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
“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
106,521,537 people lived in the United States.
300,000,000people live in the United States.
The unemployment rate was 5.2% or 2,132,000 people.
By 1933 the unemployment rate was 25% or 26,630,384.
The average income in the 1920s was
($970.00 for teachers)
The average U.S. income today is
($846.00 for teachers)
(Income tax paid by Henry Ford in 1924)
(Income tax owed by Bill Gates on his Microsoft dividends.)
Were all invented during the 1920s
- well done!; also Attagirl!
- confused, messed up
- An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimate
- The most important or influential person; boss. Same as big shot
What are the Kids listening to?
The King of Jazz is Louis Armstrong
And playing sure made him happy!
You have been listening to Ain’tMisbehavin’ By Louis Armstrong