Causes Of 1920s Consumerism

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The 1920’s is known for a lot of thing, it has been called “The Roaring twenties” , “The Jazz age”, and so on. The 1920’s is also recognized as the consumer time. Some causes of the consumption of all these things is overproduction, and the economy was doing very well so everyone had a decent amount of money. Credit cards were a massive problem in the 1920’s, they were also a cause of the great depression. People were going out and grabbing stuff off the shelfs and charging all of it on credit. People thought that they would eventually pay them off but half of the time they didn’t. Eventually all of this “air money” people were using added up and there was no gold to back it up. Another factor of consumerism is the automobile. At first the
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