The Roaring 20s



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The Roaring 20s

The 1920s was an exciting time for many in America. Also called the Jazz Age, many exciting changes in American culture were taking place.



The Task:

You are going to create a magazine that will represent the culture and society of the 1920s. Your magazine pages will consist of pictures, words, etc… that give an accurate description of how people lived, the fashion of the decade, the entertainment forms of the decade, and the politics of the decade.

The topics for your magazine are listed below, along with links that will help. You are not limited to these links, look around and see if you can find others. You will need to have 2 pages of pictures, etc... for each topic. Once you have completed the pages, make a cover for your magazine, giving it a catchy name and design.

Save all of your work and we will print everything out when you complete the entire magazine.



Resources:

Fashion:


  • Fashion for Men and Ladies

  • History of Fashion

  • The Ultimate Fashion Site

  • Women’s Clothing

  • 1920s Fashion

  • Boys’ Fashion

Cars:

  • Chicago Vintage

  • 1920s Automobiles

  • Classic Cars

  • Ford

  • Consequences of the Automobile

Sports:

  • Helmets

  • Babe Ruth

  • 1920s Sports

  • Black Baseball Leagues

  • Article on 1920s Sports

  • African Americans in Sports

Entertainment:

  • Movies and Radio

  • Music

  • Media History Timeline

  • The Roaring 1920s Concert Extravaganza

  • Audio Clips of Music

  • Greatest Films of the 1920s

  • Fads

Women:

  • Woman on the Silver Screen

  • Flapper Jane

  • Congresswomen

  • Women’s Organizations in the 1920s

  • Margaret Sanger

  • Bessie Smith

  • Amelia Earhart

Business, Industry, and Technology:

  • Technology’s Impact of Life

  • Charles Lindbergh

  • Electronic Consumer Appliances

  • Consumerism

  • Henry Ford

Crime:

  • Leopold and Loeb

  • Capone

  • Sacco and Vanzetti

  • St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

  • Temperance and Prohibition

  • The Scopes Trial

  • Ku Klux Klan

Politics:

  • The Red Scare

  • The Palmer Raids

  • Warren G. Harding

  • Calvin Coolidge

  • Sacco and Vanzetti

  • Immigration


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