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    1920s Vs 1920

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    For us Americans in our century of the 2000’s we are blessed with many advantages that was not around eighty years ago. The world we live in and our culture is constantly and developing from the 1920’s to the present day, many things had changed regarding the music, socially, and technology, however many things has remained the same. “The roaring twenties,” and "golden twenties" are how historians would describe this time in our history. Authors from History.com stated, “The 1920s were an age of dramatic social and political change” they said for the first time there were more Americans lived in urban area than rual. After world war one, America was known as richest country. Everyone seemed to have money. Single and married women we earning more with higher- paying jobs. Women were branching from staying home with their kids and doing house work. They were becoming independent. Women fought for and won the right to vote during this time, declaring that they, like men deserve all the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Jazz was a genre invented in the 20s. It was a melting pot for people, with a mix of black music, spirituals, blues gospel, white music even west indies. Jazz music was a union, for people of all races to…

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    America’s boom in the 1920s Americas success in the 1920s, was rapidly increasing over time due to the invention of Henry ford. Proliferate of timber, iron, coal, minerals, oil and land. America was rapidly thriving into economical power. The recently inventions realized in America had and overall scatter in shifts, profits, and employments. Explanations…

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    1920s Fashion

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    From the 1900s to the 1920s, womens fashion has developed throughout time. In the 1900s women that were fashionable at this time were to be expected to wear long dresses and take two annual trips to Paris. As time passed and the roaring twenties came to place, women started to show their true colors. Womens style of dressing as well as their hair became known as the flappers. Many designers became known, and are still being used up to this day, for instance, Coco Chanel. During this time, it was…

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    Prohibition In The 1920s

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    Prohibition in the 1920s By definition, prohibition is the forbidding by law of the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic liquors except for medicinal and sacramental purposes (Prohibition 2). This is very ironic because in the 1920s, during the prohibition, thousands of big city law officers were paid off to look the other way when alcohol was being illegally transported and distributed(Gingold). People would think that if they took the trouble to make alcohol illegal, the police…

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    Optimism In The 1920s

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    The “Roaring Twenties” were a progressive period of the twentieth century placed between two periods of great devastation and loss. While many World War I veterans produced literary works describing their disillusionment and uncertainty about the traditional values of the world, many literary and cultural hearths were developing across the world. With the optimism left by the end of the war, and the popular hedonistic state of mind growing among young families, the 1920s marked an era of…

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    Women In The 1920s

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    “... the New Women of the 1920s boldly asserted her right to dance, drink, smoke, and date...” (Zeitz). During the early 1900s, women were considered inferior to men. Women were expected to take care of the home, children, and religion. On the other hand, men took care of politics and business (Benner). Significant changes occurred in the 1920s for women regarding politics, labor, and appearance. A major event for women during the 1920s was the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment. On…

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    1920s Culture

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    The 1920s, conventionally referenced as the Roaring Twenties, was an era of great change and a time of exuberance in many regions of society. The world had just concluded the most immense war in history, World War I, and the United States of America was left virtually unharmed by the war. The U.S. was able to experience a decade of tranquility and prosperity succeeding the war. During this decade, America became the wealthiest country in the world. The denizens of the United States went through…

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    Slang In The 1920s

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    The Language Of The 1920s In the twenties, language was flowing in the streets of the United States.Groups of people spoke slang in the cities and towns.Slang expressed the cultures and movements of the 1920s. The people that used slang in 1920s came from all sorts of backgrounds.They used slang for different things such as drinks mixed with alcohol.Which was called a cocktail, in Speakeasies, as for people that don’t usually drink alcohol can drink it. Lots of types of…

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    The 1920's

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    A time of unbelievable, desired change: the 1920’s. The 1920’s brought a new lifestyle to those living in the United States; these years changed the way of life (History.com Staff para 1). For example, more people lived in cities rather than farms, and the total prosperity and revenue doubled (History.com Staff para 1). Aside from economic gains, movements involving people of the ‘20s were starting to gain momentum. Flappers took over this generation with their risky business: bobbed hair, short…

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    1920s Flappers

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    The New Women The 1920s was an era of massive transformation, and growth. This change was seen as refreshing, and exciting, bringing freedoms, and new found independence. In the 1920s a new woman emerged. Young ladies who represented change, after World War 1 many women were left alone without any husbands. This showed women that life was short, and that while they were still alive they should have some fun. It was from this idea that the new woman emerged, and, changed the way people viewed…

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