1920s Inventions. Inventions Quick Write. List 5-7 technological advances introduced in the past 20 to 30 years. What are some of the positive and the negative impact these advances have had on our lives? 5 minutes of continuous writing…. NO TALKING!!. Technology.
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Inventions Quick Write • List 5-7 technological advances introduced in the past 20 to 30 years. • What are some of the positive and the negative impact these advances have had on our lives? • 5 minutes of continuous writing….NO TALKING!!
Technology • Technology extended progress into all areas of American life, including neglected rural areas.
How was social and economic life in the early twentieth century different from that of the late nineteenth century?
How was social and economic life in the early twentieth century different from that of the late nineteenth century? -Improved Transportation -Communication advancements -Electrification changed American Life
Transportation Improvements • The assembly line used by Henry Ford produced low cost automobiles • Rise of mechanization • The Wright brothers invented the airplane
Results of improved transportation (automobiles) Greater Mobility Creation of Jobs Growth of transportation related industries (road construction, oil, steel, and the automobile) Movement to suburban areas
Communications Advancements Increased availability of telephones
Communications Advancements 2.Development of the radio by Guglielmo Marconi and the broadcast industry by David Sarnoff
Communications Advancements 3.Development of Movies
Electrification • Labor-saving products (washing machines, electric stoves, water pumps)
Electrification • Electric Lighting
Entertainment • Radio
Communications • Improved Communications
1920’s Invention Advertisement • Create an advertisement for one of the technological advances listed below. Your ad should convince the consumer that they need this new product. You should include a picture (graphic) and a catch phrase. It should be colorful and neat. Must include 5 of the 1920’s lingo. • Washing machine vacuum water pump • Deodorant electric stove Model T (car) • Movies radio telephone Iron • toaster refrigerator
1920’s Lingo • All wet – wrong, mistaken • swell – excellent, great • Bee’s knees – an excellent person or thing • swanky - elegant • Big cheese – an important person • dogs – human feet • Cat’s meow – something admirable or wonderful • Copacetic – first-rate, excellent • Whoopee – noisy, unrestrained fun • Dumb dora – an unintelligent female • Heebiejeebies – nervous jitters • Hep – wise • Jalopy – old, run-down car • Ritzy – elegant • Scram – to leave in a hurry • Spiffy – elegant, fashionable