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Al Capone: "I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand".

  • Police Officers are checking machinery in an underground brewery of alcohol. Seeing it was illegal to produce and trade it in the Era of Prohibition.
Area of the United States in which the bible belt took place. (1920's)

William Jennings Bryan: Went to court in order to teach evolution in the public school systems. He believed it was a right. He was a creationist.

McNary-Haugen Bill:

This bill was never passed, but an attempt to raise prices of agricultural products, in order to benefit farmers, and keep them from going into debt. This demanded the relief of the agricultural depression, although it just img0131.jpgcontinued to worsen. This bill was declined by both Republicans and Democrats.

THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERSlangston_hughes.jpg

By: Langston Hughes

I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the Nile and raised the pyramids above it. I heard the singing of the Mississippi when Abe Lincoln went down to New Orleans, and I’ve seen its muddy bosom turn all golden in the sunset. I’ve known rivers: Ancient, dusky rivers. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.


  • Jazz Music - The Decade of the 1920's marked a new time for advances within the music industry. This also marked the beginning of record companies both small, and large.

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In the 1920s, a new woman was born. She smoked, drank, danced, and voted. She cut her hair, wore make-up, and went to petting parties. She was giddy and took risks. She was a flapper.

save_sacco_and_vanzetti.jpgSacco and Venzetti:
People are petitioning and rallying in order to save Sacco and Venzetti whom are Italian's that are charged for murder. Although this ended up being proved that they did murder, the United States left no room for exceptions, and were harder on them, only because they're Italian.

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Harlem Renaissance:
Centered in Harlem, the movement impacted urban centers throughout the United States. It had a profound impact not only on African-American cultures, but also on the cultures of African diaspora. Artists and intellectuals migrated to New York in number. Moreover, many French-speaking black writers from African and Caribbean colonies who lived in Paris were also influenced by the Harlem Renaissance.

  • The Nineteenth Ammendment:
Women Had fought via petitioning, rallying, and just voicing their opinions 24/7 in order to get certain freedoms. for example, voting. In the beginning, they weren't highly supported, yet by the time that they had gotten thier freedoms, some people were really supporting them.

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Radio broadcasting began in the 1920's. People all over the United States could get information from all over the country. One of the most famous people that people would follow on the radio was Babe Ruth. It did not matter where he played, just about everyone was listening. This also allowed people to have entertainment in their life. They could just sit back, relax and listen to the radio for hours. Families would get together and turn on the radio and spend time together.

Wall Street:

Many new products were produced, causing many consumers to benefit from postwar prosperity. New cars, homes, and radios were all popular to the people of the 1920's. This led to stock brokers to advertise their skills to the public more than ever before. It seemed like the way for everyone to "get rich quick", which was a slogan advertised in many magazines.

Birth Control:
When Margaret Sanger finally gained the support of physicians, philanthropists, and rich women, all of which were conservatives, she formed the American Birth Control Leauge. It is now known as the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Marcus Garvey:
Formed a critical link to black america's struggle for freedom and equality

Most influencial black man of the time, that organized a link to
black America's long struggle for freedom and equality.

Henry Ford:
Improved the assembly line so much that it led
to America becoming a nation of motorists.

The Charleston:

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