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    Roaring Twenties From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation‚ search The Roaring Twenties is a phrase used to describe the 1920s‚ principally in North America but also in London‚ Paris and Berlin. The phrase was meant to emphasize the period’s social‚ artistic‚ and cultural dynamism. ’Normalcy’ returned to politics in the wake of World War I‚ jazz music blossomed‚ the flapper redefined modern womanhood‚ Art Deco peaked‚ and finally the Wall Street Crash of 1929 served to punctuate

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    Awad Issa Professor Kopplin CLS 101 December 3‚ 2012 The Roaring Twenties The “Roaring Twenties” was a term referring to America during the 1920’s in which a prosperous economy existed‚ almost uninterrupted‚ and cultural ideas flourished. This time period experienced very active and free spirited citizens‚ who were going to work every day‚ coming home to a meal ready for them‚ prepared by their loving housewife‚ and all was well. The era’s social‚ artistic‚ and cultural edge was one that made

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    The Roaring Twenties The decade of 1920-1929 was a time of great change‚ reform‚ improvement‚ adjustment and alteration of everything Americans had come to rely on. In other words everything changed. Not one part of common life was unaffected. Exciting new events happened in sports‚ entertainment‚ science‚ politics‚ communication and transportation. It was the age of prohibition‚ it was the age of prosperity‚ and it was the age of downfall. The twenties were the age of everything. It has

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    The Roaring Twenties In the 1920’s many things changed. Many traditionalists disliked the changes. The new idea of the ‘flapper girl’ was very controversial to many people‚ as well as birth control and the idea of evolution. Most of these new changes were big in the cities so rural America looked down on city life. As people changed throughout the 20’s‚ one of the biggest changes was the way young girls and women dressed and acted. They started to cut their hair short in a new bob style; they

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    THE ROARING TWENTIES Americans‚ in the years following the end of World War I found themselves in an era‚ where the people simply wished to detach themselves from the troubles of Europeans and the rest of the world. During the years of the Twenties‚ the economy was prosperous‚ there was widespread social reform‚ new aspects of culture were established‚ and people found better ways to improve their lifestyle and enjoy life. The 1920’s exemplified the changing attitudes of American’s toward foreign

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    film stars like Charlie Chaplin and baseball stars like Babe Ruth. The emphasis on having fun and spending money has led to the 1920s being called the Roaring Twenties. However‚ for many Americans‚ the 1920s was a decade of poverty. Generally‚ groups such as African-Americans‚ women and farmers did not enjoy the prosperity of the Roaring Twenties. More than 60 per cent of Americans lived just below the poverty line. Life was particularly hard for African-Americans in the Deep South states where

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    watch famous athletes. Fueled by easy money the nineteen-twenties were boom times like never before. The post-war recession was forgotten as everyone went on a spending spree. War and the economic depression caused many to turn to God and others to turn away from him. Major efforts were made to spread Christianity in the heathen nations and communism emerged as a force opposing Christianity. Evolution challenged Creationism. The Roaring Twenties brought so many changes. It transformed how people lived

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    past. The 1920’s is one of the decades that America has been shaped from. The literature‚ fads‚ companies‚ and advancements are some things that have helped to shape America. The 1920’s have made an impact on today’s American current culture. The roaring 20’s was a fusion of music and literature. Reading was a popular recreational activity especially during the winter months when other forms of activity were limited. Prior to radio and television most people gained knowledge of the wider world and

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    Main Point:The 1920s or The Roaring Twenties were an era of social and political change. Examples/Details/Explanations: a. The dramatic change was a lot such many Americans lived in cities rather on the farm ‚ the country wealth doubled between 1920 and 1929. b. After the World War one in 1918 ‚ American had a massive economic boost with plenty of jobs with new manufacturing plants and built things aside from the airplane engine‚ but household item such has TV ‚ cars‚ refrigerator ‚ radio

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    The Roaring Twenties The 20’s were different than any other decade because it was a time for social and economic change. With those changes‚ many new inventions like the automobile and electricity were making productivity in the 20’s much higher. Money was being earned that changed how people interacted with one another‚ and how they spent it. Celebrities were becoming a thing that shaped the future of America‚ giving children someone to look up to. The new inventions of the 20’s mainly revolved

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