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<ul><li><p>1920s Study Guide </p><p> Greater mobility </p><p> Jobs </p><p> Growth of Transportation </p><p>industries </p><p> Growth of American SUBURBS </p><p> Communication Improvements </p><p> Telephones-Alexander </p><p>Graham Bell </p><p> Radio Guglielmo Marconi </p><p> Broadcast David Sarnoff </p><p> Movies </p><p>Electrification Improvements </p><p> Labor saving products washing machine, vacuum cleaner </p><p> Electric lighting </p><p> Entertainment radio </p><p>Assembly Line Henry Ford </p><p> The 1920s: the Jazz Age, The Roaring Twenties, The Harlem Renaissance </p><p>speakeasies: illegal bars and clubs which sold alcohol </p><p>bootleggers: people who made or sold illegal alcohol </p><p>Cultural Icons </p><p>Georgia OKeefe artist Urban and Southwest scenes F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote about Jazz Age John Steinbeck - wrote about the migrant workers during the Great Depression Aaron Copland and George Gershwin Composed uniquely American music </p><p>Harlem Renaissance </p><p>Jacob Lawrence Painted pictures of the Great Migration North Langston Hughes poet Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong Jazz composers Bessie Smith blues singer </p><p>Great Migration North </p><p> Jobs for African Americans were scarce in the South (there were employment opportunities in the North) </p><p> African Americans faced discrimination in the South </p><p>Prohibition </p><p>Temperance Movement: Groups opposed to the making and consuming of alcohol. 18th Amendment Bans the manufacture, sale and transport of alcoholic beverages. (Repealed by the 21st Amendment) Results Speakeasies, bootleggers and organized crime </p></li></ul>

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