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    The 1920s The 1920s, known as “The Roaring Twenties”, was a period of great change for post-World War One America. A thriving economy and massive development of technology and arts were not the only changes of the era, there was also many ever evolving social tensions plaguing the country. The common foundations of issues within American Society were Nativism, racism, and religious persecution ("Social Tensions - AP U.S. History Topic Outlines - Study Notes.”). With these problems also came…

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    Dance Of The 1920's

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    The 1920’s also known as the roaring twenties was a remarkable decade where many different dances, music and art flourished. New dances and music were fast paced and lively. The most popular dances of the decade were the foxtrot, waltz, American tango, Charleston and many more. This era was mainly for the younger generation where they used their creativity and own original ideas of ways of dancing and use of music. E.g younger people toddled to the foxtrot. Dancing was a very important role of…

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    Music In The 1920's

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    1920’s Music Have you ever wondered how your favorite jazz song came to be or a favorite old time broadway show was thought of? Music has been a long part of history. It is believed to have been around since ancient Greece, instrumentally and singing wise (“The National Solo”). Jazz was a major popularity in the 1920’s. It was soft, relaxing, and it could be loud. During the 1920’s technology and historical landmarks effected music. Prohibition, talking movies, and the first car radio are…

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    Essay On 1920s Fashion

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    1920s Fashion The 1920s were a new decade and women were embracing their new found freedoms. The 1920s was an exciting decade, various events were happening, such as World War 1 had just ended, the 19th Amendment was passed, and multiple new fashion trends were coming out. “1920s Fashion for women characterized the free spirited, modernist era of the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age as women gained their freedom and independence.” (Linda Alchin) The events of the 1920s was an exciting time. “As…

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    Dalton Cherry Ms.Mowery American Lit 4/29/2018 Clothing in the 1920’s Back in the 1920’s clothing was very different from what they are today. Especially the clothing that women and children wore and the certain looks they tried to appeal to like the flapper look for women and the Gangster looks of the men. It is more appropriate to dress the way people did back in the 1920’s. To start, roughly 100 years ago women and children often dressed in short skirts and bobbed hair. Even the boys of this…

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    America in the 1920s -- a period characterized by rapid modernization, economic prosperity, and abundant wealth. It is truly one of the most iconic periods in America’s brief history, from the barrage of new products hitting the market to the dramatic changes in lifestyle American people underwent. With this era of economic growth came the rise of consumerism and, as a direct result, a change in advertising techniques. Americans were being exposed to the fruits of capitalism, and they were…

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    begins. The 1920’s were a new door of opportunity and was a fresh start to many people. This opened many doors for the people, to be able to climb the social ladder, and work hard and gain massive amounts of money. The people of this time period worked hard and made the 1920’s a time of enlightenment. Despite many critics arguing that the 1920’s were predominantly a time of hardship, it was…

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    Gypsy People In The 1920s

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    the new motion pictures and glamorous estates of the wealthy it is quite easy to see why. The fashion of the 1920s is no different and certainly qualifies the enchanting lifestyle. However not everyone in the 1920s was draped in jewelry and furs. The Roma- Gypsy people of the 1920s were much more minimalistic and their attire certainly portrayed that. Starting from the top of her head a 1920s woman would make sure her hair displayed both her rebellious and flirtatious sides. Women would…

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    1920s Flappers Essay

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    Flappers were women during the 1920’s that challenge the social norm by cutting their hair, changing their makeup, and dressing more provocatively. the flappers of the 1920s were kind of a beginning of a change in the life of women. There was a leftover of women in Britain this was caused by the loss of many men to the war. In this time women was done with their old way of lifestyle so that is why they started doing there own thing . They went for more beauty modern things and ditched what…

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    The decade of 1920s was definitely a decade of change because there were many innovations that also caused the general mentality of the society to change and promoted the people’s desire to improve. It was called the roaring 20s. The 1920s gave the United States things such as jazz, movies, radio, different ethics, automobile, secrecy on alcohol trade (gangsters), prosperity, credit, immigrants, economic crisis, freedom, dancing and a lot more. Hollywood was settled after World War I, and many…

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