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The Roaring 20s

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The Prohibition of Alcohol in the 1920s
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
The era of national prohibition began in 1920 with the establishment of the Eighteenth Amendment and was enforced by the Volstead Act passed by Congress that same year. The Act forbade the manufacture and sale of beverages with an alcoholic content g... [more]
December 7, 2009 at 09:47 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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The New Culture of the 1920s
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of California
In addition to the political and social transformations brought about by prohibition, fundamentalism and nativism, the 1920s also witnessed a cultural transformation. In this postwar decade, many citizens, especially in larger urban areas, were embra... [more]
December 7, 2009 at 09:49 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Driving Around New York City in 1928
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Light silent movie showing a car passenger in New York City in 1928, a horse bus carriage ride through the city as well as a City bus chasing a policeman in authentic news reels.  Great for getting an idea of what a big city looked like in the 1920s.
July 12, 2009 at 03:28 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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1920's Inventions
From history.com, produced by history channel
In this video clip, learn how during the roaring 1920s, inventions like home refrigeration and penicilin sent America into the modern age. (1:34)
August 26, 2012 at 02:09 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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To Live In The 1920's
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This is a video with footage and music from the 1920's. It shows different scenes that show how people lived at that time and what fashion was like. There is only background music but no talk.
November 17, 2009 at 03:03 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Roaring 1920s Around the World
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This is a slide show presenting the main events and fashions of the 1920s, not only in the USA but also what was happening in other parts of the world, especially in Europe. There is background music, footage and the facts and events can be read in d... [more]
November 17, 2009 at 03:09 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Flappers
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This is a video with background music showing images of the 1920s flappers. It shows their fashion, their hairstyle and what activities they enjoyed doing, emphasizing styles that at the time were daring and unconventional. There is footage and no na... [more]
November 17, 2009 at 03:25 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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John Dillinger and the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin
From answers.com, produced by World Wide Ent
This short video provides students a glimpse of what the gangsters of the era were about and how they were hunted. Original footage shown.
July 3, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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