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Cultural Innovations and The Jazz Age

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									Cultural Innovations

    The 1920’s produced a
   cultural interest in Art and
     literature, sports, and
         Motion pictures
Modern Art, Literature, & Feats
   Charles Lindbergh- first
    solo nonstop flight
    across the Atlantic
    Ocean
   Spirit of St. Louis
   New York – Paris
   Carl Sandberg- Chicago
    poet who used common
    speech to glorify
    American life
   Praise equality and a life
    intensely lived
Popular Culture
           Ernest Hemingway-
            wrote about
            restoring myths of
            American heroes
           Fought in WWI;
            created novels of
            antiheroes; flawed
            characters with
            good intentions
           A farewell to Arms
Prosperity brings Sports
               Prosperity during the
                20’s provides leisure
                time and money
               Baseball and Boxing
               Babe Ruth- national
                hero made famous
                for hitting home runs
               College football,
                swimming, and Golf
                became American
                past-times
    The Rise of Hollywood
   Motion Pictures
   Technology had not
    created sound yet,
    so piano players
    entertained the films
   1927- first “talking”
    picture was showed
   The Jazz Singer
    began the Golden
    Age of Hollywood

								
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