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How women's life changed in the 1920's?In this essay I will be talking about the social changes/gains that women made in the 1920's. Attitudes were tolerant towards the working women as their husbands were off fighting to defend their country in the late 1910's, but when the war ended, attitudes changed for the better. Some of the major things that changed for women was the right to vote, could get jobs and education. The prevailing attitude that women should settle down at home and quietly care for their husbands and children. I will be explaining in further depth the social gains that changed women's life's for the better.The first social gain was one political right they achieved after
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Women of the 1920's
Women during the 1920's lifestyle, fashion, and morals were very different than women before the 1920's. Flappers became the new big thing after the 19th amendment was passed. Women's morals were loosened, clothing and haircuts got shorter, and fashion had a huge role in these young women.
Women before the 1920's were very different from the women of the Roarin' 20's. Gwen Hoerr Jordan stated that the ladies before the 1920's wore dresses that covered up most of their skin, had pinned up long hair, were very modest, had chaperones and had men make all of their decisions (1). "On both sides of the Atlantic they'd been struggling
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As we look around at our women in today’s era, we might ask how did she become so independent, successful, and confidant? Even when I look at my own my mom, she was hired as the first woman to work as a manager at a fortune 500 business, and then created her own business. As well as my friends’ mom, who also has her own business in psychology; accomplishments like these must have originated from somewhere. The answer lies in the 1920’s. A couple years earlier, World War I was waging havoc, killing many men, while allowing women more freedom. The effects of World War I gave birth to the new women, also known as the Flappers, and inspiration for the 19th amendment. The flappers stirred up
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pale skin to look youth (figure 8). Moreover, young women took their favorite Hollywood stars from American film as their aim. American film being the craze in twenties and thirties, in these two decades people went to the cinema for visiting the latest films was the first choice for their entertainment.
1920’s Flapper Makeup
The new fashion in 1930s
Short skirts up to knee-length was only lasted in twenties for a few years, since it were not accepted as day dress, whereas, evening dress by general. Yet, in thirties skirts was back to longer length and the waistline was back to the normal position. Women no longer looking for ‘boyish’ look before, which sought for
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Bathtub gin, speakeasies, hot jazz, the Charleston. . . A wild era, a romantic era. Thorougly modern. In the 1920's, hope sprung afresh from the battlefields of Europe, a new freedom. The United States had been engaged in a major European war and had been on the winning side. The farmboys returned home, itching to live in the city. Flappers were bobbing their hair, rolling down their stockings, raising their hemlines and wearing makeup.The "sexual revolution" of the 1920's was merely a phrase coined by the advertising industry geared towards changing the plain, fresh-faced look of a woman. Sexual freedom became another image in the advertising world. "The out of control commercialization of
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" under the British North America Act. Murphy soon realized that any five people could petition the Supreme court for a constitutional ruling. So in 1927 Murphy and four other women activists from Alberta petitioned for their right to be "people" under the law.Economic"With another 350,000 families installing electricity for the first time in the 1920's, seven of every ten homes in Canada had electric power by 1930." "Everyday is bringing some marvelous new electric appliance into the market the making of which have gone years of research and experiments... The prospects for the application of our water power are boundless. After Norway, Canada has the greatest per capita water power
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. At one point is it noted that the two women are strangers even in their racial consciousness. It is true that Irene is somewhat more realistic in her take on race and the way she treats it in her life, yet she does not deserve too much credit, her rationality only goes so far. Dr. Brian Redfield, the most educated person in Passing, understands life, as a man with such knowledge would be expected to. His pragmatic outlook on life seems to keep his wife somewhat grounded, and his family in check. Dr. Redfield's ideas are the ones that should be looked at when searching for the truth about race in the 1920's. This man sees race as the factor by which he is dealt with in American society, and wishes to leave the country because so. Blacks and Whites have been deemed separate but equal, yet when there is a desire to be kept apart, equality is no longer a possibility.
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enforcement agent who had the capability of catching him. Eliot Ness and his group called the Untouchables, who were considered uncorrupt able agents, received the mission to arrest him. They worked hard, and they finally got him. They arrested Capone and his gang for tax evasion. During court, the jurors were not sympathetic toward such a crime. They were sentenced to many years in prison (atf.gov). Al Capone and his mob terrorized Chicago streets for years before anyone was able to stop them, but thankfully, Eliot Ness and the Untouchables were able to capture him.
