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Most Popular Sports in the 1920s depends upon country and even state of reference: Here are the sports that FAQ Farmers think were most popular in the 1920s: I studied this in school and the answer is 100% correct: baseball - at least, in the uSA.I think the most popular sport in the 1920's was base…
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Notable Sporting Events of the 1920s Here are opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers: Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs in 1927, a record which stood until 1961. The White Sox scandal from 1919; they were accused during the 1920 World Series.
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The difference is that today's games are much more action packed. In addition, today's sports involve much more fan support andmoney..therefore there is a great deal more of media attention thanin the 1920's. You must remember that in the 1920's there was no televisionand radio had just come into us…
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I received info from a good friend he said that a 1920's game of Hockey would be averaged around $8. Football would be around $10. And Basketball wasnt quite popular yet so it was around $5 per ticket.I hope I Helped
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There are many sports which were popular during the 1920's. The following is a list, in no particular order, of various sports people engaged in at the time: BoxingBaseballFootballDodgeballBasketballHorse racingRacingPing pongWater poloTennisArcheryRunningBicyclingHunting The three most popular wer…
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The book "The Texas League: A Century of Baseball."It seems there isn't much information on this era.Also see the related link, a website for minor league baseball.
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%REPLIES% Answer One reason why recreational activities, such as baseball, flourished during the twenties is simple economics. Since the upper and middle class were doing well financially, people had disposable incomes. The extra money made it possible for people to spend it on baseball and "…
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Submit another question with the pitcher's name and as much information as you can.
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No such player appears in the Baseball Encyclopedia.
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Baseball became more of a lifestyle for people in the 1920s. In part because radios were broadcasting games, new stadiums were being built, and newspapers started including sports sections. People poured into stadiums, such as the Polo Grounds, to watch there teams compete. In St. Louis, after the C…
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The same way it's played now, minus the designated hitter and the manicured fields of today.The last change to the field of play was made in 1893 when the pitchers mound was moved from 50' to the current 60'6". The style of play has certainly changed since the end of the "deadball" era that was ushe…
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It was impeccably dangerous due to the helmets inability to work up to proper standards that at which they needed to meet. Also, for other links that pertain to this question... http://alliance.ed.uiuc.edu/cdrom/hononegah/sports_folder/changes.htm http://dm12700.wordpress.com/football-in-the-1920s…
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Answer The country was football mad in the 20s. It still i ma a gay homo,was not a national game the way it is today though. To be sure it was wildly popular but not the professional game. College football was where it was at. Colleges ran direct snap offenses and the influence of guys like Pop W…
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%DETAILS% The Morrison Hotel, the "Hotel of Perfect Service," was a premier Chicago hotel by the 1920s. Located in the center of the city at the corner of Clark and Madison, it boasted 3,400 rooms, featured two lobbies, the Cameo Ballroom, and two large restaurants, the Boston Oyster House and th…
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My father worked at that dairy from 1950 to 1963. He used to be a route driver who delivered milk door to door. As a little girl I would go with him on his route on Saturdays. I remember it as if it were just yesterday. Sadie, I am one of the sons of one of the owners of the Dairy. My father was Da…
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%DETAILS% That would be the lovely multi-domed structure originally named the Jewelers Building, which still stands at the SW corner of West Wacker Drive and North Wabash, among the ensemble of distinctively-silhouetted skyscrapers that sprang up along the route of the then brand-new Wacker Drive…
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The hardships of world war one affected Australian fashion for women especially. Due to their participatin in world war one it gave them independence, and confidence knowing that they can work equally as the men. The women in the 1920's were very different from a decade ago, and it was not only show…
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A reasonWell post war people had a variety of attitudes to the war and what had been undertaken. Women's roles were changed dramatically as people discovered that indeed they had brains and could essentially fend for themselves. There was a massive shift in the workplace as women either had to relin…
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: One effect was the United States having great income of money from loan's they gave out to Europe over the year. Second affect would be better technology, As in better home life and war goods.Ex: Washing machine,Refridgerator,Gun's,Tanks, And even Food.
