Society in the 1920s

Society in the 1920s - New York to Paris • Amelia Earhart • First women to fly across the Atlantic Ocean Sports Heroes • Jack Dempsey –

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Women Pre-World War I Women start to migrate towards the cities During the War Women start working in factories After the war Found a new sense of worth/ belonging Voting Social independence
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Flapper Short hair Short skirts Smoking/ drinking Shift away from traditional values took place mainly in the cities
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Migration from Rural to Urban Farmers did well for first two decades After the war prices dropped 6 million move to the cities African Americans move North – factories bring new jobs
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Rural to Urban to Suburb Automobiles became more affordable Cities built transportation systems that used an electric trolley 70,000 buses were operating in the U.S.
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Hope takes flight Charles Lindbergh “Lucky Linda” nonstop flight from
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Unformatted text preview: New York to Paris • Amelia Earhart • First women to fly across the Atlantic Ocean Sports Heroes • Jack Dempsey – Heavy Champion of the World • Jim Thorpe – Native American • Olympic gold, Professional football and baseball player • George Herman Ruth • set home run record with 60 home runs • Hazel Wightman & Helen Wills • Olympic and Wimbledon tennis starts The Jazz Age • Grew out of the African American music of the south (New Orleans) • Syncopated rhythms and improvisations • Some people were horrified • “an expression of the times, of the breathless, energetic, superactive times in which we are living.” – Leopold Stokowski Quiz • http://filebox.vt.edu/users/msprinkl/instrdes/ro...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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Society in the 1920s - New York to Paris • Amelia Earhart • First women to fly across the Atlantic Ocean Sports Heroes • Jack Dempsey –

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