Women aided in the passing of Prohibition in the Roaring 20’s. One organization of women was known as the WCTU, or Woman’s Christian
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that’s a bit of a rant, but its’ essential for you to grasp the ramifications of simple changes in the American world. Another change that occurred with the freedoms granted to women was their freedom. Women began to act, dress, and live differently. They were able to go to college, make a living, and go out and enjoy the world without permission from a father or husband. It was not all about women though. The African American community of the 1920’s had a surge in social activities as well. For African Americans, the 1920’s brings to mind the Harlem Renaissance, a social and cultural revolution of arts, music, and education in which the “Negro” sought to reform themselves from the white
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Organized crime flourished during the 1920's. This was largely due to prohibition. There was a number a people that particularly stood out during this time as mob figures.Alphonse Capone is one of the greatest mob figures ever known in the United States. He represents organized crime in the 1920's and would be a crime of its own to not mention him when talking about crime in the 1920's. Some of his nicknames were "Big Al", "Snorky", and "Scareface". He was born Jan 17 1899 in Brooklyn, NY. Al joined the Five Points Gang, which was run by Johnny Torrio at a young age in 1915. After a while there was some tension between Johnny, Capone and other members of the gang because it seemed like
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southern states and the Catholic Church defeated the proposed constitutional amendment outlawing child labor. The Supreme Court struck down a minimum wage law for women workers, while Congress failed to fund the system of health care clinics.Women did not win new opportunities in the workplace. Although the American work force included eight million women in 1920, more than half were black or foreign-born. Domestic service remained the largest occupation, followed by secretaries, typists, and clerks--all low-paying jobs. The American Federation of Labor (AFL) remained openly hostile to women because it did not want females competing for men's jobs. Female professionals made little progress
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Present-day aviators are heavily indebted to their predecessors from the 1920's. Although man first took flight in 1905, the twenties got the gears of aviation cranking in the right direction. Barnstormers would perform stunts at air shows and attract large crowds, however their daredevil approach achieved mixed results. The U.S. government also brought attention to aviation but their approach was very different. Through the use of the air mail service and legislation, they proved that commercial aviation could be a profitable and safe business to develop. And finally, the successful flight of Charles Lindbergh brought world wide interest to the flying industry. His accomplishment helped
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Warner Brothers In the 1920’s
To date, Warner Bro’s has over 6,500 feature films and around 3,000 television series that contains more than 10,000 episodes (“Company” par 5). Every great movie company has a background story to their success. What were then four brothers traveling with a movie projector turned into a successful movie company that has entertained crowds for generations (“Company” par 7). The vitaphone, the talkie, and the first four-legged movie star were introduced during the 1920’s, and helped define the Warner Brother company (Company par 6). Warner Brothers, a company created by four brothers during the 1920’s, revolutionized the film industry by modernizing the
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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent (Hugo, 2007).”Whether you grew up in the Roaring 20’s or in the Disco 70’s music was a strong source of fun and entertainment. It is an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. If you ever heard the phrase “Do the Hustle” you would most likely be referring to the disco era of the 1970’s compared to the “jazz age” of the 1920’s. Both eras with their common and uncommon comparisons made a historical and unforgettable impact on today’s music.
Music of the 1970’s saw the rise of disco, which became one of the
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President Calvin Coolidge once said, "The business of America is business" (Napolo 35). During the 1920's, America saw a shift toward widespread business expansion and economy prosperity. Economic expansion created new, booming businesses and thriving business profits which in turn raised the standard of living for many Americans. During this time in America, businessmen advocated a return to laissez-faire economics, less government regulation of business, and less government support for labor unions. The federal government supported big businesses by way of high tariff policies and cutbacks in the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). From 1922-1929, the national income was up 40% from
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they were doing were using them for experimentation, and then killing them.
Hitler passed a series of laws against the Jews. It constrained their rights. They became non-citizens, and had to give up their passports, and were given new ones that were stamped labeling them. Their businesses, homes, and their private belongings were taken away from them. In 1941, an order was made to annihilate all the Jews, it stated, "All Jews without exception are to be destroyed."
In today's society if there was another depression like in the 1920's, and 1930's, it would take a lot for this world to turn to fascism. We have seen what happened in the past, and I don't think that anyone would want to repeat it. There would have to be a lot of hunger, and loss of jobs. The only ways fascism could happen is if there was nowhere else to turn. With the world today I think we have many options to choose from before we will ever have to face fascism again.
