A) WWII impacted fashion because of the restrictions on many goods. Most clothing had to be made shorter because of the lack of fabric that was available, therefore making shorter skirts and pants. Also, because of the restrictions on how many items each person could have “mix and match” became a very popular style so you could look like you have more outfits than in reality. B) The 1940s fashion impacts me because “mix and match”is a style I really enjoy. C) This impacts present day because “mix and match”is still a very popular style, as is short skirts, slim dresses, and sportswear.
A) She showed the nation that anyone can work hard and be in show business. As one of first African American female singer she proved that everyone deserves to do what they love. B) She impacts me because she made jazz more popular. Now I listen to many different kinds of music, including jazz, sung by all kinds of people not just white men. C) Now jazz is a very popular kind of music sung by everyone. She made a way for everyone to do what they love.
A) Guglielmo Marconi had an impact on America because he invented the radio. The radio was a very popular use of entertainment in the 1920s-30s, many listened to music or stories before the invention of the television. B) The radio has an impact on me because I use it almost everyday. Whenever I am in the car I listen to music on the radio, I also use the radio in my bed room to listen to music. C) In present day, the radio is used for numerous things. It is used in the military, it is used by astronauts in space, it's even used at the drive-through of fast food restaurants.
A) The first movie theater started one the most common ways people entertain themselves. This was a very enjoyable because many people had not seen anything like this before. B) This impacts me because movies is something I enjoy doing with my family. Watching movies is something I really like to do. C) This connects to present day because many people love to watch movies at home or in the theater. It is one of the most popular ways to entertain yourself.
A) WWI impacted fashion because it made clothes more practical. Before girls always wore long skirts and corsets, however skirts were shortened and corsets were no longer used because of intensive work. This effects me because I don’t wear long skirts or corsets because of this. C) This effects present day because corsets are no longer used and long skirts aren’t worn on a regular basis. 1910s-1940s all had a very big impact on clothing and those styles are still used as inspiration today.
A) Jackie Robinson effected the nation because he was the first African American professional baseball player. In doing this, he allowed people of all races to play the game. B) This impacts me because when I watch baseball I don’t watch only white players, but players of all races. C) This impacts today because anyone can play on a professional sports team if they are good enough, no matter what their race, ethnicity, or religion is.
A)Billie Holiday impacted music because of her style. She had a very soft voice, but she was able to make it powerful within that softness. As one of the first singers to do this, she opened a door for other singers to use this style as well. B) she impacts me because I listen to all types and styles of music, including this one. C) She impacts present day because many singers see her as an inspiration, like Cassandra Wilson.
A) George Halas was one of the most impactful football players of the 1920s-30s because he founded the Chicago Bears. He also made watching football on a Sunday a very big thing in the U.S. B) Though i don’t watch the Chicago Bears, This impacts me because I sometimes watch football on Sundays with my family. C) This impacts today because football on Sundays is still a very important thing in the U.S.
A) Jeanne Lanvin was a very popular designer in the 1920s because of her "dazzling" looks. She was also one of the first people to design for multiple departments(men, women, fragrance, etc.). B) This impacts me because I enjoy looking at sparkly dresses and fancy outfits for special events. C) This impacts the nation because department stores are something that is very common in the U.S. She also impacted the nation because of her fancy designs that still influence fashion today.
A) Bill Monroe is impactful to the nation because of the style of music he created, he created bluegrass music. B) I don’t usually tend to listen to bluegrass, but once in a while I hear some songs and I know people who listen to it a lot. C) This impacts today because bluegrass is very popular in certain parts of the country, like the south.