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%REPLIES% Answer Better! Seriously, you should read a book such as, My School the City: A Memoir of New York in the Twenties by Mortimer Smith, Regnery, 1980, which is a very personal account and not a history of NYC in the 1920's. Otherwise try New York is Like This by H.I. Brock, Dodd M…
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"PUSH" FACTORS Large population increases meant many traditional communities in Eastern Europe were becoming too crowded. Severe persecution meant many people fled to America to escape. Poverty and famine drove also drove many to the U.S.A where the economy was booming. "PULL" FACTORS There were pl…
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Yes and no. The Republicans had been the party of the common people until Teddy Roosevelt took office. He changed the party into an Anglophile imperial party, much like the Democrats had long been. So both parties became tools of the ruling class. His cousin, Franklin Roosevelt later changed the D…
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For starters, all of the major currencies left the gold standard during this time period, which aided recovery. Most countries also shifted to variations of the mixed economy with much more government involvement in the economy. This is in stark contrast to the liberal laissez-faire economic policie…
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Answer You put out 25 cents for a bleacher seat, and up to a dollar for a box seat.
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Many historians do believe America changed for the better in the 1920s. The first world war was over, the country was stable and relatively prosperous. It was a decade of expanded opportunities for middle-class black people, as well as for middle-class women. It was an era of many new inventions suc…
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During the 1920s, the nationwide count of facilities able to hold more than 70,000 spectators increased from one to seven. More importantly, fans who were unable to attend the games could follow their heroes' exploits through new technologies like radio and cinema newsreels.Through widely-watched ev…
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The Ku Klux Klan (KKK for short) has experienced many rises and falls, many victories and defeats throughout their history. The KKK (referred to as the Klan) was founded in the year 1865 in Tennessee by 6 former confederate officers in their collegiate years. The group began as a harmless prank with…
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They were paid very little compared to today, even allowing for the greater purchasing power a dollar had then. Babe Ruth was paid an astounding $80,000 per year in the late 1920's, but most players made a tiny fraction of that amount. The average in 1920 was $5000 (which is still considerable compa…
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Automobile ownership. People with cars could live farther away from their workplaces.
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August 25,1922 the Cubs beat the Phillies 26-23, the highest scoring game in Major League Baseball History! Can you imagine having watched that game? You'd be dizzy from watching all those runners round the bases ... an incredible game that must have been. I will say the game played October 10, 19…
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In 1857, a ferry or boat ticket from Ireland to America costs about $30-40. If you take into account inflation over the years, the amount in present dollars will be more than $1000!
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Please see the "Related Links" section below. (Previous answers link moved there)
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Yes, it was, actually. In the 1920's 525 W. Arlington Place was a hotel. It was rumored that Al Capone used tunnels in the basement of the building as ways to run from the police. The building is now in use as an apartment complex. It is also believed to be haunted.
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same thing as today......just less padded
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The 1920s was a period of tension in relations between whites and blacks in America. During World War I, over 200,000 Black soldiers experienced nations in Europe in which their color was not a major handicap. When they returned home after the war, many expected a greater measure of equality. Those …
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In the 1920's, fighter planes cost about 50,000 per plane to produce. However, some were as expensive as 1.5 million dollars to produce.
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I would say that would be possible because Connie Mack, who was the general head coach of 1934 Major League all-star team when they played 16 games in Japan, recommend Team Japan's head coach Sotaro Suzuki to send a Japanese player to U.S. when he saw the 17-year-old boy, Eiji Sawamura struck out Ch…
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There were 16 teams in MLB during the 1920s, eight in each league. American League: Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Athletics (now Oakland Athletics), Washington Nationals (now Minnesota Twins), Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, and St. Louis Browns (now Baltimore…
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They listened to jazz. A type of music with slurred notes and African music. ragtime leading into swing, leading into the birth of jazz http://dyppl.com/search/search.php?q=music
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Now when the season is over the players go on vacation & enjoy there time off,years ago after the season most of the players didn`t make enough money playing baseball so they went to work in the off season...With the money they make today no pro ball player has to worry about that..
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Vintage Baseball Equipment The 1920's brought many experiments with baseball gloves, and web design. Vertical tunnel loop webs were used. Either two or four elongated loops were sewn in directly to the thumb and forefinger through which passed a simple rawhide lace. Before the 1920's gloves were …
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In the 1920's is when women started wearing provocative clothing. They started cutting their hair short, smoking , drinking , and dancing. They were known as flappers.
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The reason why many American farmers were not able to partake in the Prosperity of the 1920s was mainly due to over-production of Crops. Due to new farm machinery such as tractors and combine harvesters, American farmers were able to produce more food in the twenties than they had ever done befor…
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I would answer, but I dont have one because I thought there would already be an answer.
