The Roaring ‘20s Webquest Directions



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The Roaring ‘20s Webquest
Directions: Use the provided websites to answer the questions.
http://www.murrayontravel.com/carolnolan/fashionhistory.html
1. What were the fashion trends for men in the 1920s? ______________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2. What were the fashion trends for women in the 1920s? ____________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


http://www.crazyfads.com/20s40s.htm
3. What were some of the latest fads (not including clothing) for women in the 1920s? _____________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.angelfire.com/co/pscst/ford.html
4. What invention did Henry Ford create that assisted in the manufacture of cars? _________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

http://people.clemson.edu/~pammack/lec122/autocon.htm


5. What were some of the consequences of the car? _________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

6. What road improvements were made in the 1920s? _______________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


http://www.pasttimesports.biz/football.html
7. What material were football helmets made out of in the 1920s? _____________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.1920-30.com/sports/
8. Why did sports become more popular in the 1920s?_______________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

9. Discuss two sporting events that can be considered recording breaking of the 1920s. _____________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

http://www.negroleaguebaseball.com/history101.html
10. Which cities had negro baseball leagues in the 1920s? ____________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

http://www.angelfire.com/co/pscst/chaplin.html


11. Who was Charlie Chaplin? _________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.angelfire.com/co/pscst/music.html
12. Name two musicians of the 1920s. ___________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________
http://local.aaca.org/bntc/slang/slang.htm
13. Give examples of some of the slang that was used in the 1920s. ____________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Bonus: Which one describes Mr. Conforti? ______________________________________________
http://local.aaca.org/bntc/slang/slang.htm (Scroll down)
14. Describe what a flapper looked like. __________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ug00/3on1/radioshow/1920radio.htm
15. What was an important technological invention in the 1920s, besides the automobile and assembly line? What did people like to listen to? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dt20ap.html
16. What electrical appliances became popular in the 1920s? _________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://unityanddivision2.wikispaces.com/Mass+Consumption+in+the+1920's
17. What are mass production and mass consumption? ______________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/history/famous-cases/al-capone/al-capone
18. Who was Al Capone? _____________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
http://unityanddivision2.wikispaces.com/Babe+Ruth+and+Baseball
19. Who called Babe Ruth while the beloved Yankee was on his deathbed? What does this tell you about the importance and popularity of baseball in American society?

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