The Roaring Twenties : An Age Of Dramatic Social, Political, And Economic Change

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The “Roaring Twenties” was an age of dramatic social, political, and economic change. Women wanted improved and fair rights and the nation’s wealth doubled between 1920 and 1929. Culture, values, and the technology of America changed and it had only just begun. The “Roaring Twenties” were considered as a “celebration of youth”. The many experiences that came from WWI had transitioned into the growth of new industries, cities, and new morals. Women finally gained the right to vote in 1920, and there were many new opportunities for them in the workplace. Many of the social changes greatly impacted the new world. Later on birth control came into play which eventually led to a decline of the birth rate. Technology advancing made everything easier for people to do everything. People had never seen such technology rapidly growing throughout the world, especially the women and flappers. The Flapper was the new ideal woman. She dressed differently and she acted completely different than the other average valued woman. The humans of this time were greedy for a new change to appear advanced and accompany for happiness, instead of time period before. The United States was turning from a time of war to a time of peace. They started with their economy. Americans spent their money on roads, tourism, and real estate. New technology began to be on acceleration such as cars, refrigerators, telephones, radios, ovens, etc. This fabricated Americans began to start living higher standards.…
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