evidence (quotes & paraphrasing).
I. Introduction paragraph
A. Broad statement: Due to many industrial and social changes during the early 19th century, many women were involved in social advocacy efforts, which eventually led them to advocate for their own right to vote and take part in government agencies.
B. Introduction to specific topic and text: The women’s movement of the 1920’s worked to grant women the right to vote nationally, thereby allowing women more political equality.
World War I triggered a number of important changes in American society: gradual and immediate. At war’s end, with the return of male workers, women were expected to quit their jobs. Between 1910 and 1920, only 500,000 more women were added to the workforce.
The war had harsh consequences for immigrant families. Further immigration to the United States was halted. Many immigrant families already in the country faced fierce social and job discrimination in an antiforeign climate whipped
The United States was arguably in one of its prime times back in the 1920s. They had made massive income, selling weapons to other countries during World War I. Everybody was profiting, but this nation was undergoing many, many, changes in this era as well. Since the Civil War the southern states had fallen behind to the north in education, but had somewhat recovered in terms of materials. As Americans began to move into larger cities and areas, often to the Northeast, and society became more urbanized
flappers was World War One.
Women began to get a taste of independence during World War One, when they had to make lifestyle changes to make up for the absence of men at home. They joined the workforce.Now women got a taste of what independence was like, since they didn’t have men around anymore to lean on or, in some cases, hold them back. This lead to women needing to make more changes to adapt; Women couldn’t have long hair and long skirts like they did for years before. Women then realized the convenience
The 1920s swept in a new era of modernity through families having more money to spend on activities for pleasure and women and African Americans challenging social norms. After World War I, machines that were used to manufacture war materials became repurposed for industry, which sped up the process of producing technology and cheapened the price of goods. An economic boom occurred as a result, which gave the average working family both more money and more time to spend on leisure activities such
Women of the 1920’s: The true beginning of women’s liberation
Amy K. Breitkreitz
HIS204: American History Since 1865
Instructor Cora Dunaway
December 22, 2014
The 1920’s presented America with some very turbulent times and issues. The true beginning of women’s liberation began during these eras; from women entering the workplace, to being awarded the privilege to vote and stepping out into the social scene causing eyebrows to be raised by their actions. The women of these eras did not
Your assignment is to compare the missions of the UNIA and the NAACP and write about each organization’s approaches to confronting discrimination. You will then assume the role of a young African American living in the 1920s who has joined one of the organizations and explain your reasons for joining in a brief paragraph.
Before you get started, look over the NAACP's mission statement, the Explanation of the Objects of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, and
1920s Fashion: Style in The Jazz Age
1920s fashion was the perfect blend between style and function. Beautiful clothes that allowed women to move.
Even 90 years after The Roaring Twenties ended, almost everyone still recognizes the style:
* Cloche Hats
* Flapper Dresses
* Famous Fashion Designers
* Elegant Art Deco Inspired Evening Wear
* High Heeled Shoes
* Simple Costume & More Complex Jewelry
* Men's Fashion (suits and sportswear)
* Art Deco Fashion
due to the passing of the Congressional Ku Klux Act that used heavy penalties and military force to suppress the KKK. However, during the 1910s and 1920s, the KKK experienced a national resurgence and recruited approximately five million people, whereby they highly idealized Protestantism and used popular social theories of the 20th century, like Social Darwinism and the Red Scare, to propagandize the purity of the white race and to gain support. In December 1925, Hiram Wesley Evans, the Imperial Wizard