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Transcript of The 1930s
Scientific and Technological
March 3, 1931 President Hoover signs a bill making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem
1932- Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected his first term as the president of the United States
March 9, 1933- the first "hundred days" of the "First New Deal" begins with a special session of Congress that concentrates on passing legislation to revive the economy
December 5, 1933 Prohibition ends with the 21st amendment.
January 4, 1935 the "Second New Deal" begins with Roosevelt's plans for social reform
April 8, 1935 the WPA is created
November 3, 1936- Franklin D. Rooselvelt is elected to his second term as president
1933- President Franklin D. Roosevelt presents the nation with his first radio address known as "fireside chat"
1937- Dr. Seuss becomes popular
1937- Walt Disney presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which is the first animated feature film
1939- Gone With the Wind, a film about the Civil War, opens. The Wizard of Oz takes audiences to a land of magic and fantasy starring Judy Garland.
December 1932- the Educational Equality League is founded in Philadelphia
April 17,1933 the CCC opens its first course which plays a key role in educating young people
1934-Boycotts of segregated schools in Berwyn, Pennsylvania lead to desegregation.
June 10, 1935- the Tennessee house of Representatives passes to stop teaching evolution.
1930- X-rays become a popular tool for doctors and the common cold virus is discovered
Sliced bread is available in American supermarkets
February 18, 1930 Clyde William Tombaugh confirms the existence of Pluto, the ninth planet in the solar system. (which will be eventually named a dwarf planet in 2006)
1931- Polio epidemic
1932- serum to treat Yellow Fever is created
June 20, 1935 the first mechanical heart keeps organs alive outside the body
1933- the speed of light is at 18,600 miles per second
October 22, 1938- the first "xerox" copy is made using a process called xerography
Albert Einstein writes president Franklin D. Roosevelt to advise funding research on the atomic bomb
How Did This Affect Their Lives?
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"In The Mood" By Glenn Miller
By: Ruma Jadhav
Became technologically advanced
Became a more social country
Lead to more advancements in the future
Helped the public get through the depression
Provided a more diverse educational experience for children
Legal and political
Scientific and Technological
How did this affect their lives?
Top Ten Movies
Top Ten Songs
Fads and Fashion
1.The Wizard of Oz (1939)
2. Gone with the Wind (1939)
3.The Public Enemy (1931)
4. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
5. M (1931)
6. The Petrified Forest (1936)
7. Little Caesar (1931)
8. City Lights (1931)
9. The Rains Came (1939)
10. Modern Times (1936)
1. In The Mood - Glenn Miller (Currently playing)
2. God Bless America - Kate Smith
3. Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland / Glenn Miller
4. Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing) - Benny Goodman
5. Silent Night, Holy Night - Bing Crosby
6. Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway
7. Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
8. Crossroads Blues - Robert Johnson
9. Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
10. If I Didn't Care - Ink Spots
- After the market crash, people had little to no money to spend on new fads, but stamp collecting was popular
- Dancing was still quite popular, due to the fact that it costed nothing. People loved to dance the Jitterbug and the Lindy Hop
- Men's fashions were more casual. They typically wore old shirts, jeans, leather boots and hats.- Considering the amount of poverty at this time, it was considered attractive for women to be curvy again.- During this time, women's fashion was: V-shaped necklines, ankle length skirts or dresses, layered and/or ruffled skirts or dresses, velvet fabric, balloon sleeves, fur (very useful, since many people were homeless and cold), pillbox hats, longer (but still short) curly hair.