War
Literature/Poetry of Period
Film and Media
Gold Brick- someone who doesn't do his/her share of the work
Bimbo- tough guy
Cushy- easy or simple
Grifter- a con artist
Hoosegow- jail or prison
Heel- a loser
Loony Bin- insane asylum
Crack Pot- crazy person with unworkable ideas
On the Make- flirting
Floozy- woman of loose morals
Simp- stupid person
Meathook- a hand
Beezer- a nose
Dilly- something excellent
Neo Gothic/Neo Classic
Tin Pan Alley
In 1915, Albert Einstein completed the General Theory Of Relativity
Alfred wegener was the first to come up with the Continental drift.
Jeannette Rankin from Missoula becomes the first woman to serve in congress.
Pin Boys working at a Brooklyn bowling alley
Boys working at a glass factory
Newsies working the St. Louis branch
Women working in a textile factory
Toys and Games
Boys playing marbles
Arthur Fields riding a kid car
Champion Australian girls' swimming team 1919
Harlem basketball team
Cripples' one-legged race 1918
1916 Red Sox
Babe Ruth, Bill Carrigan, Jack Barry, Vean Gregg
Art of Period
On March 3, 1915 the predissesor to NASA was formed, The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
World war one starts on july 1914 and ends on November 11, 1918
More than 9 million combatants were killed, due to a casualty rate exacerbated by new technological advancements in war and industrial inventions, and tactical stalemate.
Oreos were introduced in 1912
During the time of the war, the Spanish flu was on the rise, killing more people then military weapons.
How the 1910s Impacted other Decades
The Spanish Flu
Approximately 20% to 40% of the worldwide population became ill
An estimated 50 million people died
Nearly 675,000 people died in the United States
After the War
Soldiers returned home
Unemployment went up
"Planted the Seeds" for The Great Depression
Dr. Paul Dudley White
Killed over 15 million people
Famous legal issues
in 1919, Schenck V. United States the Supreme Court invented the famous "clear and present danger" test to determine when a state could constitutionally limit an individual's free speech rights under the First Amendment.
in 1918, Hammer v. Dagenhart was a United States Supreme Court decision involving the power of Congress to enact child labor laws. forbidding the sale of manifactured goods made by children 14 and younger.