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    interesting happened in the 1920’s-1930’s. The roaring 20’s many dream of being able to live in this era reasons being for books like The Great Gatsby which described the 1920’s to be something that was completely different than what actually occurred. When the decade of the 20’s was almost over things began to get a little patchy such as the occurrence of: the price of the cotton plummeting (downwards) 1920, passing of the 18th amendment (the prohibition of alcohol) 1920, everybody’s favorite…

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    The 1920s, better known as the ‘Roaring Twenties’ was a great time in the America’s relatively new arrival into the world. The economy was booming and the American dream was not just a nice idea, it was a reality. It was also a time of drastic change for society and cultural norms, which saw the rise of the feminist movement, a revolution in communication, as well as a growing leisure society. Without a doubt one of the most important cultural and social changes during this period was the slow…

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    The Clash of Modern and Traditional Values in the 1920s In the 1920’s America entered an era in which Americans had to go through numerous economical, social, and cultural changes. The booming economy and growth of big businesses, new kind of advertisements, and the introduction of the automobile and radio, all contributed to to new attitudes of American people. Religious values were affected by the drastic changes in society and cases like the Scopes trial got everyone's attention. Cults…

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    Himmons, N. -8pd- Counterculture paper Page 1 of 8 COUNTER CULTURE FLAPPERS HONORS SOCIOLOGY NATE? HIMMONS During the 1920?s, American culture went through a great change as a result of World War I. With jazz on the horizon, media rising, and technology advancing, the norms of American culture began to change, especially with the role of women. The flappers, a nickname for northern, urban middle class women, who challenged society?s Victorian traditional values,…

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    Al Capone The 1920’s were a time of great prosperity for the American people. Organized crime was on the rise after the introduction of prohibition in 1920. Through these crime syndicates, people of all social classes could purchase and enjoy the consumption of alcohol. The most famous bootlegger, known as Al Capone, became the most notorious gangster of his time. A look at the childhood of Alphonse Capone never could have predicted the man he would become. Born on January 17, 1899, to Gabriel…

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    Americans were looking for a return to the way of life before World War 1 as Warren G. Harding promised in the election of 1920. ´The 1920s, known as the Roaring 20s was a rough time for the United States. It was a increasing boom in the economy, social trends, and different categories of styles in terms of clothing, food, dancing, etc. It was a era of success, wealth, affluence, and etc. The period of success was a result of the change from the war environment of WWI to a peaceful environment…

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    The 1920’s were a good time to be alive--there were handy inventions, plenty of smooth jazz, and flowering economics. During this short decade, the lifestyles of Canadians improved drastically due to the extraordinary new technology, including Band-Aids, accurate clocks, and insulin. Their social lives improved with the new fashions, a newly organised sports industry, and an up-and-coming jazz era. It wasn’t just their personal lives that improved; with the increase in consumerism, industrial…

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    At the beginning of the 1920s, the United States was still in recovery from the effects of World War I. People wanted to forget the devastation of the Great War and just have fun. The entire decade was filled with experiences of exciting social change and intense cultural conflict. Popular culture roared into life and the economy boomed. New technologies lead to innovation, soaring profits lead to affluence, and higher wages lead to a culture of consumerism. The majority of Americans experienced…

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    Module 6 Discussion Throughout the 1920’s American sexuality has transformed people from all gender. The idea changed women to a new form of sexuality known as the “flapper.” The flapper was a fashion style symbolizing the new woman of the era. The style is where women wore hemlines above the knees as well as rolled down hoses. The fashion style gave young women from all over the world, the ability to display a new sense of sexuality and have the freedom to do so. Women looked classy, sexy…

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    Take Home Exam 1. How did the changes in society in the 1920’s cause conflict? There were many exciting changes that took place in the 1920’s. A major change took place as the 18th Amendment went into effect; the start of the banning of the manufacture and sale of alcohol. This influenced the growth of organized crime in urban areas. They began to open illegal nightclubs, called speakeasies, which sold liquor. Criminal gangs in those urban areas battled for control over bootlegging operations.…

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