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The political and social climate of the US during the 1920s and what brought about the 'roaring '20s".
The apocalyptic environment of World War I with its finale brought about a relief throughout Western Europe and the USA and the feeling that the world was about to start anew. This led to excesses of spending, behavior, hedonistic indulgences, and revolutions in sexual conduct, morals, and cultural trends such as music. The economic boom also attributed to the description of this decade as the Roaring 20s.
A series of insignificant and troubled presidents ran the state during this time ranging from Harding to Hoover. Whilst their presidency was unremarkable, the times themselves were not. This was the period of the flappers and jazz with break from traditions and a surge of modern technology. Ford came out with his automobile for he masses. The moving picture (and Charlie Chaplin) made its appearance. Radio propelled modernity and art, architecture, and music took on unprecedented, revolutionary - to many disturbing - forms. Women turned to pants, voting, cigarettes, and jobs with Freud helping them along with the 'Sexual Liberation' and the suffrage movement reached its peak condemning the traditional housewife in the process. Jazz…[continue]
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