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The nineteen twenties was a time of great change in the United States. When WWI ended there was a shift in the economy. Now the items that were manufactured were not only for necessity but now they were also for pleasure. Things like the mass production of automobiles, radios made them affordable to the average American. Women drastically changed the way that they dressed and acted while in public. Their dresses came to the knee, and smoking and drinking in public places became more acceptable. The First solo flight across the Atlantic made by Charles Lindenberg gave Americans a real life hero. The widespread use of the automobile, The changing role of women and the first solo flight across
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The Economic Boom in America in the 1920's
The decade of the 1920s, or as it was called by its contemporaries,
"The New Era," was marked by prosperity and new opportunity in the
aftermath of World War I. The war began in Europe in 1914, and the
United States entered the fray in 1917. A significant reason for
United States involvement in the war was the nation's economic links
to the Allied Powers, and especially to Great Britain. America had
given loans to Great Britain totalling over $2.3 billion. As a result,
they feared a British defeat that would severely cripple them.
Although the allies eventually won the war, there were problems as
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The Cause of the Economic Boom in the 1920's
By the end of the First World War America was regarded as the most
powerful and richest country in the world. In the 1920´s the United
States economy was booming. This was a period of prosperity, when the
country's economy was doing well and some of the people were sharing
in it. A long-term cause of the American boom in the 1920´s was
America's natural advantage and regional diversity. The South was
mainly used for farming but also had large amounts of oil. The North
of America and the East Coast were the richest parts of America
because there was lots of industry, business and many new factories
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Cricket is a game now played all over the world. Back in the 1920s there were two main teams, Australia and England. The Ashes are a series of cricket test matches between Australia and England. The first Ashes test ever played was on March 15th 1877 in Australia. Since then Ashes tests between Australia and England have flourished numbering a series approximately every three years. The overall Ashes results are in favor of Australia, while since 1989 the Ashes series have all been won by Australia. The 1920's Ashes saw a more even event with England winning two series, Australia three. Although Australia won 13 tests to England's six with six draws all in England.The first Ashes series in
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generations’ rebel (Boundless.com par. 6). Jazz was considered a sin in the eyes of those who did not like it (Lindop 110). Jazz was thought of as a sin because more and more unmarried women were becoming pregnant and the older generation of citizens held jazz music responsible (Drowne 204). The older generations also thought that jazz was a sin because it was played in speakeasies, and no one with high morals would go to a speakeasy (Lindop 109). Everything that went wrong in the 1920’s was caused by jazz (Drowne 204).
In the 1920’s many people thought that jazz was a medical threat to young people, and, as a result, it was almost banned in many American cities (Knowles 163). Jazz was not
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was thought to have been the cause of the younger generation’s rebellion (Boundless.com par. 6). Jazz was considered a sin in the eyes of those who did not like it because these people felt that jazz was corrupting the youth of the United States (Lindop 110). One of the main reasons why jazz was thought of as a sin was because more and more unmarried women were becoming pregnant, and the older generation of citizens held jazz music responsible (Drowne 204). The older generations also thought that jazz was a sin because it was played in speakeasies, and no one with high morals would dare go to a speakeasy (Lindop 109). Everything that went wrong in the 1920’s was caused by jazz in the eyes of
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dancing and the shorter hair cuts which the women wore. The Great Gatsby is a good portrayal of the rebellion of the culture in the 1920’s and also accurately shows materialism through the characters desires.
Music has a huge psychological impact on people. As seen in the 1920’s the Jazz era began an evolution of change for American society, and all over the world. Music changes the way people think, act and associate with one another. The drastic change in culture and the rebellion of the women and the attitude it gave people were pushed by music. Studies show that calm music decreases anxiety while upbeat music increases heart rate and changes the listeners feelings. There has also been
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The American Prohibition of Alcohol in the 1920's
The prohibition of alcohol in the United States lasted from 1920 until 1932. The movement began in the late nineteenth century, and was fueled by the formation of the Anti-Saloon League in 1893 (Why Prohibition?). This league and other anti-alcohol organizations, began to succeed in establishing local prohibition laws. By the 1920's prohibition was a national effort.