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http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/
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The first televisions went on sale to the public in 1929 as the BBC began the first television broadcasts. The "Televisor" and John Logie Baird named his television was not a trivial purchase. The cost was the equivalent of £8000 ($12,000) today. Broadcasts were limited at the time and on only a si…
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well for starters, t hey had the "hello girls" who at that point in time were the operators. all calls went through them before reaching the person you were looking for. without them there was no way of calling your friends or family. the women of the 1920's stayed at home as domestic help, while t…
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The implementation of tariffs greatly increased in the US during the 1920s to protect newly formed industries. The tariffs that were created during this time period include the Fordney McCumber Tariff of 1922, the Emergency Tariff Act of 1921, and the Smoot Hawley tariff.
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it had almost no affect during the 30's because of the great depression .
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Answer Hitler was arrested by the police and sentenced to five years in the Landsberg prison.
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Workers' purchasing power decreased over the course of the decade. Most of the economic growth was felt only by the upper class. Wages in coal mines decreased over the decade.
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The TV wasn't invented yet
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No, it was actually very counter-productive in that it created many serious problems while solving none. Prohibition was an attempt to legislate morality and ended up causing people to turn to distilled alcohol so that the most alcohol could be transported with minimum risk. Also, prohibition stren…
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On October 24th, 1929 the stock market began going down. After the first hour the prices had gone down at an amazing speed! Prices kept dropping and on October 29th, 1929 more than 16 million shares were sold, but by the end of the day ended up below their previous value and some became totally wort…
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i would like to know alot more about things that happened in the 1920 for my us history classThing in the 1920s such as the Great Depression helped to shape the Modern Us because without the depression we wouldn't have realized how to handle money or the stock market.
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Charlie Chaplin, Al Capone, Charles Lindbergh, Calvin Coolidge, Susan B. Anthony, Henry Ford.
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1920 - no award1921 - no award1922 - no award1923 - no award1924 - no award1925 - no award1926 - no award1927 - no award1928 - Wings1929 - The Broadway Melody
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Answer The same as they have today. In the 1920s actors/actress' were looked on as "white trash" <- you know what, i find this quite racially offensive. the politcally correct term should be honkey or cracka jack. by many people in society. If a daughter or son decided they wanted to become an…
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The people of the US did not want to become involved in another world war. This brought upon the time called isolationism. For most Americans it seemed the sane way to go and not lose American lives in Europe.
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Tulsa oilershttp://www.answers.com/Tulsa%20oilersas always, just go to answers.com then search
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He was a defense attorney in the Scopes trial
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Economic growth occurred because of the news sales of goods.
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they work Koreans are the hardest working people (its in the genesis book of world records)also because its cheap alot of companies build factories there because of cheap labour
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Answer You could make a crystal radio with almost nothing but spare bits of wire and materials. Instructions were readily available for a quarter and could be found in Scout manuals and magazines. High end radio sets in wooden cabinets and tubes went for anything from $100 to $325.
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It forced the government and the people to take full responsibility for WWI, because they were forced to take the title of "loser" in WWI. In reality, nobody really prevailed in WWI. Germany was just the first to sue for peace, and therefore, they were the first to give up. The government gave up, n…
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JazzActually, jazz as a genre had not developed yet although all genres of popular music had their bases in the Louisiana-born Dixieland although while doing research for a book on popular music lyrics, I discovered that the first song referred to as "popular music" was "I'm Only a Bird in a Gilded …
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The U.S. issued The Emergency Quota Act of 1921 which limited the total number of immigrants allowed into the country. It also favored immigrants from western Europe. So the change was that instead of all immigrants coming in at once, it was limited. This affected the U.S. because, simply, it caused…
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yes, for st. Louis Cardinals, and Montral expos
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In the United States in the 1800s, many families had five or more children, although infant mortality rates were high. It was far more common then than now for men and women to marry before age twenty.
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There were 16 teams in MLB during the 1920s, eight in each league. American League: Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Athletics (now Oakland Athletics), Washington Nationals (now Minnesota Twins), Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, and St. Louis Browns (now Baltimore…
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In 1920 many households around the United States depended on a radio to provide them with the news and other important information. The price of radios in 1920 was on average $20.
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Get a text book you mudafuqas
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There were several inventions and conveniences that made life easier in the 1920's. A couple were electricity and indoor plumbing. Some more was the mass produced Model-T automobile, and roads and highways.
