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Chapter 25, Section 3: The Roaring Twenties. Main Idea: While new lifestyles and new ideas affected fashion and music, a new generation of writers rebelled by criticizing American life. A. Fads and Fashions. The “Era of Wonderful Nonsense” - flagpole sitting, dance marathon, mah-jongg

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Chapter 25 section 3 the roaring twenties

Chapter 25, Section 3: The Roaring Twenties

Main Idea: While new lifestyles and new ideas affected fashion and music, a new generation of writers rebelled by criticizing American life.


A fads and fashions
A. Fads and Fashions

The “Era of Wonderful Nonsense”- flagpole sitting, dance marathon, mah-jongg

Flappers- young women who rebelled against tradition; wore hair and dresses short, bright lipstick, smoked in public, etc.


B new music
B. New Music

  • Jazz- combined African rhythms and European harmonies; originated in New Orleans and Chicago

  • Louis Armstrong

  • Jazz led to new dances- the Charleston


C literature
C. Literature

  • Ernest Hemingway- A Farewell to Arms (WWI)

  • Sinclair Lewis- mocked small town life

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald- The Great Gatsby (this book best captures the mood of the 20s)


D harlem renaissance
D. Harlem Renaissance

  • A rebirth of African American culture; for the first time, white Americans noticed black artists

  • Langston Hughes- poet

  • Zora Neale Hurston- novelist


E heroes and heroines
E. Heroes and Heroines

  • Athletes- Bobby Jones(golf), Bill Tilden and Helen Wills(tennis), Gertrude Ederle (swimming), Babe Ruth(baseball)

  • Lucky Lindy- first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean; Spirit of St. Louis


Lucky Lindy

Video Summary (2:11)

· In 1927, Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis on a solo flight across the Atlantic from Long Island (Roosevelt Field) to France.


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