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    The five most revolutionary changes that took place between 1865 and 1920 are: The women’s suffrage, African-Americans gaining civil liberties, mass immigration, progressivism, and World War I. The most revolutionary of these being African-Americans gaining civil liberties. Others may disagree, by saying that women’s suffrage or World War I was more important and/or revolutionary, but separating an entire ethnic group and treating as anything less than human beings is despicable, and…

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    In many ways, the New Era present in the 1920s represented a social and cultural revolution in the United States. This era introduced a new modern aspect and way of doing things that conflicted with tradition that was seen as important by the older generations. This new conflict and questioning of tradition caused the New Era to not be fully accepted by all. Those who did not agree with the new way of doing things joined a religious movement, known as Fundamentalism. These fundamentalists…

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    During the 1920’s everything in the United States was at an all-time high; the income of the nation increased from $61 billion to $87 Billion and factories started to use machines quickening the work pace and production value. The people also began to invest in the stock market which underwent rapid expansion and reached its peak during August of 1929. By the time anyone noticed what was happening, the stock market already started to decline and the unemployment rate started to rise; with…

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    Marriage had been seen as a tool for many people including countries to advance in society especially during the great migration from 1890 to 1920. The United States was on the verge of becoming a world power; this required a solidified united nation. Coincidentally, almost eighteen million immigrants were migrating to the states at this time. They strived for true acclimation, which entailed that immigrants had to settle down within towns and cities where they would marriage and having children…

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    1.. Most Americans believed the economy was strong in the 1920s, and did not realize that it was not as great as it seemed. This was mainly due to the overall lack of knowledge of the economy. People were buying and buying more than ever before, taking out loans without the complete ability to pay them back, and that was because that’s what the government was telling them to do and what was being advertised in society. Many things in the United States seemed great, but were really leading to a…

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    cultural freedom. In the 1920’s, many women became influenced by the “Flapper” fashion and bobbed their hair, wore revealing skirts, and politically involved. In the lyrics, Coleman reveals that he and many other men understood the political aspect of Flapper fashion. Coleman’s song reflects how rural farmers were aware of the urban phenomenon. During this time, African-American women were facing problems of identity and control over their lives, as a social group. In the 1920’s, African-…

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    After years of fighting an aggressive battle for equality, in 1920 the 19th Amendment was passed and women were assured the right to vote. Although women were granted the right to vote, the Lowell Mill women organized themselves and went on strike before they were granted voting rights. I’m sure that the contributions of every woman haven’t been documented in publications, media and textbooks but thankfully many contributions of women can be found in the history books. Women have played key…

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    For generations, the human species has rebelled against the social norms of society. The Civil Rights Movement took place in the 1950’s, a time of reform and rebellion. The 1920’s was the era of flappers, speakeasies, and loose women. Going further back to eighteenth century America was the period of revolution that created the great nation that we live in now. Each year, our people find something else wrong in the world and do our best to change it. Without all of these rebellions, our country…

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    With the development of people over time from cavemen to our current developed society, there have been different gender roles and inequalities that have developed during this time. The fight for gender equality has made remarkable progress since the 1920’s when it became constitutional for women to vote. As a society, we have come a long way since then in terms of gender equality, but there are still some patterns that have maintained inequality. This set of observations took place at the…

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    The typical gender role is that men go to work and the women stay at home to care for the children and do all the house work. That thought was a big deal lots of years ago and was something that society thought was right, many things have changed then though women actually work and it isn’t something that is discriminated as much. So many things have changed gender role wise, there are single parents, both men and women, working to support their families. While some gender roles are fine to some…

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