Social Change During The Roaring Twenties And The Jazz Age

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Roaring Twenties 20’s and the Jazz Age
The social changes that took place during the Roaring Twenties and the Jazz Age which help bring about a modernized America which improved and changed the lives of most Americans. The Roaring Twenties were also known the Jazz Age and the Golden Twenties. The 1920s were an age of dramatic economic prosperity, social and political changes. This was the first time that more Americans lived in the cities than on farms. The nation’s wealth more than doubled in the 1920s and this economic boom swept many Americans into an affluent but unfamiliar “consumer society.” During the 20s it seemed as though everyone had money and people began to break from the traditional set-up in America. In the 20s there were technological advancements, new freedoms, mass production, mass consumption and new American writers. All of these changes made life a little better for most Americans in the United States.
Lives of women improved during the 20s. A political change that helped the women during the Roaring Twenties was the right to suffrage. Many women in the United States could not vote before the 1920s and they believed that women had the right and duty to participate in politics. Women believed that political decisions affected their daily lives and they wanted to be
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