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1920s Crash Course by John Green
"Radio stations began to air regular broadcasts in the 1920s. Radios linked Americans from coast to coast, allowing them to hear the same programs--and the same advertisements. In the 1920s Americans with means had new choices in entertainment, travel, fashion and convenience." from United States History
You will create a radio show that contains a breaking news story, an interview with a famous person and an advertisement for a product.
- Examples of breaking news stories: 1st Negro League World Series, Jazz Age, Coolidge becomes President, Teapot Dome scandal, Harding's death, assembly lines, Kellogg-Briand Pact, Red Scare, Emergency Quota Act of 1921, National Origins Act of 1924, 18th Amendment, Al Capone, Scopes Trial, Great Migration, Indian Citizenship Act, 1921 World Series, Harlem Renaissance
- Examples of interview with a famous person: Henry Ford, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, George Washington Carver, Bruce Barton, Marcus Garve, Al Capone, President Coolidge, assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand, Babe Ruth
- Examples of advertisements: Ford Model T, steel for cars, rubber for car tires, glass for windows, car repairs, car insurance, waching machine, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators,