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  • 20th Century

    Music written since 1900 is called twentieth century music. There have been more types and styles of music written in the twentieth century then ever before. In the twentieth century‚ the only limit is the composer’s imagination. This great variety of musical styles reflected the diversity of life during the early twentieth century. More people were free to choose where to live‚ how to earn a living‚ and how to spend their time. The car‚ airplane‚ telephone‚ phonograph‚ movies‚ and radio all made

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  • 20th Century London

    THE 20th CENTURY   In the early 20th century Hendon and Finchley became built up. Growth also spread to Harrow and Wealdstone‚ Twickenham‚ Teddington and Kingston Upon Thames. Wimbledon and Surbiton also became suburbs of London. Furthermore in the early 20th century London County Council began to build estates of council houses on the edge of the city. In 1903 the first ones were built at Tooting. Later estates were built at Norbury‚ Tottenham‚ Roehampton‚ at Downham near Catford and at Becontree

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  • Technology in the 20th Century

    Technology in the 20th Century Margie R. Collins HUM/300 The Global Village October 13‚ 2014 Joan Canby Technology in the 20th Century There can be no doubt that the twentieth century is one of the most remarkable unparalleled rate in mankind’s history for its technological advances and scientific discoveries‚ a rate that continues to this day. In fact‚ there were so many new gadgets invented and discoveries made in the last century that it’s difficult to pare the list down to just the three

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  • 20th Century and Furniture

    furniture – the way it looks‚ its usage‚ prices‚ purpose‚ and materials used to make it – changes… it evolves. Furniture is an art form that can be used to decorate any living space and can be used to stimulate human activity; it has changed over the centuries to become more and more functional for our daily lives and for multi purposes. Back in the Neolithic period furniture was made out of stone which in our current lives is completely impractical‚ but back then furniture was not used how it is used

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  • 20th Century Fashions

    The Iconic Dresses and Women’s Fashions of the Twentieth Century Abstract This paper describes some of the most popular women’s fashions of the Twentieth Century‚ from 1900 through 1999. Starting with the 1900-1910’s this paper goes decade by decade‚ exploring the details of the most iconic fashions‚ from the Gibson Girl to the designer fashions of the Nineties. Throughout the paper there will be comparisons of the different decades and their popular styles‚ as fashion

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  • Advertising in the 20th Century

    HISTORY 4990 Artifact Paper- 7UP and Early Advertising Molly Marton February 17‚ 2011 Advertising as it is known today finds its roots in the industrial expansion of the 1880s. The mass production and the lowering of prices on consumer goods meant that more items were available to more people than ever before. The construction of the transcontinental railroads provided a national market for a company’s goods. Advertising a product changed from simply announcing the existence of a product in

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  • 20th Century and Atonal Music

    extent did writers‚ painters‚ and composers of the early twentieth century deliberately break with tradition? Explain how they accomplished that goal. Consider the development of atonal music in 20th century. Before the 20th century‚ serious music‚ even the music of the greatest composers‚ was pretty easy for the average person to understand and enjoy. Serious music followed common and easily understood patterns .In the 20th century‚ however‚ many of the most important composers began to move away

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  • Stravinsky in 20th Century Music

    Stravinsky was a Russian/American composer who was described as one of the most important composers in the 20th century. Stravinsky was even named by ‘Time Magazine’ as one of the most influential people of the century. Stravinsky made many special contributions to music in the 20th century which were wide and varied. His material was raw and produced a fresh and new sound for the 20th century world of music. Stravinsky’s music had particularly interesting qualities when it came to technical musical

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  • 20th Century Textile Industry

    Major changes came to the textile industry during the 20th century‚ with continuing technological innovations in machinery‚ synthetic fibre‚ logistics‚ and globalization of the business. The business model that had dominated the industry for centuries was to change radically. Cotton and wool producers were not the only source for fibres‚ as chemical companies created new synthetic fibres that had superior qualities for many uses‚ such as rayon‚ invented in 1910‚ and DuPont’s nylon‚ invented in 1935

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  • Us 20th Century History

    Exam Questions 1.       Discuss the changing role of  American women in the first decade of the 20th century.  Include in your discussion the changing perceptions of marriage‚ the impact of birth control‚ migration to the city‚  and technology‚  on the daily life of women. 2.       Discuss how the American  family changed in the first decade of the 20th century. 3.       A major early twentieth century trend in the United States was the movement to the cities from the farm.  How  did this move affect

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