The prohibition movement was aimed primarily at closing saloons. Saloons were the brewing companies place in retail business, selling alcohol by the glass. In the early twentieth century, there was one saloon for every one-hundred fifty or two-hundred Americans
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Causes of the USA Boom in the 1920's
In the 1920’s America had a colossal boom in industry, most called
this the ‘Age of Excess’. From 1921 to 1929 the USA gross national
product was increased by over thirty billion dollars. This sudden
change in economy occurred for a number of reasons and helped the USA
gain its current title as a global superpower.
The main cause for the boom in America was WW1. The allies just didn’t
have the resources to produce the weapons needed to continue the war
effort themselves. Therefore they bought the required munitions etc.
off the Americans, so as a result the Americans where being pumped
full of money from the
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Success of The League In The 1920's
To determine whether the League of Nations was a success we need to
know what it aimed to achieve and to what extent were they achieved.
Their main aims were:
-To discourage aggression between nations
-To improve living and working conditions
-To encourage nations to disarm
-To encourage countries to cooperate, especially in business and trade
The first main aim of the L.O.N was to discourage aggression between
countries or to preserve peace. In 1920, both Sweden and Finland
wanted control of the Aaland Islands, which were midway between the
two countries. Both countries were threatening to
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From Hair to Wear in the 1920'sIn the 1920's women wanted a voice, they wanted to be heard, however the only problem was that nobody wanted to listen. Women figured that people didn't have to listen to them, but it was pretty hard not see them, so women started dressing in an outrageous manner, and attracting a lot of attention. These women were called flappers; they wore shocking outfits, lots of make-up, cut their hair, and openly smoked and drank.One of the greatest things about the flapper look was that it was attainable for all. It was cheap, weather you were rich or poor you could be in style. That's why it caught on so well. Young women shocked the old when they started wearing
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The motto of the United States of America is "E Pluribus Unum" meaning 'Out of one, many'. It neatly recognizes that although America may be a single nation, it is also one originally made up of immigrants who arrived not only from Europe and Asia, but forcibly as slaves from Africa and of Native Americans. Its population is the most racially and culturally diverse in the world and for that reason is often referred to as a "Melting Pot".During the 1920's, racial tensions in American society reached boiling point. New non-protestant immigrants like Jews and Catholics had been arrived in their masses from south-east Europe since early on in the century. Together with Orientals, Mexicans and
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Jazz music of the 1920-1950’s was a central feature in the urban culture of South Africa. This kind of music developed specifically in Johannesburg and a place called Sophiatown. It took root here due to the increasing urbanization of black South Africans in mining centers. This led to the development of slum yards and ghettos where new forms of cross music began to arise. Marabi, the type of music formed, was founded in a time of disparity in South Africa so it became a form of resistance as well as a symbol of the culture. This was very important to the black society because not only did they have their very own music, but it also acted out against the white oppressors which gave them
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Hyperinflation in Germany during the Early 1920's
Imagine that after a lifelong of hard work and saving, you find that your lifesavings will not buy more than one cup of coffee. For a majority of the middle class living in Germany during the early 1920’s this was precisely their experience. Of course, not all suffered during this period of hyperinflation. Those who owed money encouraged their government’s expansionary monetary policies, knowing the resulting inflation would effectively cancel their debt. In fact, it was the Reich itself who had the most to gain from inflation, for it was the biggest debtor of them all.
In this paper I will show that the German Government
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In the 1920’s if you were wealthy and had a good reputation and everyone knew of you, you had made it. There were many popular rich families in Long Island sound during the 1920’s, but Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller may be two of the biggest names of that time, and they did not acquire that title very easily. Carnegie and Rockefeller did many things to help this nation advance majorly through Carnegie's steel industry and Rockefeller’s oil refinery’s.
John Davison Rockefeller had a struggling life growing up, and that wouldn’t let him stop from achieving great things in life. Rockefeller was born in Richford, New York. When he was a boy his father was rarely at home
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Boom of the American Economy in 1920's
The US economy experienced a boom from 1923 for a multitude of
reasons, none of these reasons are solely responsible for the "boom",
however as I hope to explain they did influence the economy in order
to maintain the boom. The plethora of interconnecting factors include
natural resource, the impact of the World War One (1914-1918),
Republican polices, new technologies coupled with methods of finance
and advertising. The most poignant aspect of the boom in 1923-29 was
that it was a sustained boom for 6 years compared to the natural boom
and bust cycle experienced every year.
