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    The 1920 's wasn 't just called the "Roaring Twenties" for no reason. This was a time of social and political change throughout the century. From the several new inventions to women finally establishing their right to vote gives the century this nickname. How women held themselves, their new fashion sense, and the way they were viewed were completely changing. From the famous ‘flapper’ to common everyday women, these changes were increasing in society. Along with the nickname “Roaring Twenties”…

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    1920 Roaring I. When you think of the word roaring you think of the 1920s. The roaring twenties was the period right after WW1.The people of this time were hoping for a new change to come ahead and bring a period of happiness instead of the gloomy period once before. The 1920 was truly roaring because of the women activists, arts and culture, and inventions. II. The first reason to prove that 1920 was roaring is the women activists. Women became more involved in visual arts as more than a…

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    forever. Women in the 1900s were restricted on clothes that they could wear and advertisements displayed them as a maid. In the 1920s women had a drastic change in appearance due to the growing independence that obtained while the men were fighting. Women had to perform a variety of trades that normally only men could do. The differing gender equality in the 1900s and the 1920s shows how fashion was influenced throughout these time periods. The fashion of the 1900s was focused on keeping women…

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    gain respect and equality. World War I had ended two years prior, this was the time for a change. Women in the roaring twenties rejected all aspects of the Victorian age and were the driving force for the gain of women’s rights and modernization. The 1920’s were an indication the Victorian age was over. “Unemployment was down, from 4,270,000 in 1921 to a little over two million in 1927. The general level of wages for workers rose” (Zinn 382). New innovations were being built and brought into…

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    referred to the 1920s as a “rollicking ride,” during which society parted with more traditional values in favor of the flapper movement and jazz, features of a more progressive line of thought. A consumer economy developed in the absence of wartime alongside a scale economy with the invention of new products, the incorporation of new management techniques, and a fuller utilization of existing technology. Economic prosperity gave the American people greater leisure…

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    and Coco Chanel, all shaping to be this modernism era we call “The Roaring Twenties”. The 1920’s into the 1930’s was an era of change, evolution, and new beginnings, bringing new view to the eye of the American citizen pop culture, authors and historical events changed everything. During the 1920’s significant events were shaping the lives of American citizens. First thing that happened was on August 18th, 1920 the women’s suffrage act was ratified. Allowing women the right to have a role in…

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    who introduced costume jewelry that was “big and bold with long strings of glass beads, dangling earrings, and many plastic bracelets stacked up on arms” , became a perfect addition to a daring “flapper girl” look. As far as the shoe trends of the 1920’s are concerned, there was a sole one: high-heeled shoes. High-heeled shoes, “had one or two-inch chunky heel” and low-cut uppers. “At the beginning of a decade, uppers fastened to the foot with laces or straps with buttons on one side. As the…

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    The 1920s was a period in time in which America embraced new ways of thinking and behaving. With the end of World War I and the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment, Americans entered the distinctive 1920s. The 1920s were an age of dramatic political, economic and cultural change. Change in political policies like prohibition were a major part of the twenties. For instance, many communities in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries introduced alcohol prohibition, “ undertaken to…

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    In the 1920, there is a rise of tension between the old and new, which was radio, Great war, and the Great War. Radio would be popular because it will tell news, events, and advertisement. The Great War made a great change to America. The 19th Amendment greatly changes the tension for women during the 1920’s. Radio was one of the things that changed the pressure between the past and the new. The effect of radio is that it spread the African American culture, jazz and it was faster to send news…

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    1. Women’s fashion in the 1920s and how it reflects their freedom. In 1920 the women's liberation movement, World War I, and the beginning of prohibition changed the fashion for women. The 1920s was the era of the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age. The 1920's fashion trends were the looser, shorter and revealing styles. Dresses reached the shortest length, and women were wearing skirts. Dresses were elaborate with beads, bright colors, and fringes. The loose-fitting undergarment replaced the…

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