Technological Advancement In The 1920s

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Within the period of the 1920’s in America, a multitude of technological advances and creations emerged. Because of the Great War, many technological advancements came to be. The technology created improvements in daily life in society in numerous ways, such as frozen food and 3-D movies. This benefited the average citizen in America. Advancements did not only help the ordinary citizens, but also helped medical and exploration studies. The electron microscope (1931), liquid fueled rockets(1926), Insulin(1922), and the jet engine(1930) were created for these extrinsic studies. These new technologies changed the very nature of ordinary citizens’ lives because of the new age that technology opened up. New machinery had been developed to aid the …show more content…
Year after year, industries such as Ford and General Motors improved the vehicle’s engines and interiors. The goal of the industries was to produce cars that were cheap enough for the majority of the population. More jobs were created since roads had to be modified and gas stations had to be operated which meant a boost in the economy. The average family could now travel further than before, go on a road trip, and exploring or traveling became more convenient. Sunday drives became very popular, so motels and similar businesses grew rapidly. Americans in the 1920s were positively impacted by the fast growth of the economy and opportunities. The rich could afford the more luxurious models that allowed them to show off their wealth or make easy trips to various places. Farmers gained the ability to travel to urban areas to sell their products and expand their consumers. The transportation of fresh food became easier and faster which meant that people inland could have fresh seafood and citrous fruit. Ford was the largest car industry in the world with the famous Ford T. The revolutionary idea of the assembly line completely changed the amount of cars that could be produced. One of the results of these large industries was a large migration of people into cities, which was facilitated by cars themselves. Automobiles allowed …show more content…
Because of this great change in technology, daily life was changed. The ordinary citizens’ lives improved because of technology, resulting in an adjustment to society. The adjusting technology in America modified the citizen’s regular meals, the fashion of the society, the culture in music, economic prosperity, and provided easier transportation, which benefited society. America turned from a slow, and poverty stricken nation into a more successful country because of the new change in

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