The 1920's (Sara, Sheynice)

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  • Automobile Industry

    Automobile Industry
    The emergence of the automobile allowed those who worked in the cities to move farther away from city centers therefore giving birth to the suburbs. Also it forced areas to quickly develop railroads.
  • Fashion

    With the Nineteenth Amendment, women's dress became to drastically change. Women wore slinky dresses, which showed their legs and arms as a social statement.
  • Boxing

    Boxing became a prevalent sport during the 1920s. A famous match was between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney.
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    1920's (Sara, Sheynice)

  • Prohinibition of Alcohol

    Prohinibition of Alcohol
    The prohibition of alcolhol restricted any liquor that had alcohol content. Prohibition led to a flourishing black market for alcohol. While it was believed that prohibition would help in reducing alcohol-related crimes, it went on to make the situation worse that what it was before the nationwide ban on alcoholic beverages.
  • The Nineteenth Amendment

    The Nineteenth Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. The addition of the Nineteenth Amendment granted women the righjt to vote. This served as a symbol that women finally (under the law) had equal status to men.
  • Calvin Coolidge is elected the 30th President of the United States

    Calvin Coolidge is elected the 30th President of the United States
    While in Presidency, he strengthened and encouraged the growth of big buisnesses (the roaring 20's). He also reduced the size of government programs and encouraged investors in the stock market, helping to create the boom that eventually led to the great depression.
  • Indian Citizenship Act

    Indian Citizenship Act
    The Until the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924, Indians occupied an unusual status under federal law. Some had acquired citizenship by marrying white men. Others received citizenship through military service, or through special treaties or special statutes. But many were still not citizens, and they were barred from the ordinary processes of naturalization open to foreigners. Congress took what some saw as t government granted indigenous peoples the right to citizenship.
  • John Thomas Scopes Trial

    John Thomas Scopes Trial
    This teacher broke a law that prohibited teaching evolution in public school. His trial became a symbol of the need to protect freedom of speech in the classroom. Also it reveals that Americans were beginning to explore science to explain creation of man rather than rely on the teachings of the bible.
  • Mickey Mouse

    Mickey Mouse
    Mickey Mouse is an icon of Disney and an Avademy Award winning cartoon character.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The crash of the Stock Market indirdevestated the American economy and was a key factor in the Great Depression.