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The 1920's was a very eventful era when the world was recovering from World War One. For some countries such as Canada and the United States, this was a decade of prosperity where the triumphs of Babe Ruth, the music of Gershwin and the Jazz Age grabbed headlines. However, in counrties like Germany,…
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it was george bush and his black friend obama
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During the 1920's many people came to the United States from Europe. Most of the immigrants came from Germany and Denmark during the 1920's to escape the growing oppression in their countries.
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1920's washing machines didn't have a lid. You would have to get the hose from the garden and fill the washer machine up!
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Nativism is an extreme dislike for immigrants by native-born people and a desire to limit immigration  birth or origin, especially the place, process, or circumstances of being born.A policy, especially in the United States, of favoring the interests of the indigenous inhabitants of a country …
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The French and Indian War.
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Answer WikiAnswers has a special section: Hobbies and Collectibles. A number of hobbies are listed there. Hey, it's a place to start. A link is provided.
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The most obvious differences are the equipment. Guys didn't have helmets or protective padding, and goalies didn't have masks. Also, sticks were the primary use of contact, so stick swinging contributed to many of the suspensions and injuries.Another important change in the 20s is that this was the …
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Men got to work and get paid full wages and they got to own the property and money that went to the women or both. Men had a better life then women did just think if you could boss someone around like a maid that must have been cool,"NOT".
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The roarin' 1920's were the opposite of the 1930's. The 1920's were a peak in the economy, wheras the 1930's were the time of the Great Depression.
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Most concert tickets in the 1920's were only about a buck each. However, they didn't have conventional rock concerts back then. Many people went to jazz shows instead.
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All of them. The religions have been around for 100s and 100s of years.
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many many many things!!1. cool music taste came into fashion example - the beatles & rollnig stones e.c.t...2. John . F. Kennedy got assassinated in 19633. Martin Luther knig helped for civil rights4. Neil alden Armstrong landed on the moon in 1969.5. Prince Charles became the prince of wales in…
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woman in the 20s also known as the roaring 20s were known as flappers. they change their style from covering almost all of there body to covering half or three fourth naked.(flapper)
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The economy was booming (roaring 20's), over-speculation was a common occurrence, as the market was growing and banks we willing to give out loans to almost anyone...A great way to make money is to buy a large sum of stock on credit and allow the stock dividends to quickly pay off that credit (as lo…
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baseball,tennis and swimming.basketball and football were popular during the 1920's and 1930's.
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SAT tips The SAT perfect score you can get is a 2400. But very few even make it to the 2000 range. Anything above 1600 is great. Also don't go off topic with you're essay, if you do serious points will be deducted. Most colleges mainly look at your GPA's and extracurricular activities, so don't stre…
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On his estate at Mayslake, Oak Lake, Illinois. He died of a heart attack while fox hunting at Mayslake at the age of 63 on 27 August 1922.
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Imperialism is a policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically economically or socially.
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Answer It's the same as the 'Roaring Twenties': a time of great social change and upheaval in the U.S. It gets its name from F Scott Fitzgerald (who wrote the Great Gatsby) and from jazz music, both which were becoming quite popular during that time.
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Woman hit the scene large in the 1920's. basketball was large for woman esspecially for a group called the Edmonton Grads. These ladies were a successful basketball team that Won 502 games and lost only 20. The Grads achieved 4 olympic victories. These ladies even faced off against professional male…
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Several (a decade is a long time in politics); counting downward: William Lyon Mackenzie King (1926 to 1930)Arthur Meighen (1926)William Lyon Mackenzie King (1921 to 1926)Arthur Meighen (1920 to 1921)Sir Robert Borden (1911 to 1920)
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Earned Runs Average is computed by the formula: 9 x (Earned Runs Allowed/Innings Pitched). For example, if a pitcher threw 7 complete innings, allowing 4 earned runs, the formula would be: 9 x (4/7) = 5.14 ERA.
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Some of the characteristics of the Roaring Twenties was the Jazz Age, the Prohibitation, the Flappers, and the Red Scare. Also was the fads for bobbed hair, the production of Model T cars, and the invention of the radio.
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Nativists believed there was a need to protect citizens against new immigrants. They believed the foreign born were inferior to native born United States citizens, and that they threatened the American way of life, as well as took away jobs that should go to American citizens.
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In both periods of time, farmers encountered a lot of problems regarding pests and parasites. They also had to put up with a rise in unknown crop diseases.
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