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  • The 18th Amendment

    The 18th Amendment
    The 18th Amendment takes affect, instituing prohibition.
  • Education

    Progressive Movement in Education. Progressive education espoused an experiential philosophy; an education derived more from the student than from the teacher. It was a student-driven, student-centered concept of education that attempted to foster the precarious balance between individualism and collectivism.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th Amentment for womens right to vote.
  • Flappers

    A new type of young women: rebellious, energetic, bold, fun-loving, and risque.
  • Jazz

    Louis Armstrong makes his first jazz recording.
  • Olympics

    The first winter Olympic games were held in Chamonix, France
  • Radio

    A new invention that provided entertainment.
  • Cars

    In the 1920's cars had just become a commodity, with the Model T by Ford Motor Company, cars became more and more mainstream. Ford had the first assembly line of automobiles geared towards mass manufacturing.
    Cars were becoming so popular that by 1929 some 43 companies were manufacturing automobiles, those of which included: Buick, Stutz, Whippet, Pierce Arrow, Hudson, Essex, Franklin, Durant, Peerless, Marmon, Chrysler, and Dodge all had come around into the automobile industry.
  • Gertrude Ederle

    Gertrude Ederle
    She was the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
  • The Valentines Day Massacre

    The Valentines Day Massacre
    Al Capone's way of showing he was in charge. Seven men were killed on this day.