The Harlem Renaissance, The Model T, Prohibition, And The Role Of Women In The 1920's

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The decade of the 1920’s was a period of American prosperity, and a new role for women. As the First World War came to an end society began to change in major ways. This was a time when people began to have more fun and loosen up. Celebrities were looked up to as hero’s, writers helped people escape from real life, and women dressed as flappers and started voting. The Harlem Renaissance, the model T, prohibition, and the role of women, all helped influence many changes during the “Roaring Twenties.” During the 1920’s African Americans were thriving in their culture. African American literature, dance, and art all boomed in Harlem, New York. The Harlem Renaissance showed off the different cultures of the African American people. There were many different people of the arts, but the most well known is author and playwright Langston Hughes. He wrote funny poems, stories, essays, and poetry that really changed how artists were viewed. (The Harlem Renaissance As Told by Langston Hughes)(I, Too). Another black famous figure in the 1920’s was Louis Armstrong. He was an amazing trumpet p...

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