The Roaring 20’s. Prohibition, Bootleggers, Flappers, Monkeys, and Baseball…and then the party ends…. “Silent Cal” Becomes President. “The business of America is Business” Coolidge believed in little government intervention in the economy Said very little.
Prohibition, Bootleggers, Flappers, Monkeys, and Baseball…and then the party ends…
Era of Trust Titans & Robber Barons Progressive Era
Era of Scandals & Fears Roaring Twenties
Notice the ankles showing!!!
Throwing the game away
1921 confessions brandedthese men forever as the “Black Sox”
Had one great love; Zelda
Died believing himself a failure
Greatest accomplishment: The Great Gatsby
Work was largely autobiographical, but under the guise of “fiction”
Preferred Europe over his native country
Married several times, took many loversFitzgerald v. Hemingway
“Well, there’s a smiling face, a fireplace, a cozy room; a little nest that’s nestled where the roses bloom. Just Molly and me, and baby makes three... We’re happy in my blue heaven”
Falling Waters – Frank Lloyd Wright
Describe who was most likely to live in each one of these houses from the 1920s.
1. Charles Lindbergh (May 20, 1927)- Lindbergh became a national hero when he became the first to fly across the Atlantic Ocean in his airplane The Spirit of St. Louis.
16, 1920)- This amendment (the 18th) to the constitution prohibited the sale, manufacture and transportation of liquor. In 1933, the 21st amendment repealed (canceled out) the Prohibition of alcohol.
a. Scopes Trial (Monkey Trial)- IN 1925, John T. Scopes (a high school biology teacher) was put on trial for teaching evolution. Scopes hired Clarence Darrow (like Johnny Cochran) to defend him. The debate was supposed to be over a teacher’s right to choose what to teach, but turned into what scientific theory was right: Evolutionism or Creationism.