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Compare And Contrast The Period From 1877 To 1917

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The period from 1877 to 1917 can be argued as either the end of Victorianism or as the birth of modernism. The Victorian era was based on many religious ideals that contrasted greatly with ideas from the modern era. During this time period, many Americans lived prosperously in the suburbs. Here, they built Victorian homes of extravagant design and lived a somewhat poised lifestyle. Men would go to work to support the family, while women were very reserved at home with the children. On the other hand, the birth of modernism brought forth reform and progress throughout American society. As society became increasingly industrialized, many sought after newfound freedoms, including African Americans, women, and immigrants. Victorianism faded away
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