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  1. Fads and Heroes of the 1920’s By Ryan Hembury and Matt Ring

  2. The fads and heroes both played a factor in the roaring twenties Thesis

  3. Global icon • 714 career homeruns • Best player in baseball throughout 1920’s • Is considered to be the savior of baseball after the black sox scandal in the 1919’s Babe Ruth

  4. Very crazy and upbeat • Dressed up nicely • The Charleston • Swing dancing • Collegiate Shag • Jazz Strolls • Waltz and Foxtrot Dancing

  5. Wore short skirts, dresses, and bobbed hair style • Flapper is a young girl who has not become a mature woman • The term was originated in Britain after WWI • Smoking and drinking Flappers

  6. First Radio Broadcastings • Crystal radios- used a piece of crystal to pick up radio signal • Baseball games • Presidential Debates • Advertisements • Weather Radio

  7. May 21st, 1927 • First nonstop flight across Atlantic Ocean • Video from History Channel Charles Lindbergh

  8. Founder of Ford Motor Company • Assembly Line • Model T • Richest and well known in the world Henry Ford

  9. "Charles Lindbergh Biography." Charles Augustus Lindbergh Home Page. Web. 28 Jan. 2010. <http://www.charleslindbergh.com/history/index.asp >. • "The Henry Ford: The Life of Henry Ford." The Henry Ford: America's Greatest History Attraction Home Page. Web. 28 Jan. 2010. <http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/hf/>. • "1920s Fads." Absolute Fact. Web. 28 Jan. 2010. <http://www.absolutefact.com/1920s_Fads.h tml>. • The Decades Collection 1920-1929. The History Channel, 2007. DVD. Work Cited