History project 3

  • Prohibition and Speakeasies (political)

    Prohibition and Speakeasies (political)
    Speakeasies were hidden bars where people could drink alcohol and enjoy people's company the reason people had to go to speakeasies were because 1920s was a time of prohibition also known as a time were people couldn't drink alcohol.
  • 1920s Dances (Social/Cultural)

    1920s Dances (Social/Cultural)
    during the 1920s since people had so much free time and money the dances during this time got kinda strange but it was all part of the culture.
  • The 1920s (Economy)

    The 1920s was a great time for the American economy. at the time people actually had extra money and they wanted to spend it.
  • Gender politics (political)

    Gender politics (political)
    In August 1920 women got the right to vote for the first time. this was monumental because before 1920 women didn't really have any rights but after years of fighting and protesting they got the right to vote and this was just the beginning.
  • New inventions (Social/Cultural)

    New inventions (Social/Cultural)
    some of the most useful and strangest things were invented like the band-aid, electric blender, and sunglasses. but there were also some bizarre things created like the signal wheel motorcycle, the wooden bathing suit, and many more
  • Aftermath of WWI (political)

    After WWI there was quite a bit of things to get in order like peace treaties, the question was whether the U.S. going to join the league of Nations, and there were riots and strikes.
  • Baseball (Social/Cultural)

    Baseball (Social/Cultural)
    Baseball was one of the biggest sports in America during the 1920s. One of the biggest names in baseball at the time was Babe Ruth. He is still known as one of the best baseball players to ever play the game.
  • Music and Jazz (Social/Cultural)

    Music and Jazz (Social/Cultural)
    Music and Jazz during the 1920s were at an all-time high. Everyone had free time so many made music. In the 1920s there was an uprise of jazz. it was actually the most popular type of music in the 1920s.
  • The world around us (political)

    during the 1920s there was a lot going on around like wars, civil wars, protests, and many other world-changing events.
  • Immigration During The 1920s (Economic)

    Immigration During The 1920s (Economic)
    during the 1920s there were many quotas passed to restrict immigration into the U.S. this was a huge blow to the economy because during that time the U.S. went from its population growing by 1 million a year to 150,000 people a year which can and will impact the businesses.
  • The assembly line (Economic)

    The assembly line (Economic)
    During the 1920s the assembly line (invented by Henry Ford) started becoming more popular as demand started rising.
  • Black Tuesday (Economy)

    Black Tuesday (Economy)
    Black Tuesday was the end of the roaring 20s and the start of the great depression. Black Tuesday what the day when the stock market crashed and everybody lost everything.
  • The stock market (Causes of the Great Depression)

    The stock market (Causes of the Great Depression)
    one of the biggest reasons the great depression started was because of the stock market crashing. when the stock market crashed everyone lost everything and they lost all that in a matter of a couple of days.
  • Lots of people no jobs (Causes of the Great depression)

    Lots of people no jobs (Causes of the Great depression)
    at the time there were lots and lots of people trying to get jobe because they had nothing and needed to provide for there families and them selfs.
  • Banks (Causes of the great depression)

    Banks (Causes of the great depression)
    one of the big thing that caused the great depression were banks started failing there was no real supply of money.
  • No more world trade (Causes of the great depression)

    No more world trade (Causes of the great depression)
    with no trade between countries around the world, there was no way for the U.S. to get any commercial goods. with no commercial goods all stocks and things that people need just stop coming it.
  • The Dust Bowl (Economic)

    The Dust Bowl (Economic)
    The Dust Bowl was one of the biggest disasters of the great depression and one of the reasons it lasted too long. the dust bowl was a huge dust storm that wiped out hundreds of acres of crops and ended farmers' lives and lively hoods. it had such an economic impact because there were no crops coming in so there was no food coming into people living in the city.
  • Drop of businesses (Economic)

    right after WWI, the economy was doing great. during the 1920s everyone was enjoying them selfs, and new businesses were doing great till the 30s came around, all those businesses that were thriving just had no customers and died off
  • Hoovervilles (Social/Cultural)

    Hoovervilles (Social/Cultural)
    Hoovervilles were tent-like encampments where lots of people lived. these Hoovervilles were made of many shacks of wood scrap, metal scraps, and cardboard.
  • The radio (Social/Cultural)

    The radio (Social/Cultural)
    during the 1930s radio was pretty popular because of radio shows and F.D.R.s Fireside chats
  • Employment (Social/ Cultural)

    Employment (Social/ Cultural)
    The employment rate during the time was very low and you might think people would try going to farms to get jobs but at this time the dust bowl was going on.
  • No food (Economy)

    No food (Economy)
    With the state of the economy, people couldn't buy enough food, and many people didn't have the money or didn't get enough money to buy food for their families and themselves.
  • Super Markets (Social Cultural)

    Super Markets (Social Cultural)
    In the 1930s supermarkets had just been introduced and taken off. by the end of the decade there were more than five thousand supermarkets around the country. A big reason supermarkets did do well was because they sold canned and frozen food this was important because lots of people didn't have a lot of money and couldn't keep fresh food or it would perish.
  • President F.D.R. (political)

    President F.D.R. (political)
    F.D.R. was elected president in 1932 in the midst of the great depression. he also pretty much got America out of the Great Depression.
  • Fireside chats (political)

    Fireside chats (political)
    during the time of the great depression, F.D.R. held what were called Fireside chats where he talked about what was going on in the U.S. at the time.
  • The New Deal (political)

    The New Deal (political)
    The new deal was a way to get America back on its feet mostly by giving people jobs. after The new deal was presented it work and it worked really well.
  • F.D.R.'s bank holiday (political)

    F.D.R.'s bank holiday (political)
    the bank holiday was a couple of day span where all the banks in the U.S. were closed. The reason for this was so people didn't take any deposits out.
  • The New Deal 2.0(Economic)

    The New Deal 2.0(Economic)
    With the new deal in place, there were new buildings being built electricity was much more common so electrical inventions were being made. even though many people didn't have any money to even buy housing