The nineteen twenties were a time of economic progress for most Americans. During the administrations of President Warren Harding and President Calvin Coolidge, many companies grew larger, creating new jobs. Wages for most Americans increased. Many people began to have enough money to buy new kinds of products.
Among the features are an interactive map of the growth of Los Angeles, circa The site is based on the book by the same name and is organized by year.
Lindbergh At age 25 Charles A. Lindbergh became first man to fly across the Atlantic. Fame ensued, but so did tragedy years later with the kidnapping and murder of his first child. This companion to the American Experience video series offers insights into the Spirit of St.
In a Dayton, Tennessee courtroom in the summer ofa jury was to decide the fate of John Scopes, a high school biology teacher charged with illegally teaching the theory of evolution.
Fatal Flood A companion to the American Experience video series, this PBS site explores the Mississippi River flooding in the spring of that inundating hundreds of towns and killed as many as a thousand people.
Special features include excerpts from African Americans who suffered as a result of the flood, film footage before and during the flood, and an interactive maps with images of the flood. There is a timeline as well as several brief biographies. For educators, there are also classroom activities grouped into into 4 categories: This section of Biography.Definition and Summary of the Roaring Twenties Summary and Definition: The Roaring Twenties is the name given to the era in American history between the end of WW1 and the commencement of the Great Depression in The proceeds of your subscription will support American history education in K–12 classrooms worldwide.
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American history in VOA Special English. America's National Parks;. America in the Twenties: A History Paperback – November 1, The Roaring Twenties was a time of change matched only by the Civil War, then World War Two and the Sixties.
unions, the I.W.W., Post WWI issues, corporate crime, Pinkertons, the Woman's Suffrage Movement, Bohemian New York, the Klu Klux Klan epidemic, major social and 5/5(2).
World War I was fought from to Learn more about World War I combatants, battles and generals, and what caused World War I. The role of Roaring Twenties in the history of the United States of America.
World War I was fought from to Learn more about World War I combatants, battles and generals, and what caused World War I. The Roaring Twenties was a decade of economic growth and widespread prosperity, driven by recovery from wartime devastation and deferred spending, a boom in construction, and the rapid growth of consumer goods such as automobiles and electricity in North America and Western Europe and a few other developed countries such as Australia. The economy of the United States, which had Location: Western nations. A tide of economic and social change swept across the country in the s. Nicknames for the decade, such as “the Jazz Age” or “the Roaring Twenties,” convey something of the excitement and the changes in social conventions that were taking place at the time.
United States History. Home; Numerous Americans felt buoyed up following World War I (). America had survived a deadly worldwide influenza epidemic (). The new decade of the roaring twenties would be a time of change for everyone — not all of it good.