Slides in this set
History Timeline (1910-1929)
1917-1918 1919 Continued until 1933
Involvement in The Volstead
World War 1 Act (Prohibition 1924 1929
The National Origins Wall St.
Act begins Crash
1922 (2% of the 1890
McCumber Allowed more immigrants
Tariff on in due to high request. 1929
Incoming goods St Valentines Day
Tea Pot Dome
1917 Scandal 1925
Russian The teaching of Evolution Black Thursday
Communist 1919 1921 is banned Market begins
revolution The Palmer The Emergency Monkey Trial (July 1925) to collapse
Raids Quota Act John Scopes vs. Fundamentalist October 24th, 1929
(3% of Immigrants) Scopes fined $100
October 29th, 1929…read more
Why was CINEMA important in the 1920s?
Mass produced films were affordable
Economic Boom provided money and
Every small town had what was known as
a `picture palace' .
People wanted to see the stars .
New releases from Hollywood all the
Wanted to follow the fashion of time.
New way of socialising with friends.
Promoting the films and the stars.…read more
Why was SPORT important in the 1920s?
Popularity of sports grew because sports
Broadcasting games high morale and
stars like Babe Ruth became celebrities. wide spread.
People could afford to visit games
People had more time, thanks to labour-
because of the Economic Boom saving devices.
O pening of stadiums
The boom allowed new facilities to be
opened, like the Yankee Stadium in New
Positives for women in the 1920s
W omen given the right to vote
O ffice and radio industries provided them jobs
M iddle-class women had more free time because of
E njoying more freedom of expression (flapper
N ew labour-saving devices meant some women
had more free time (washing machines, cars..)…read more
Negatives for women in the 1920s
F amilies of farmers and labourers often lived in poverty
· Only 32% had running water
· They had no money
· They had no time to spend for themselves (not able
to be a flapper)
C hildcare and housework were still "women's
S exual discrimination…read more