Roaring 20’s

The Roaring 20’s was a time period lasting from 1920 to 1930. It was a point where women in America broke many molds, and many people started doing things that would’ve been considered immoral years prior.

Around this time, women gained the right to vote, and get jobs alongside men. Culturally, the styles of hair and hobbies became edgier, but style wasn’t the only thing that changed. Everyone in this time had money to spend, and when they did, they’d spend it on similar items.

This time period was also a great period for technology, with new devices like radios surfacing. They became regular household items, with over 500 radio stations appearing in 1923. Near the end of this period, over an estimated 75% of Americans were going to theaters regularly. Also, the car Model T dropped to it’s lowest price, being $260, meaning it became more available to more people.

Despite the economic growth, it wasn’t all positive. The 18th Amendment had prohibited making alcohol, people still drank it. It became a point in time where people wanted alcohol more than ever, leading to the creation of underground taverns who smuggled beer.


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