Analyze the significance of social_ intellectual and technological by xiaoyounan


									Analyze the significance of social,
 intellectual and technological
changes of lifestyle in the United
           NCSCOS 9.03
Macro Concepts                    Micro Concepts

Change-the transformation of      Technology-the advancement of
   something from old to new.        human artifacts and devices.

Conflict-a problem or             Consumerism-the act of people
   troublesome issue needing to      buying products for
   be solved.                        consumption.

Communication-the exchange of
  information between people.

Innovation-improvements and
   positive change.
 Get with your study buddy

 Discuss the following questions using your
  textbooks and be prepared to share your
  knowledge with the class.

 You have 10 minutes with your study buddy.

 What was unique about Jazz music compared to
  other types of music?
 How did talkies improve the movie watching
 What was one unique aspect of the American
  authors during the 1920s? [Explain]
Jazz: An original American creation
             Jazz music is the first popular music
              created in the United States.

             The music style was a combination of
              African originated music and Ragtime

             The music style is well known for
              encouraging improvisation [loose
              note structure where musicians can
              play whichever notes they wish
              without following sheet music].

             Perhaps the most famous and popular
              Jazz musician of the early 1900s was
              Louis Armstrong who was most well
              known for playing the trumpet and
              occasionally singing.
                               Silent Films and Talkies
 During the late 1800s motion
  pictures were made in both the
                                           Film audio
  Europe and the United States.

 In the early 1900s popular motion
  picture [movie] stars acted in silent
  films which did not have speaking

 All dialogue was conveyed using sub

 Dramatic music played by orchestras
  provided sound to portray emotion.
  Sadness was conveyed usually with a
  slow violin.

 In 1927 the first full length talkie
  [integrated spoken audio] titled the
  Jazz Singer starred Al Jolson who was
  a famous Vaudeville stage actor.
                           Famous American Writers
 Many American writers during the 1920s wrote about their frustration and
  disillusionment with the Great War and its devastating effects.

 Some writers even left the United States for years and became known as
  members of the Lost Generation [Ernest Hemingway was one of these he
  authored novels such the Old Man and the Sea.

 F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of the Great Gatsby, wrote about the excesses of
  rich New Yorkers.
 Sinclair Lewis criticized what he thought was the silliness of small town life.
                                   The Battle Over Prohibition
• The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed in 1919 to prohibit
  the manufacture, sale and use of alcoholic beverages.

• People all over the United States still wanted to drink alcoholic beverages such
  as gin, whiskey and beer.

• Bootleggers distilled [made] liquor and beer secretly in basement or on rural
  farms and sold it to speakeasies [secret, private bars] and private citizens for
          The Great Bambino
 A former juvenile delinquent from
  Maryland named George Herman Ruth
  captured the imagination of the nation in
  the 1910s.

 Babe Ruth, as he became called, was
  signed to a professional baseball contract
  out of a reform school for incorrigible

 He was originally a pitcher for the Boston
  Red Sox won multiple World Series titles
  but showed so much power as a hitter
  that he became a full time hitter

 His towering home runs were unusual
  because before him homeruns were rare.
  He was adored by American fans and
  won several championships with the
  New York Yankees.
                 Charles Lindbergh the aviator
 On May 21, 1927 Charles Lindbergh
  became the first person to successfully fly
  across the Atlantic Ocean.

 Few people believed he could accomplish
  the air voyage. The flight took 33.5 hours.

 He left from Long Island, N.Y. and landed in
  Paris, France.

 For the rest of his life he promoted
  commercial aviation.
           Automobiles changed America
• After Henry Ford’s Model T was invented and mass
  produced people who could afford them had their
  lives totally transformed.

• People had more freedom and were much more
                                                 The Radio
 When F.D.R. was governor of New York state and he faced a Republican majority
  opposition in the legislature he decided to speak directly to voters using the radio.

 When he became President of United States he gave speeches he named his
  fireside chats because they were given at night when citizens were in their living
  rooms sitting by their fireplaces.

 The speeches were usually about very important national issues such as taxes,
  legislation and World War II.
                   Marketing and Advertising
• Despite the depressed and struggling economy of the 1930s American
  businesses and corporations were very imaginative and creative .

• Advertisements were posted on printed billboards and in radio
  advertisements for broadcast over the airwaves so millions of people could be
  persuaded to buy the products ranging from cigarettes to pharmaceuticals.
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