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Title: United States History


1
United States History
Anticipatory
1920s
Retold by Nina M. Womack-Rangel
2
TERMS TO LEARN or PEOPLE TO LEARN ABOUT
  • Jalopy/ cacharro
  • President Herbert Hoover
  • President Calvin Coolidge
  • Boom/prosperidad
  • Prosperity/prosperidad
  • Thriving/prosperidad
  • Era
  • Defiance
  • Style
  • Discrimination
  • Zoot Suit

3
The 1920s was regarded as an era of prosperity
for most people in the United States. World War
I had ended, and America had become a major world
power.
Spotlight on America The Great Depression,
(ISBN 1-4206-3218-3) Page 7
4
Most businesses seemed to be thriving, and
businessmen were respected as the true leader of
the country.
Spotlight on America The Great Depression,
(ISBN 1-4206-3218-3) Page 7
5
In fact President Calvin Coolidge said, The
business of America is business, meaning that
everything else was less important.
Spotlight on America The Great Depression,
(ISBN 1-4206-3218-3) Page 7
6
Boom to Bust
Web sites with facts of the 1920s Click here
7
Music of the 1920's
8
Music of the 1920's
9
Female Fashions of the 1920's
"Attractive Gowns and Jewels Seen at Fashion
Show" (Please go to United Streaming on web.
lthttp//asset.asu.edu/gt)
Thru the eyes of others
10
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11
Fashion of the 1920's
Wedding
Bathing Suits
12
Male Fashions of the 1920's
"Sprightly Styles for Men Seen at Fashion
Exhibit." (Please go to United Streaming on web.
lthttp//asset.asu.edu/gt)
Thru the eyes of others
13
Initially an African American youth
fashion, closely connected to jazz culture, the
zoot suit was co-opted by a generation of Mexican
American kids, who made it their own. The
oversized suit was both an outrageous style and a
statement of defiance. Zoot suiters asserted
themselves, at a time when fabric was being
rationed for the war effort, and in the face of
widespread discrimination. Zoot suits were
reserved for special occasions -- a dance or a
birthday party. The amount of material and
tailoring required made them luxury items. Many
kids wore a toned-down version of the "draped"
pants or styled their hair in the signature
"ducktail.
14
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16
Careers of the 1920's
Nurse
New York Policeman
Gangster
Vaudeville Performer
17
Sports of the 1920's
Boxer
Golf
18
Sports of the 1920's
Boxer
Golf
19
Household goods of the 1920's
Wood burning stoves
20
Ornaments of the 1920's
21
Ornaments of the 1920's
22
Advertisements of the 1920's
23
Homes of the 1920's
24
Homes of the 1920's
25
Cars of the 1920's
"The Motor City Detroit in the 1920s." (Please
go to United Streaming on web.lthttp//asset.asu.ed
u/gt)
Thru the eyes of others
26
Cars of the 1920's
27
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28
News Article "La Cronica"
29
React
30
What is the meaning behind the phrase, The
business of America is business, stated by
President Coolidge?
  • Please read the following question silently.
    Turn to the person next to you and discuss your
    answer. Be prepared to respond.

31
The meaning behind the phrase The business of
America is business,
  • Please prepare to answer the question by
    beginning your sentence with

32
React
33
Please write a brief essay comparing the 1920s
era to your knowledge of the era of now.
  • Please read the following question silently.
    Turn to the person next to you and discuss your
    answer. Be prepared to respond by writing a
    brief summary.

34
Resources
  • A.S.S.E.T. http//asset.asu.edu/
  • "Attractive Gowns and Jewels Seen at Fashion
    Show
  • "Sprightly Styles for Men Seen at Fashion
    Exhibit."
  • "The Motor City Detroit in the 1920s."
  • History Alive! Pursuing American Ideals Rancho
    Cordova, CA www.teachtci.com
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