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The New Era: The Roaring 20’s. Economic Boom. New or Improved Technologies Auto industry Frederick Taylor Ford and GM. Economic Boom. The invention of the Radio Mass production Buying on time. Economic boom . Commercial Aviation Wright Brothers Charles Lindbergh. Lucky Lindy.

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economic boom
Economic Boom

New or Improved Technologies

Auto industry

Frederick Taylor

Ford and GM

economic boom5
Economic Boom

The invention of the


Mass production

Buying on time

economic boom6
Economic boom

Commercial Aviation

Wright Brothers

Charles Lindbergh

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Economic boom

Early computers

Genetic research

Gregor Mendel

Thomas Hunt Morgan

plight of the workers
Plight of the Workers

Henry Ford

“welfare capitalism”

Unionization in the 1920’s

The “American Plan”

Working women and minorities

“pink-collar” jobs

minorities and unions

Philip Randolph’s Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

plight of the workers con t
Plight of the Workers (con’t)


Increased technology

Supply & demand

McNary-Haugan Bill

new consumerism
New Consumerism

Mass production


Bruce Barton

Mass communication

Mass circulation magazines


“Talkies” are introduced

The Jazz Singer

radio broadcasting
Radio broadcasting



National Broadcasting Co.

the new professional woman
The New Professional Woman

John B. Watson

Margaret Sanger

National women’s party

Alice Paul


Sheppard-Towner Act

arts and literature
Arts and Literature


H.L. Mercken

Sinclair Lewis

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Earnest Hemingway

Harlem Renaissance

Langston Hughes

“Duke” Ellington

Billie Holiday

Bessie Smith

The Jazz Age


harlem renaissance
Harlem Renaissance
  • Literary movement
    • “problem of being black in a white culture”
  • Social movement
    • Marcus Garvey
      • United Negro Improvement Association
        • Back to Africa movement
        • Mail fraud—deportment
traditional values vs modern culture
Traditional values vs. Modern culture


Ushering in the Gangster Era

Johnny Torrio

Al Capone “Public Enemy #1”

“Big Bill Thompson”

"We'll not only reopen places these people have closed, but we'll open 10,000 new ones (speakeasies). 1927 in Chicago

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (1929)

take five for pat points
Take Five…for Pat Points…

What conflicts emerged between those with traditional values and those with new modern values? Give 3 examples.


New immigration restrictions

Quota system

The National Origins Act of 1924


Rebirth of the KKK

Leo Frank

D.W. Griffith

The Birth of a Nation

religious modernists vs fundamentalists
Religious Modernists vs. Fundamentalists

Creation vs. Evolution

Scopes “Monkey” Trial

the great bull market
The Great “Bull” Market
  • Wild speculation in the Stock market
    • Buying stocks “on-margin”
    • Wildcats schemes
      • Selling under-water lots in Florida devastated by hurricanes and advertised as “soothing tropical winds”
  • Secretary of the Treasury-Mellon
    • Reduced the national debt by $10 million
    • “Spare the rich” policies
      • High taxes discouraged business
      • Eliminating the excess-profits taxes, gift taxes, and income taxes for the rich
democratic party
Democratic Party

Al Smith

William McAdoo

John Davis

presidency in the new era
Presidency in the New Era

Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)

Ohio Gang

Scandal in the White House

Teapot Dome & Elk Hills

Calvin Coolidge


World War I debt

Herbert Hoover