Topics: Babe Ruth, Boston Red Sox, President of the United States Pages: 2 (495 words) Published: May 12, 2013
P.S/I.S 178Jeremy Breland

Task 2 Essay
The 1920’s was a decade full of many things becoming popular, such as dancing, sports, radio, new fashion styles, and also someone making history by flying across the Atlantic Ocean. The 1920’s was a prosperous (successful) decade. The 1920’s was also an unprosperous (unsuccessful) decade. Based on article 10, it shows that the 1920’s was a prosperous decade that proved to show that America has a lot to look forward to in the future. Also based on article 5, it shows that the 1920’s was an unprosperous decade, in which America did not show any improvements or became happier.

The 1920’s was a prosperous decade that showed much growth, and promise. Based on the 1920’s and nothing else, you could tell that America was an up and coming country that had tons to offer people, and was a great country that many people loved. Article 10, is a great example of why the 1920’s was a prosperous decade. Article 10 was about Babe Ruth, and how he affected the sport of baseball and all of America with his heroics and great personality on and off the field. Babe Ruth is a baseball icon and became one of the greatest hitters the sport has ever seen since the Red Sox sold him to the Yankees for $125,000. In the article, it states, “Ruth was bigger than life. He won the love of fans everywhere for his deeds on and off the field.” And “He’s the Abraham Lincoln of baseball.” Those two statements and quotes in the article proved that Babe Ruth was the king of baseball, and he was loved everywhere he went by all Americans.

The 1920’s wan an unprosperous decade because of negative changes that occurred such as Warren Harding’s presidency, President Wilson’s League of Nations, and the scopes trial. Article five is a perfect example of why the 1920’s was an unprosperous decade. Article five was about the presidency of warren Harding, and how he had a short, unhappy term as President. He had many plans and ideas...
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