Because of Americas new founded wealth, americans citizens used their new extra money on entertainment. Prohibition caused economic growth due to the illegal selling and using of liquor. More jobs became open to all people and wages, and hours increased making it easier for people to have a satisfying living. Child labor laws made restrictions on the age, and how much a child could work, and this made people way more relaxed about factory workers. Loans were an easy way for people to be able to achieve their goals during this period of time.
The Roaring 20’s Lydia Garza U.S. History 1302 April 7, 2014 The Roaring 20’s After World War 1 had ended, Americans were happy and called for a time of celebration. Times were beginning to change and revolutionize into an era never experienced before. Many people thought that with the ending of the war, things wouldn’t look to good in the United States but the reality was that things looked way much better than they expected. The ending of World War 1 resulted in a boom of great new things in the U.S. during the 1920’s called the roaring 20’s. This era seemed as if I was a carefree era and people seemed to have more money than ever.
Local area unemployment statistics: Current unemployment rates for states and historical highs/lows. Retrieved April 20, 2014, from http://www.bls.gov/web/laus/lauhsthl.htm U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). (2012). The recession of 2007–2009. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2012/recession/
Among these powerful new changes was the freedom that women were finally able to vote and enjoy what was about to come. Instead of being confined at home, the women joined labor forces, worked with wages, and experimented with different types of behavior that would have been unreasonable a few years back. Along with these dramatic changes were their fashion styles. This style changed their rights and relationships with others completely. With that change, a new woman was born.
The suffrage development made higher desires for ladies. By the early twentieth century, ladies had the capacity go to school and to prepare for callings, albeit not in the same numbers as men. They started to enter male commanded callings like law, solution, pastorate and corporate. Additionally ladies launched a group of new foundations. The Women 's Suffrage development took into account ladies to secure their spot in the public arena and make a closer move to finish equity amongst the populace of America.
Moonshiners were around before the 1920s, mostly in Tennessee and more southern states, however they were not as popular until Prohibition became in effect (Saloon). The people making the alcohol used to worry about the quality of the alcohol, however onc... ... middle of paper ... ...ishment in order for people to enjoy something they love. Ultimately, I do not agree with this counterculture because of the law they were breaking. I do not think anyone should go against or sneak around the government in any way. I think every law is made for a reason and if one culture does not follow them it could cause others to follow, and then there would be no order in our society.
US Life in 1919 Life in the USA by 1919 was very revolutionary; socially, religiously and economically. For example, women were becoming more independent and were being taken more seriously, there was a dramatic rise in the variety of different industries, the different classes were integrating, the amount of immigrants was on a dramatic rise and religious views were being expressed very noticeably. To begin with, women were becoming independent. They were beginning to earn their own living and no longer living up to the “housewife” standard that this era possessed. Equality was a big issue and women wanted to be taken more seriously and be admired for the qualities they really possess and not at how good a cleaner they were.
It is important for people to have an environment they can escape to, even for a short period of time, to remember happier times and experience freedom. Amusement parks allow people to escape reality and become completely engulfed in a fantasy world which allows people to balance work with leisure. Amusement parks are flawed in some ways, but despite their imperfections amusement parks have proved to be a popular phenomenon over the past century. Many Americans have flocked to the parks to experience entertainment and displays, more parks were built to accommodate the high demand. Parks experienced a high volume of visitors, “Coney Island inspired the creation of similar amusement parks around the country-about 1,500 of them by 1919-among them Olympic Park in Irvington, New Jersey; Riverview Park in Chicago; Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio; Kennywood, near Pittsburgh; and Columbia Gardens in Butte,
Through the drastic changes in the fashion industry, to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote, women’s status in society increased as they became an important role in society. The change in the fashion industry spread not only in the United States in the 1920’s but also throughout the world. As the decade of labor came into effect, the role of women within the workforce would change future generations. Women were granted the right to work in labor industries, as all the men join in the World Wars. Even though women were still discriminated in the workforce by receiving lower pay than men, the number of women working increased around the United States.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton influenced her time for the better, her work towards women’s rights allowed her to become known as an extraordinary women’s rights leader. She, along with many other female leaders, began the Women’s Rights Convention, the initial workings to join women together under their cause. Cady Stanton was heavily involved in the Women’s Rights Movement, informing women of the needed equality and social representation of the females in society. This reform movement led to her significant impact amongst the Married Woman’s Property Act, the 14th and 15th Amendments, as well as the grant of the female vote by the 19th Amendment. These legalizations allowed for women equality to be sought, one of her main motivations.