The Birth Of A Nation Analysis
The American people were mentally, physically, and …show more content…
The KKK resurged. By 1923, there were over 4 million members, wreaking havoc on the African American people. A film titled “The Birth of a Nation” came out in 1915, which portrayed the KKK as protectors of America. This was only the beginning. Throughout the 1920s, there were several strikes and race riots, falsely accused rapes, and most utterly, the syphilis spread of 1932. Though the African Americans were a united people, they faced extreme prejudice and torment during the Interwar Era.
In conclusion, the Interwar Era was a time of change for the American people. It brought a change of party in the White House, new rights for women, a “hands-off” government, a change in immigration policy, a soaring economy, positive morale among American people, expendable incomes for the working class, attention-grabbing entertainment, and most importantly, a major change to the traditional and harsh way of life. If only one could have predicted the disastrous lows America would later face? Would this lifestyle have