The United States' wealth of
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Where would the world be without the inventions and ideas of the 1920's? The answer is, no one really knows; however, the inventions and ideas that were brought about in the 1920's are things that are used more than ever today. With the technological advancements made in the 1920's, the invention of the radio, television, automobile, and other minor advancements made the 1920's one of the most important decades of the 1900's.
The 1920's brought many advancements in technology which allowed Americans to entertain themselves at home; the radio was one of them. The radio was actually developed before the 1920's; however, it was banned during World War I and allowed to reappear after the
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they cut their hair. The
barbers made a profit because women started to get their hair cut at
their barber shops as well as men.
Through the 1920’s new industries and new methods of production were
developed in the USA. Henry Ford was the first person to use the
“assembly line”. With an assembly line people would be at different
positions down the line and as the product came down the line they
would add their part. In 1927 Henry Fords car company “Ford” were
producing a new car every 10 seconds. In 1908 a car cost about £850
but thanks to the assembly line and the speed of production by 1925 a
car cost £290. Now most Americans could afford a car and
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From the mournful melodies of the blues to the soulful sounds of jazz, the development of music in the 1920’s truly defined music as we know it today. The twenties, with their own glamour and pizzazz, gave music a newfound freedom to grow and prosper. America was credited as the “home of the jazz”, and names of influential American musicians were known from the Louisiana bayous to the streets of Paris. The unforeseen impact of the Harlem Renaissance inundated the nation while the talent demonstrated by thousands brought hope to many. The newly redefined music industry, with its new sense of style, only heightened America’s
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Numerous inventions were developed in the 1920’s. Some are still used today, but others have become obsolete. Many modern-day household appliances, weapons, medications, and prepared food items had their basis in designs from this era. This technology contributed to economic prosperity and improved American lives in every conceivable way.
The first major invention was the commercial radio channel. In 1920, the Pittsburgh company KDKA broadcast that Warren G. Harding had won the presidential election against James M. Cox. This broadcast caused radios to increase in popularity. This improvement in radio was the only major development in sound technology; most people were working on visual
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of our families or friends. The only difference is the room it takes now and how it has become better throughout the years. This is used almost every single day today! Science lead to this. Next, the Band-Aid was created in January 23, 1920, by Earle Dickinson. “He created this because his wife was always cutting her fingers in the kitchen.” - Timetoast.com. Such little things can seem useless at times, but they can go on a long run. Band-Aids are now used every day. This has had a big impact on many people, like myself. The next item that has been largely used since November 16, 1929 is the car radio. The car radio has been used since then. Many people can't live without a radio, meaning
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In the 1920’s many famous inventions were brought forth that would change the world forever. Before some inventions people lived life scared. Many people purchased these new inventions to protect themselves (Guttman para 2). For example the Thompson submachine gun was purchased to protect the postal service from robbers (Guttman para 2). Another great invention that helped keep criminals off the street was the lie detector (Delaney para 2). The inventors, the reason these great inventions worked, included many average men. Some of the top inventors of the decade included: Carl Eliason, John Larson, Earle Dickson, John Taliaferro Thompson, and Alexander Fleming (All sources). These inventors
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, found themselves standing on the edge of an abyss of problems.In summary, women's roles in 1920s, evolved into outside the home into active members of society, not just community. Despite many obstacles, such as men's disapproval of their ability to succeed in these roles, women achieved a lot of what they demanded for, and women's status improved. Yet the obstacles that women had to overcome, were very large such as both men's and women's discrimination, as both men and women were still too old-minded, and many still believed that women were inferior to men. Yet the role women changed a lot in the course of the struggle and aspirations of the 1920's, and the 1920s pioneers cleared the path
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Before the 1920’s women had very few rights in politics, education, sports, and fashion. Suffragists fought for a long time against those who said they would never get what they want. In this essay we’ll also be connecting to The Great Gatsby to see how F. Scott Fitzgerald showed examples of the struggles women had went through when they were coming up in the world. The biggest right many women fought for was their right to vote. Men believed that women were too emotional and uneducated. Women then were a lot stronger than the men thought. They “cared for one another in childbirth and sickness…they toiled from sunup to sundown…and tended the ground the men had cleared” with no
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Women in the 1990's
In today’s technological society it is hard to imagine that trivial things from the past like discrimination or prejudice are still present, but they are. Yes we still have racism, but for the most part this is only a problem of the less educated and vocal minority. There is a different prejudice that is deep rooted in this land of freedom and prosperity. This prejudice is sexism.
