Compare And Contrast The 1920s And The 1950's

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Yesterday Turned To Today, Today Will Turn To Tomorrow Students believe history is insignificant, waste of time, and useless. Wrong, today can 't exist without yesterday. The United States’s yesterday was a battlefield, a Revolution, a Civil War, a fight for freedom, and a fight for civil rights. Today, the revolution continues and events continue to shape tomorrow. The United States’s past eras, in specific the 1920’s and the 1950’s, are important because of the events which occurred. The 1920 's and 1950 's are both postwar decades in which events impacted future 20th century decades and keep impacting society in different ways. In spite of that, the 50 's impact is greater to society and of more importance, too.
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After WW1, in the 20’s, the roaring 20’s, American society also began to change. In both decades, property was a part of society, especially to the upper middle class (Martin). The standard of living increased in both eras, the urban living increase was an effect. Also, because the eras were both postwar eras, a Red Scare, fear of communism, occurred in the 1920’s and 1950’s. Differences, however, also are abundant between these two eras. Prohibition was causing trouble during this time. Al cope, criminal during the 1920’s, as notorious breaking this law in particular (Martin). Social issues were high during this time. The Ku Klux Klan, also known as the KKK, was killing African Americans, daily. “To them, the Klan represented a return to all the “values” that the fast-paced, city-slicker Roaring Twenties were trampling” (History). Values that were no longer important to the developing nation. The Harlem Renaissance “was the African-American artistic and literary culture that was developed in the 1920 's” (Roaring Twenties). This era influenced many great artists, authors, and musicians. In 1929, however, Americans experienced what was the end of the era. The Stock Market leaving the wealthiest of the nation, the poorest. The Great Depression swept

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