Social Changes In The 1920s

comparative Essay
379 words
379 words

Changes in the 1920s During class, the decade of the 1920s was discussed. As the destructive World War I ended, the United States entered an era of substantial social changes. Based on our study, I believed the biggest changes of the 1920s were the growth of women’s social status and the remarkable economic prosperity. To begin with, the role of women in the society changed considerably in the 1920s. Throughout the history, women had been fighting intensely for suffrage. Finally, the Nineteenth Amendment, ratified in 1920, guaranteed all women the right to vote. On the other hand, the 1920s brought about the “flappers”, one of the most famous symbols of the 1920s. The flappers smoked, drank, and had provocative clothing. Although most women

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that the 1920s brought about the "flappers", a symbol of the rapidly-changing society.
  • Concludes that the 1920s economy was successful because of the government support and the development of automobile industry.
  • Explains that the economy was flourishing in the 1920s, but the prosperity would eventually lead to recession, known as the great depression. the role of women and the unprecedented economic prosperity were the biggest changes.
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