Culture of 1920;s

  • Prohibition Begins in the U.S. 1920

    Beginning in the 19th century, many people, especially women, blamed many of society's problems upon alcohol.By the beginning of the 20th century, many states had already created state laws banning alcoho
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  • Women Rights

    The 19th Amendent allowed women to vote.Before this they had no voting rights , By July 1920 the Amendent passed and women was able to vote.
  • Tomb of King Tut Discovered

    After working for five years in the Valley of the Kings and finding almost nothing, Howard Carter was progressing on his final season when he made the discovery.On November 4, 1922, while clearing away some ancient huts, one of Howard Carter's workmen found a hidden step near the base of the tomb of Rameses VI.
  • First Olympic Winter Games

    The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event which was held in 1924 in Chamonix, France. Originally called Semaine Internationale des Sports d'Hiver ("International Winter Sports Week") and held in association with the 1924 Summer Olympics, the sports competitions were held at the foot of Mont Blanc in Chamonix, and Haute-Savoie, France between January 25 and February 5, 1924.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s. At the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke
  • Flapper Dresses in Style

    Flappers dressed somewhat like a boy; they tightly wound their chest with strips of cloth in order to flatten it and chopped off most of their hair. The waists of flapper clothes were dropped to the hipline. The hem of the skirts also started to rise in the 1920s.
  • The First Assassination Attempt on Mussolini

    On April 7, 1926, Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini had just given a speech in Rome to the International Congress of Surgeons when a bullet nearly ended his life. After Mussolini finished his speech praising modern medicine, he walked to his car.
  • Babe Ruth Makes Home-Run Record

    Babe Ruth was known as the Home Run King and the Sultan of Swat because of his powerful and effective swing. In 1927, Babe Ruth was playing for the New York Yankees. Throughout the 1927 season, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig who was on the same team as Babe Ruth competed for who was going to end the season with the most home runs.
  • First Car

    It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American
  • The Invention of Bubble Gum

    Chewing gum has a history that spans as far back as the ancient Greeks, who chewed the resin from mastic trees. However, it wasn't until 1928 that Walter Diemer happened upon just the right gum recipe to make the very first bubble gum, a special type of chewing gum that allows the chewer to make bubbles.
  • First Commercial Radio Broadcast Aired

    The Joseph Horne department store in Pittsburgh advertises ready-made radio receivers that can pick up a local broadcast station. Commercial radio is just weeks away
  • The Great Depression Begins

    The Great Depression, an immense tragedy that placed millions of Americans out of work, was the beginning of government involvement in the economy and in society as a whole