[2011] Jake Fain: Jake History 1920's

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[2011] Jake Fain: Jake History 1920's

The Bad Thing That Happened in the 1920'sGangsters

Flappers were young women (usually between 1the ages of 15 to 25), that were trying out new styles. They protested for their new style and dress.

The Teapot Dome Scandal was a Harding-based scandal. This is when Albert Fall pumped oil out of Teapot Dome, a public area. This was against the law.

Fads in the Twenties gets from really cool to really dumb. Some were pole sitting to Flappers style. These were used to express peoples ideas.

Babe Ruth was a famous Baseball player. He was the first player in Baseball history to hit 714 home runs in one career. Record was broken when Hank Aaron hit his 715th Homer.

Gangsters began when Prohibition of alchohol started. They were the kings of the bootleggers, the big daddys. They were godfathers. Gangsters were lawless criminals that were leaders of a gang. Al Capone was one of the most famous gangsters of them all. He was in charge of the St. Valentines Day Massacre. Al Capone was often called "Scarface" because he had a scar on his left cheek. He was often seen riding in an armored limo on the way to sports games. He started as a racketeer. Al Capone went to Alcatraz for 8 years.

The St. Valentines Day Massacre was a horrible Gangster incedent. This is when Al Capone hired men to kill seven other gangsters from other groups.

Prohibition was a very common thing in the 1920's. One of the most famous forms of prohibition was when the government banned alchohol.

Speakeasies were underground bars that people went to drink in. Bootleggers were people that illegally smuggled alchohol into speakeasies.

Advertizing was the beginning of an era. People started coming out with catchy phrases an cool numbers to help sell really pointless stuff.

20's Advertizing

20's Fads

Speakeasies

The St. Valentines Day Massacre

Teapot Dome Scandal

Flappers

Babe Ruth

Prohibition


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