History of Dance in the 1920s in America

1920s Dancing: Historical Background of all dances in this era


History of Entertainment in the 1920s in America

Entertainment of the 1920s: Radio, Al Jolson, Charlie Chaplin, and Movies


Fashions Important During 1920s in America
Fads and Fashion in the 1920s Women's Fashions in the 1920s
Fashions of the 1920s 1920s in Fashion - from Wikipedia


History of Flapper Culture in the 1920s in America Flapper Culture and Style

Biographies of Gangsters, and Facts about Crime and Prohibition in the 1920s in America
Al Capone Police Work in the 1920s
Al Capone at Alcatraz Prohibition and the Gangsters
Black Gangs of Harlem Prohibition in the United States
History Channel: Prohibition and Temperance The United States Prohibition of Alcohol - 1920-1933
Historical Importance of Prohibition 1920s Gangsters: Fashion and The Public Enemy

Types of Food Served in the 1920s in America
1920s Food 1920's Food
1920's Food and Groceries Prices 1920s: Prohibition-era foods


Important Inventions of the 1920s in America Inventions of the 1920s

Popular Music of the 1920s in America 1920's Music
History of Jazz PBS: History of American Music: Jazz
Famous Jazz Artists of the 1920s History of Jazz Time Line: Sound Clips


The Roaring Twenties in America: Facts and Information

Authentic History Center: Facts and information about the Music, the Election of the 1920s, 1920s Audio and Speeches, Images of the 1920s, Women's Suffrage, Prohibition, Women's Fashions of the Roaring Twenties; Click on the year menu for the 20s

Chicago: The Roaring 20s: An overview of the 1920s

Digital History: The 1920s: An Overview: Links to articles with historical information about the 1920s

Events of the 1920s: Background information on the people, events, inventions, art, literature, music, entertainment, fads and fashions of the Roaring 20s

History.com: The Roaring Twenties: Historical facts and video

Roaring 20s - from Wikipedia: Historical background

Roaring 20s: A historical snapshot of life in the 1920s; Learn about Flappers, Fashion, Music, Politics, the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the following Depression years. Discover what it was like to live under Prohibition or how to dance the Charleston. View the rapid progress made in transportation by automobiles, trains, ocean liners, airships and aeroplanes - and MORE!

The Twenties: An interactive informational site about the the years 1913 - 1929

1920s History: Interesting Facts



The Roaring Twenties: History and Facts

Interesting Facts about the History of the Roaring Twenties

*The Roaring 20s was a period of prohibition and intolerance, speakeasies, flappers, gangsters, and crime.

*THe Sacco and Vanzetti Case, the Stock Market Crash, and the Scopes Monkey Trial were major events that took place in the 20s. The Stock Market Crash led to a period in history known at the Great Depression.

*The inventions of the automobile, the radio, and the airplane changed America's way of life forever.

*Men's fashions were often modeled after famous sport figures.

*Women's fashions emerged with a new look, and beading was an important part of their fashions.

*During the 1920s the Ku Klux Klan expanded to its highest total membership ever recorded in history.

*Black writers became popular in this period also known as the Harlem Renaissance.

*Women earned the right to vote when the 19th amendment was finally added to the Constitution.

*The Charleston became the most popular dance of the Roaring 20s.

*In 1923 dance marathons became popular as a way to earn money.



American History Calendar

American History Calendar: A calendar site showing American history in a unique way: through a user-friendly web calendar. Birthdays of important people in American history and important events in American history can be viewed; interactive - browse through it and display details on a specific person or event. A printer friendly version of the calendar is also available.


American History Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent!


The History Channel

The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games.


U.S. History Images

U.S. History Images: What better way to learn about and appreciate the history of the United States than through viewing the illustrations of artists from the last century and a half! The images are all in the public domain and are free for anyone to use in any way after viewing the Terms of Use. This website is a work in progress and new images are always being added. Present topics for images include: Life in the Colonies, Colonial Patriots, Native Americans, Native American Culture, The Age of Exploration, and Explorers


Educational American History Powerpoints

Educational American History Videos

Reference Sites to Help in Your Research

American Memory Learning Page of the Library of Congress: Historical collections of photographs, documents, motion pictures, and sound recordings about American culture and history - SEARCHABLE by keyword

Biographies of Famous People Both Past and Present: - SEARCHABLE by keyword

The Biographic Dictionary: Covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day- SEARCHABLE by keyword

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources from A to Z

Information Please: On-Line Dictionary; Encyclopedia; Almanac, and MORE

Who2: Find famous people biographies fast! This site also lists links to more information about each person. - SEARCHABLE by keyword



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