This article covers everything from the 20's. It talks about flappers all the way to the Ku Klux Klan. It talks about flappers, the great migration, how the 18th amendment made it so "intoxicating beverages" were not to be served, and other topics. These topics are all very important and need to be remembered by others.
Al Capone was the most notorious gangster in American history. What's weird about him is that at first, many people believed him to be a savior. As History.com states, " Some even considered him a kind of Robin Hood figure, or as anti-Prohibition resentment grew, a dissident who worked on the side of the people." While everyone thought he was a good guy then, they would be baffled to hear that he's killed or hurt many people. Once they heard that Capone's name was connected to violence, he wasn't as popular.
This reading talks about the Harlem Renaissance. During the great migration, many African Americans moved to New York, which is where the Harlem Renaissance was born. The Harlem Renaissance was a time of creativity and letting it flow. Finally African Americans had a voice they wanted to share. They did that by writing novels, poetry, plays, music, lyrics, by dancing, and painting. They expressed themselves through the arts of literature, music, and art.
This map displays the great migration and where many people went. The great migration is where African Americans moved from the South to the North and West. As you can see in the map above, many African Americans moved to cities, and this may have been the start of the Harlem Renaissance.
This play starts in 1913 and goes to 1920. According to the play from Sirs Discoverer, there was a parade to support women suffrage in 1913 and the flyers were disguised as tea-party invites. The reasoning for this is because many men didn't want this to happen, they thought women should stay home and not have a voice, so they disguised them like the invitations so people who didn't support their cause would know what it was.
This is a parody of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" based off of women's suffrage. In the video there was protesting on the streets. When they were protesting, police officers would attack them, hit them, hurt them, and even bring some to jail.