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The Jazz Age. 1920-1929 “There has been a change during the past year in feminine dress, dancing, manners, and general moral standards. [One should] realize the serious ethical consequences of immodesty in girls’ dress.” -the Pittsburgh Observer. Lets look at the Numbers. In the 1920s.

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The Jazz Age

1920-1929

“There has been a change during the past year in feminine dress, dancing, manners, and general moral standards. [One should] realize the serious ethical consequences of immodesty in girls’ dress.”

-the Pittsburgh Observer


Lets look at the Numbers


In the 1920s

106,521,537 people lived in the United States.


Today

300,000,000people live in the United States.


In the 1920s

The unemployment rate was 5.2% or 2,132,000 people.


By 1933 the unemployment rate was 25% or 26,630,384.


That’s Depressing


The average income in the 1920s was

$1236

($970.00 for teachers)


PER YEAR!


The average U.S. income today is

$1153

($846.00 for teachers)


PER WEEK!


$2,467,946


$2,467,946

(Income tax paid by Henry Ford in 1924)


$450,000,000


$450,000,000

(Income tax owed by Bill Gates on his Microsoft dividends.)


What’s New?


  • Push-button elevators

  • Neon signs

  • Oven thermostats

  • Electric razors

  • Tissues

  • Spiral-bound notebooks

  • Motels

  • Dry ice

  • Zippers

  • Pop-up toasters

  • Flavored yogurt

  • Car radios

  • Adhesive Tape

  • Food disposals

  • Water skiing


Were all invented during the 1920s


SLANG


Attaboy

- well done!; also Attagirl!


BalledUp

- confused, messed up


Bee's Knees

- An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimate


Big Cheese

- The most important or influential person; boss. Same as big shot


What are the Kids listening to?


JAZZ

JAZZ

JAZZ

&

MORE JAZZ


The King of Jazz is Louis Armstrong


And playing sure made him happy!


You have been listening to Ain’tMisbehavin’ By Louis Armstrong


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