Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

The Roaring 20's, school presentation

No description
by

Ines Duric

on 22 March 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of The Roaring 20's, school presentation

The Roaring Twenties
Economy
Politics
Arts, Culture and Society
Economic Prosperity
end of World War I
income tax was lowered from 73% to 25%
unemployment rates drop to 11%
27,500 wealthiest families had as much money as the 12 million poorest
Migration
from 141,000 to 805,000
new law limiting the immigration into the U.S.A.
ISOLATION
Jazz and Harlem Renaissance

George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Concerto in F
JAZZ: mix of blues and ragtime
New Orleans, African Americans
"A time when men wanted enough money to buy fancy cars and enough whiskey to crash them."
8 million -> 23 million


Henry Ford
"When I'm through everybody will be able to afford one, and about everyone will have one."

the growth of transportation industries

Automobile
Mechanization
Mass Production
Henry Ford
the cost of Model T: only 310$ in 1921
GROWTH OF BIG BUSINESS
Prohibition
WHEN? January 16th, 1920
illegal to manufacture, transport and sell alcoholic beverages
WHY? drinking is sin, to improve health and hygiene
RESULT: crime blossomed, prisons overloaded
Speakeasies, bootleggers
Bootleggers = illegally sold alcohol
Crime Statistics in the 1920s
Police funding: INCREASED $11.4 Million
Arrests for Drunkenness and Disorderly Conduct: INCREASED 41%
Arrests of Drunken Drivers: INCREASED 81%
Number of Federal Convicts: INCREASED 561%
Federal Prison Population: INCREASED 366%
Total Federal Expenditures on Penal Institutions: INCREASED 1,000%
Racism (KKK)
Ku Klux Klan
not only African-Americans, but Catholics, Jews and foreigners as well
Cities
The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali
The Treason of Images by Rene Magritte
Son of a Man by Rene Magritte
Art
Metamorphosis of Narcissus by Salvador Dali
Ines Duric, 3G
When did the car become popular?



Where did pop culture come from?


When did women get the right to vote?


president Hardling
people living in rural areas did not benefit from the economic gains
suburbs
Entertainment
Flappers
19th amendment to the Constitution

young women took to smoking, drinking, wearing short skirts, bobbing their hair, wearing makeup...
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Harlem, New York
heart of African-American creativity
Radio
Movies
Silent movies were most popular
Conclusion
The period of time after WWI and before the Great Depression
Time of isolation
Prohibition was in effect
urbanization
Flappers
The Jazz Age
Ku Klux Klan
Sources
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1920s/a/flappers.htm
http://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties
http://www.1920-30.com/
http://coachgazette.webs.com/citiessuburbs.htm
http://speaktomeeasy.tumblr.com/
https://www.boundless.com/u-s-history/from-the-new-era-to-the-great-depression-1920-1933/the-culture-of-change/the-culture-of-the-roaring-twenties/
Full transcript