Use this Discovering American History video entitled The Twenties 1920 to 1929 to study the many changes in American life in the 1920s and how after World War 1, Presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover continued to encourage a foreign policy that would enhance American capitalism. Learn about the third industrial revolution of sorts that took place, based on greatly expanded use of electrical power, a flood of consumer goods, easy credit, and new scientific management methods. Discover how the "Auto Age" produced profound changes in American life and housing patterns and how some areas such as agriculture, railroads, coal mining, and textile manufacturing did not share in the post-war prosperity. Discover how a new mass culture defined by radio, movies, music, newspapers, and advertising encouraged a kind of national community.
Learn about The Twenties 1920-1929.