The Roaring 20s

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The Roaring 20s

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Women's Suffrage

Organizations like the league of wome's voters, National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) and many more helped push for the 19th amendment to be passed in 1920 that allowed women the right to vote.

Jazz arose from a combination of influences, like African rhyms, European harmonies, and African American folk music. Above is a picture of the 1920s jazz band Ma Rainey Georgia Jazz Band.

Enrolement in High School quadrupled between 1914 and 1926. Schools are teaching immigrants the "American way of life".

Flappers were women who didn't follow society's traditionalists rules. you could say they were the 1920s version of modern day "hipster". They colored their hair and cut it short, they didnt cover their knees, smoked long cigarattes, and even wore makeup

Baby Lips - Louis Armstrong

Herny Ford revolutionized transportation. By mass producing cars he was able to sell his cars for cheaper. Now Americans could afford to buy a car just the same as they could afford a buggie buggie.

Before we had news channels. people actually read newspapers. in the 1920s Americans went crazy over newspapers buying 200 million copies a year. As more and more people read the newspapers they all learned of the same events, same ideas, and fashons. As a result common trends started.

When the radio came on to the sene in the 1920s, Americans could now listen to the news, listen to sports, and shows. Americans expected for radio stations to broadcast national news.

Women were big advocates forprohibition in the 1920s.Women prohibition supporters often made the argument that alcoholencouraged domestic violence.these women felt that withoutalcohol, crime and domestic violence would go downand as a result improve society.

Now that entertainment is becoming popular, theater comes about and people go wild for actors and actresses. Silent fims were a big thing. Here is a picture of Buster Keaton a famous actor of the 1920s.


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