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The Roaring 20’s . Continued…. American business begins to flourish!. The automobile changed America. . Even in the 20’s!. Route 66. Chicago to L.A. Song. Architecture changed…. Roads Homes with carports and driveways. Motels. Gas stations. Tourist sites. Traffic signals.

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route 66
Route 66
  • Chicago to L.A.
  • Song.
architecture changed
Architecture changed…
  • Roads
  • Homes with carports and driveways.
  • Motels.
  • Gas stations.
  • Tourist sites.
  • Traffic signals.
    • Detroit in 1920’s
urban sprawl
Urban Sprawl
  • Cities spreading in all directions because people commute now!
  • By late 1920’s. 1 car per 5 people.
the airplane1
The Airplane
  • U.S. Post Office begins.
  • Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart.
    • Transatlantic.
america s standard of living soars
America’s standard of living soars!
  • America owns 40% of world’s wealth.
  • Annual income rose 35%. $522-$705.
electrical conveniences
Electrical conveniences
  • Better power transmission.
    • Cities to suburbs.
    • Irons
    • Refrigerators
    • Cooking ranges.
    • Toaster
advertising
Advertising!
  • “Say it with flowers!”
  • Listerine 1923. Mouthwash. People scared of bad breath.
producing too much
Producing too much!
  • Iron and railroad – not doing well.
  • Farms – machines = more food = lower prices.
installment plan
Installment Plan
  • Buy goods over an extensive period.
  • “Lay-away”
life seemed great
Life seemed great…

There was little warning of what was to come…

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