The rich lived on 5th Avenue Park Ave 400 increase in the 20s By 1929 nearly

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The rich lived on 5th Avenue (Park Ave) [400% increase in the 20's] By 1929, nearly every house had electricity from the lightbulb Automobiles offered people freedom and unity The government had spent 1 billion dollars on highways, bridges, and tunnels Advertising greatly expanded and refined in the decade, changing the cultural landscape of America Buying on a credit was a new concept introduced during this period (75% of household goods bought on credit) The radio was the most desired household object KDKA radio station in Pittsburgh covered the Presidential election The radio affected Americans by strengthening the national idea of being American The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote Women who felt liberated and became rebellious were known as Flappers There was a major trial held over Darwinism in Dayton, Tennessee. The trial was known as the
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Monkey Trial John T. Scope was put on trial Clarence Darrow was the defense attorney William Jennings Bryan was the prosecutor Details about the trial: Darwin's theory of evolution Not allowed to teach in southern schools Trial pitting science versus Religion
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