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History & Culture During 1920-1940

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Arely Vazquez

on 1 March 2014

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Transcript of History & Culture During 1920-1940

Important Historical Events
The Roaring Twenties
The Red Scarce and Immigration Restrictions
The Great Depression
The Second New Deal
Brief Descriptions of the Events
The Roaring Twenties:
occurred during the 1920s, it was called "roaring " because if the popular culture of the decade. This time period was a period in which people defied prohibition, indulged in new styles of dancing , and dressing. Rejected many moral standards.
The Red Scarce and Immigration:
Also occured during the 1920s, during this time the 18th amendment was ratified, then laws began and it was 14 years of prohibition. During this time the sale, consumption and manufacturing of alcohol were made illegal under the U.S. law.
The Great Depression:
Occurred in the U.S. and had a great effect on our country, it lead to economic issued and a great amount of unemployment. During this time millions of Americans lost their jobs and homes.
The Second New Deal:
Occurred during 1935 to 1936, this legislation included the Social Security Act, the Indian Reorganization Act and the Domestic Allotment Act. These acts provided pensions for the eldery, allowed Native Americans tribes to own land and help to farmers.
History & Culture During 1920-1940
By: Arely , Diana, Roni
During these eras Music was an important thing with it helping people escaping difficult times but also it was a way for people to express themselves
1920's Music
The 1920's music was a mix of jazz, ragtime tunes and Broadway musicals. A few artists of the 1920's include Guy Lombardo, Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.
1930's Music
1930's was the era of the "Great Depression." The music of the 1930's was upbeat and people turned to music for inspiration. In 1936, President Herbert Hoover made the "Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem. Jazz and Pop music were popular.
1940's Music
In the 1940's, Jazz music and Big Band music continued to be popular. Some of the artists were Rosemary Clooney, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Cab Calloway, Bing Crosby, Sinatra, Perry Como, Dean Martin and the Dorsey Brothers.

The culture at these time differ from the 20s being the ''Roaring Twenties'' were emphasizing the era's social, artistic, and cultural dynamism. To the 30s were the ''Great Depression'' hit the United States most of the decade was consumed by an economic downfall. Finally the 40s was consumed with war though the decade also witnessed the early beginnings of new technologies.
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