Decline in Religious Involvement in American's Lives

1254 Words6 Pages
Changes in religion, education, diversity, and technology are showing positive and controversial effect on American society. Religious involvement in American's lives is facing a decline. Educators are changing how they are going to shape young minds. America might become more diverse by the next century. Technology is showing good and bad results on how they affect human health. Throughout the time period of the 20th and 21st century American culture has shifted dramatically. "Between 1700 and 1740, an estimate 75 to 80 percent of the population [In America] attended churches, which were being a headlong pace." From then the 19th and 20th centuries is where most of the religions in America have lost most of their influence and power. Since the 20th century religion started to face an upsetting decline influence. Between 1880 and 1910 women body shape was to resemble and S. They would go through rigorous routine beginning with tightening their upper body with corsets to create an hour-glass shape. They wore skirts that touched to floor and "The sight of even ankle was considered to be quite racy." A source from the bible says that women dress "Modestly" and that "Inner Beauty" is more important than outer. In the 1920s a group of women started a new type of fashion dressing and acting against what society thought was acceptable. This group of activists formally named flappers invented of casual sex; they also were not afraid to not act womanly. They smoked, drank, and drove automobiles which were not usual things that you would see women doing back in their time. In the 1920s the flappers were about embracing youth, which is a sort of motto for today's children. The flappers were a big influence on today's living in not only... ... middle of paper ... ...sorder. All the things that have been previously stated and just mention is how the 20th century has shifted into the 21st century. Changes in religion, education, diversity, and technology are showing positive and negative affect in today’s society. Since the 19th century religion has been showing a decline in power. Educators have changed the way they plan on educating today’s youth to build skills they can use in the working competition to build more skills after school. America is become more diverse and is showing a future of more diversity. Technology is affecting the health of Americans by helping them live and fight off diseases and some of these technologies are creating another health epidemic. Throughout the time period of the 20th and 21st century American culture has shifted dramatically for good and bad, but are creating new and stronger culture.

More about Decline in Religious Involvement in American's Lives

Open Document