The 1920s: decade of optimism by the 1920s innovative forces thrusting into american life were creating a new way of living the automobile and the hard-surfaced road produced mobility and a blurring of the traditional rural-urban split the radio and motion pictures inaugurated a national culture, one built on new, urban values. The town was, founded under the name of fordlândia, boasting a utopian array of american amenities, including a pristine golf course, movie theatre, swimming pools, dance halls, a hotel, school, playgrounds and a library. The hawley-smoot tariff act of 1930 increased us tariffs which, in turn, decreased international trade (especially in the farming sector) and helped spread the great depression worldwide as it spread, it became partly responsible for nazism in germany and for wwii (1939-1945.
The united states turns inward: the 1920s and 1930s after its participation in the conflagration then known as the great war, the american nation was ready to turn inward and concentrate on domestic affairs (a return to normalcy, as 1920 presidential candidate warren harding called it.
The midwestern united states, also referred to as the american midwest, middle west, or simply the midwest, is one of four census regions of the united states census bureau (also known as region 2. Western and cowboy songs a webcast of their performance at the library of congress, october 2, 2008 distinctly western songs began to emerge in the mid-19th century, reflecting the texas, arizona and oklahoma region's unique mix of peoples of anglo, celtic, spanish, and other european african native and central american heritage. A look at life in the midwest during the 1930s march 16, 2003 | by herbert mitgang herbert mitgang is an author and critic, and a fellow of the society of american historians.
The 1930s saw natural disasters as well as manmade ones: for most of the decade, people in the plains states suffered through the worst drought in american history, as well as hundreds of severe. The growing seasons: an american boyhood before the war by samuel hynes viking, 291 pages, $2495 what was life like in middle america during the depression in the 1930s for adults, it was a struggle to find a job and put bread on the table for youngsters, it was trying to have a little fun in the midst of the family's financial concerns.
America in the 1930s extensive library of projects on america in the great depression from american studies at the university of virginia the 1930s timeline year by year timeline of events in science and technology, politics and society, culture and international events with embedded audio and video.
Western and cowboy songs although it is often spoken of in the same breath as country music, western is a distinct area of american popular music whose roots reach into the frontier era of the 19th century. The 1930s (pronounced nineteen-thirties, commonly abbreviated as the thirties) was a decade of the gregorian calendar that began on january 1, 1930, and ended on december 31, 1939. Top names of the 1930s the following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during 1930 - 1939 for each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name.