The roaring twenties were the most important years contributing to the change in America. First off, the twenties made such an important impact because this was a time for the economy to boom and reform, also during this time women’s rights became more focused on, and lastly due to the many advancements in technology the twenties was a time of great prosperity and wealth. The twenties made life seem so easy, until reality sets in. To start off, the economy boom was when many Americans came to the peak of their financial gains. Because of Americas new founded wealth, americans citizens used their new extra money on entertainment.
These new industries meant that Americans believed that America was the most powerful country in the world. Americans therefore bought consumer goods because it was a sign of America’s prosperity. This led to more and more things being bought which aided the economic boom. The growing strength of American industry was a big factor in the economic boom. In the twenties, industry took a very big step.
After the post-war time, life in the 1920’s started anew for many. The Industries and economic growth began to prosper; this was the dawning of a new living even a new music was thriving making life a happier time. This was the times when people felt the growth and felt the richness of the world or saw it obtainable. New found pleasures and uncertainties of the 20’s had a part in the most economic boom the country had ever seen. Some people were getting rich and others felt the chance to be rich got better (Britten 23).
She cannot live a life that is not filled with riches. Tom Buchanan was not born rich, but he is very used to being wealthy as well as his wife, Daisy. But Nick is not rich. He travels to the east looking for wealth, but in the end he sees that money only brings deception and destruction. Jay Gatsby is not accustomed to being a rich man because he has only been one for a very small period of time; therefore he can be seen as newly rich.
If you look closer, you will realize that he did not truly accomplish his dream. If a person accomplishes their dream, but they are not happy with it, I don't think that counts as fulfilling a dream. Growing up Gatsby was poor. Since he was a child, he would dream of being a member of the wealthy class. Young Gatsby swore to himself that someday he would be rich.
During the 1920s the United States was in an economic high point. Following World War I people had more money to spend due to the wartime boom in the economy. People were able to buy products on credit, and pay small installments later. This process allowed people more freedom to purchase items, such as refrigerators, radios, and cars, when previously they had not been able to. The 1920s got its reputation as the “Roaring Twenties” from the economy in part because the economy was booming, and people were purchasing products on credit and stocks on margin.
He was born in to the wealth, and raised in it. Tom’s money was considered to be old money that also said that he was influential. Tom looked at people that did not have money as if they were no ones. Tom had a mistress that did not have money, but he would have never thought of marrying her because she was poor. Tom treats people how ever he wants because he has the money and they do not.
During the 1920s, there was a rise in economy of the United States. The people of the United States and its territories enjoyed a prosperous life, as the economy grew 7 percent per year between 1922 and 1927. In this period, also referred as “Roaring Twenties”, there was high economic growth with increase in the living standards of Americans. According to the textbook, “Nation of Nations”, the reasons for the economic expansions in the nineteenth century were due to the boom in the industrial sector after the World War I and high consumer spending. Along with the improvements in the technological fields, construction and automobile industry, the sale of electricity doubled and consumption of fuel was doubled too.
Since he has done criminal acts in the pass to earn his money, he cannot win the love of his life, Daisy. One being wealthy can live a corrupt life because high-class people are not always happy, society views them as someone who is formal, which leads to one living a false life, and believing one’s whole life that the world revolves around oneself and that money can do anything they want it to do. Just because affluent people can have almost anything they want, does not mean they are living a jubilant life. According to the text, “...his dream must seemed so close that he could hardly fail to
Business and Capitalism At the onset of the 19th century's second half, America was witnessing the fastest growth in its history, whereby was pro... ... middle of paper ... ...ng the late 19th century. The widely spread use of telephone has greatly united the country and intensified the growth of the economy. From the chart in slideshow 6 (10), we see a greatly increased number of telephones usages in the year 1895-1910. The time standardization also formed during the railway expansion. Transportation and communication industrialization has united America, the union hence brought out the standardization of time.