The basic definition of sexism is when a person of either sex is discriminated against in any way based on their gender. But history has recorded that men, usual in every society in this world, have always been the dominant sex and women have taken a lower role. This has been
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In the time between World War I and World War II, African Americans faced many forms of discrimination. After World War I, during the 1920's, some 800,000 African Americans moved north to cities such as Detroit, New York City and Chicago due to the harsh treatment they faced in the South. However, the North was not free of bigotry. Langston Hughes, a famous African American poet and author, wrote many poems describing the treatment of African Americans and their struggle to survive. Hughes' poems reflect the treatment of African Americans in the 1920's and 30's in a very realistic manner regarding: education, housing, and racist organizations.
During the 1920's and 30's educational
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Many people wonder if sports were different 80 years ago than it is today. Well I have done some research and figured out the answer. With the research I have found I determined that sports have changed a little bit but overall each sport is basically the same. Some of examples of sports that have not changed a lot are hockey, baseball and the Olympics. Hockey's National Hockey League got started in 1920, which is still around today. The game has changed slightly since its beginning but it is not a whole different game. Baseball hasn't changed much and it doesn't have to because it is just as exciting as it was when it became popular in the '20's and '30's. For the Olympics every 2 years
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Around the year of 1920s, there were two types of schools in Americas education system. Generally, it consists of Public Schools and Private Schools. The Oregon School System does play a crucial role in their countrys education system, started from the year of 1922. A group of people which is also known as Ku Klux Klan and the Scottish Rite Masons had also involved in the formulation of educational system for the sake of the society in that time. They set the requirements of education for their young generations in that period of time. Basically, it requires all of the young generations especially children, who are free from physically disability
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throughout the 1920's by America, that by 1929 Canada became very similar to America in social trends, economics and produce. But has this stopped in modern day era? Canada continues to be heavily influenced by the amount of American products and media outpouring into Canada. Canada has made attempts throughout time to impede the onslaught of American invasion but American invasion is seen on a huge global scale. Hit movies, tv shows, products among others are generally based on American culture, views, or based within American domain. It is a reign yet to be stopped.
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The counter culture of the 1920’s has affected the way the American lifestyle is today. Counter culture is a culture that primarily consists of younger people, with values and lifestyles opposing those of the original established culture. (Dictionary.com) A need for change. The 1920’s are also known as the “Jazz Age,” which was coined by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the “Roaring Twenties.” It was a decade of change. (Hakim, 41) The counterculture of the 1920’s resulted from the Age of Jazz, Flappers, and the Harlem Renaissance.
Out of the streets of New Orleans, a new form of music arose. This new type of music was not known as African or European, but simply American. It was jazz. In
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The nineteen twenties was a prosperous time for the residents of the United States. Stocks were at record highs, jobs everywhere, and the world seemed to be changing for the better (Roaring Twenties; Wikipedia). According to Wikipedia this decade had a few different names consisting of: ‘The Roaring Twenties’, ‘The Jazz Age’, in addition to ‘The Golden Age Twenties’ in some European countries. However there was another major event that happened at the end of the Greatest Generation (Generation Timelines Starting with the 1920’s; poetic_lala), the Automobile Revolution. The ‘Automobile Revolution’ massively impacted the United States, from environmental issues all the way to how people
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The nineteen twenties was a prosperous time for the residents of the United States. Stocks were at record highs, jobs everywhere, and the world seemed to be changing for the better (“Roaring Twenties”; Wikipedia). According to Wikipedia this decade had a few different names consisting of: ‘The Roaring Twenties’, ‘The Jazz Age’, in addition to ‘The Golden Age Twenties’ in some European countries. However there was another major event that happened at the end of the Greatest Generation (“Generation Timelines Starting with the 1920’s”; poetic_lala), the Automobile Revolution. The ‘Automobile Revolution’ massively impacted the United States, from environmental issues all the way to how people
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The roaring 20's were an outrageous time. American was full of cheap alcohol, crazy parties, and people chasing after the American dream. These times lead not only people making major mistakes, but also to the Great Depression.
Major things changed in the 1920s. People were not acting or dressing the same as they had been. It was a time of rebellion in youth. The female youth In particular changed. In the past female had been arrested or disgraced for dressing immodestly or smoking in public. In the 1920s women were shortening their hemlines, drinking and smoking in public, and flaunting it so everyone could see. This was obviously out of frustration and wanting to change how they were