USA: During the Roaring 20s

By: Sean Guzman, Sam Lantin, Alexa Lopez, Hyunah Park and Willem van Schoonhoven                                                                                                                                                 The 1920s also known as the Roaring 20s, was a time of social, political, and economic change and industrialization in the Western World. Especially in the major cities, examples being New York, Chicago, Detroit, and Los Angles.

During the Economic Boom industrialization became a big thing. As it was more profitable than agriculture. Like the use of steel for construction and for building vehicles.
During the Industrialization of the US, agriculture became more ignored as it was less profitable in comparison to the production of steel and others like such for things like construction.
During the 1920s, or the Roaring 20s, a number of unconventional and eccentric dances were developed. Some of the first were the Charleston, as shown here, and the Breakaway, both popular until now.
The Roaring Twenties was the of Feminism: as represented in the picture, women started to wear more revealing clothing and it was much lighter in colour, and in comparison to the dresses of before.
During the Roaring 20s motion pictures became a big thing for entertainment. At the time there was an advance in the technology for it, allowing the films to have higher quality and such.
The Harlem Renaissance, was a movement that involved African American that were artists, writers, scholars and more. As seen in this photo African Americans became more socially accepted into society.
The Wall Street Crash was the greatest stock market crash in the history of the USA. It happened on Tuesday, October 29, 1929, now known as Black Tuesday, and triggered The Great Depression.
During his first term as President, Franklin Roosevelt came up with the New Deal as an attempt to bring relief to all of the Americans that were struck by poverty because of the Great Depression.
This shows a homeless man as a result of the Great Depression. At the time, there were hardly any jobs available so many of people weren't able to afford jobs, homes or be provided their basic rights.
The Great Depression was the longest and worst economic downturn in the history of the Western world, lasting ten years from 1929-1939, having began after the stock market crash of October 1929.
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