Roaring 1920s

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In History
  • Schools and Mass Media shaped culture

    Schools and Mass Media shaped culture
    About 1 million American students attended high school. Around the year 1926 the number of student increased to about 4 million. On the other hand radios hand a huge impact in the body of mass media culture.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    The movement of 6 million African Americans from rural areas of the southern states of the U.S. and urban areas in the northern states.
  • Economic & Social Turmoil

    Economic & Social Turmoil
    The returning soldiers demobilization led to unemployment. Factories and farms stayed silent. All because of a pandemic similar to COVID 19. The pandemic brought many business down and everyone was struggling financially.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    The Palmer Raids were a group of violent and abusive law enforcement raids. They sparked a strong debate about constitutional rights.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Curb crime, promote family stability, discipline for troops, rationing of grain. It prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • First Transatlantic Flight

    First Transatlantic Flight
    A man named Charles A. Lindbergh completed the first ever solo and nonstop transatlantic flight. He flew the plane from St.Louis to Long Island, New York, to Paris, France.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    It was an act that provided enforcement for he 18th amendment.
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    Russian Revolution, the Lenin and Communism overthrew capitalism and free enterprises. Communism employs created a “Command Economy”. It was a fear of a possible rise of communism or anarchism by a society or state.
  • American Fundamentalism

    American Fundamentalism
    This aimed to revise traditional Christian beliefs.
  • Women get right to vote

    Women get right to vote
    After the 19th amendment all women had the right to vote.
  • Harding winning the presidency

    Harding winning the presidency
    Harding declared, “America’s present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums, but normalcy; not Revolution, but restoration.....”. His famous slogan was, “Return to normalcy”, which meant to return life the way to used to be before WW1.
  • Emergency Quota Act of 1921

    Emergency Quota Act of 1921
    This act established the nation’s first numerical limits on the number of immigrant who could enter the U.S.
  • The Sheppard Towner Act

    The Sheppard Towner Act
    This act provided federally financed instructions in maternal and infant health care.
  • The Immigration Act

    The Immigration Act
    A U.S. federal law that limited the number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country.
  • National Origins Act of 1924

    National Origins Act of 1924
    It discriminated immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe and excluded Asians. It reduced quota to 2% of umber living in U.S in 1890.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    Science teacher, Scopes, challenged a state’s ban on the teaching of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in public schools. William Jennings Bryan argued against him because none of what Scopes said was not in the Bible. Scopes was the prosecuted.
  • Babe Ruth

    Babe Ruth
    Was a professional baseball player. He sit a record that would stand for 34 years. His home run was the longest with 587 feet.
  • Black Thursday and the Big Crash

    Black Thursday and the Big Crash
    Panicked sellers traded about 13 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange and investors suffered $5 billion in losses.
  • The St. Valentines Day Massacre

    The St. Valentines Day Massacre
    Culmination of a gang war between arch rivals Al Capone and Bugs Moran. Seven members were did to to the massacre.
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    It is the transportation into any state, territory, or possession of the U.S for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors.