World War II greatly stimulated America’s economy by creating millions of jobs and nearly wiping out unemployment. Due to high levels of industrial outs, wages were also increased. Since WWII caused the economy to grow rapidly, things started to change within American society. WWII had a major influence on changing American society because the growth it caused in the economy allowed African Americans and women to seek new opportunities. Since the men were away fight in WWII, women had to take over as industrial workers in factories.
The Teams began to build stadiums which helped the sports industry tremendously. “The 19th century had admired its sporting heroes, but the mass media extended their reach, transforming local idols into national celebrities. Many cities built huge football stadiums and baseball parks. The number of Americans attending sports games doubled during the decade.” The sports industry impacted the 1920’s and clearly helped bring in fans and income towards the industry. The sports industry then led the newspaper industry to increase in production as well.“Ruth’s exploits filled newspapers and airwaves but failed to exhaust the appetite of American consumers for sports heroes and heroines.” The increase in production in the sports industry sparked baseball player Babe Ruth’s career which was the biggest sports headline during the 1920’s for newspapers which helped that industry as well.
People come out from all over the world to watch the race and enjoy the scenery. It is a bigger commercial event then the Super Bowl in the Unites States. More pros to the Iditarod race is the winner of it. The winner of the race pretty much becomes famous overnight and more multi-time winners would often donate the money to a charity of their choice. They are long list of pros to the Iditarod race there is also a long list of cons.
Anyone can see Banksy’s stencil art, which enables him to reach a large audience and to make strong statements. City officials have the power to paint over works or allow them to stay. Even if his art is destroyed it is benefiting him as it draws attention to political issues and people inspiring them. Such strong attention. His audience ranged from parents with infants to people well into their senior
At 1:15 p.m. the rally began, with the Star Spangled Banner. “The largest public demonstration even held in the nation’s capital fittingly received the most extensive world-wide television coverage ever accorded to that time.” In this photograph taken by Bruce Davidson you can see the huge crowd that had gathered near the Washington Monument to take part in the march on Washington. Due to the itinerary given to the marchers they knew that Martin Luther King Jr. was up next to speak, the crowds excitement grew and then they started to chant his name. As soon as Martin Luther King Jr. got up to the podium cheers from the crowd erupted, he waved to the crowd as he stood after a few moments letting the crowd cheer he then started to prepare to give his I Have a Dream speech. People have
1893 Chicago was one of the most revolutionary times in United States history; the Chicago World Fair was in full effect and became a total success, despite those who disregarded it. Although the fair only lasted 6 months, it changed the future all for the better. This time was full of pure joy and exciting change; however, not all was entirely well in the White City. Nearly right around the corner a darker, more twisted occurrence was at large. Notorious serial killer H. H. Holmes recognized a rare opportunity to satisfy his dark fancies within the widespread of newcomers flooding the Chicago streets for the fair.
It was in 1971 the ‘Pyramid’ stage was constructed which is now the biggest stage at the festival holding artist such as Oasis, The Rolling Stones and Dolly Parton. The wide variety of music which has grown with the festival is also a key aspect to its success as it caters for a range of different music genres, in turn attracting a bigger and wider ranging audience. A unique aspect about the festival is in its name ‘Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts’ the festival has a lot more to offer than just music, it explores all forms of art including crafts, theatre, circus performances, dance, comedy and poetry. This results in it attracting people of many interest and cultures. Art is also expressed in the finer details scattered around the festival in forms such as sculptures and paintings on fences and buildings, even waste
Westinghouse hired Tesla and provided him with more funding that he needed to facilitate other ideas. At the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago, Tesla helped Westinghouse exhibit the remarkable properties of AC to a massive audience. Using AC, Tesla illuminated an extraordinary number of light bulbs which amazed the crowd. The number of lightbulbs lit up that night were more than could be found in the whole city of
One third of the world's history comes from Egypt. Egypt is one of the well known countries in the world, it has always been known as the “land of pharaohs” but it has much more than just a great history, the countries culture, geography, traditions and history attracts millions of tourists every year that come to the country hoping to experience the mesmerizing scenery and get a taste of its culture. This essay will talk about Egypt's location and geography, culture and government, and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Egypt is located in North Africa and southwest Asia connecting the two continents together. It has an area of 385,229 square miles and a population close to 98 million.
Artists are given celebrity status, and in New York City it is a widely quoted fact that more people visited Imran Qureshi’s in situ artwork on the Met’s rooftop than attended Michael Jackson’s concert at Madison Square Garden. As the worldwide proliferation of museum buildings and the ever more congested calendar of international biennales and triennales testify (let alone private art galleries and art fairs), contemporary art is now a key sector of the leisure industry and a powerful force in urban and national