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The Dawn of Mass Culture. By: Cody , Cynthia , Aaron. Early 1900 Activities. Three activities that were popular were Amusement Parks,Bicycling,and tennis. Amusement Parks – Many city dwellers enjoyed trips to these parks, the main thrillers were rollercoasters and the Ferris wheel.

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The dawn of mass culture

The Dawn of Mass Culture

By: Cody , Cynthia , Aaron


Early 1900 activities

Early 1900 Activities

  • Three activities that were popular were Amusement Parks,Bicycling,and tennis.

  • Amusement Parks – Many city dwellers enjoyed trips to these parks, the main thrillers were rollercoasters and the Ferris wheel.

  • Bicycling – This activity entertained both and men.


Newspaper strategies

Newspaper Strategies

  • How did the newspapers attract more readers?

  • The editors used sensational headlines and promotional stunts to draw the readers.


Early 1900 shopping

Early 1900 Shopping

How did Americans shop?

They went to shopping centers with friends.

Also at this time is when mail-order catalogs came into play. By 1910, about 10 million Americans shopped by mail.


Modern world and the early 1900 s

Modern World and the Early 1900’s

  • Some activities that are popular today are playing video games and texting.

  • Some activities that were popular in the early 1900’s that are still popular today are bike riding and people still go to amusement parks such as Disney World.

  • Newspapers and magazines use HEADLINES to sell more copies. Goods are sold today by catalogs and online websites.


Key terms

Key Terms

  • Joseph Pulitzer – Newspaper publisher that revolutionized news paper editing.

  • William Randolph Hearst – American business magnate and leading newspaper publisher.

  • Ashcan school – Realist artistic movement

  • Mark Twain – American author and humorist

  • Rural Free Delivery – How Americans mailed things.


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