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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

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



In the 1920s
In the 1920s

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


Today
Today

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


In the 1920s1
In the 1920s

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




The average income in the 1920s was

$1236

($970.00 for teachers)



The average U.S. income today is

$1153

($846.00 for teachers)



$2,467,946


$2,467,946

(Income tax paid by Henry Ford in 1924)



$450,000,000

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



  • 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




Attaboy
Attaboy

- well done!; also Attagirl!


Balled up
BalledUp

- confused, messed up


Bee s knees
Bee's Knees

- An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimate


Big cheese
Big Cheese

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



JAZZ

JAZZ

JAZZ

&

MORE JAZZ




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