Dbq Harlem Renaissance

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The 1920's was a period of prosperity and confidence for many Americans. Women who were largely restricted to certain jobs were now granted more opportunities. They besieged the offices of publishers and advertisers; they sold antiques, sold real estate, opened smart little shops, and finally invaded the department store (Document 2). These new job opportunities caused the inequality between women and men to be looked over during this time. African Americans also felt a spirit of optimism and positivity. Particularly during the Harlem Renaissance, which was a period when African American art and music began to prosper and live out through major cities that African Americans migrated to as a cause of the Great Migration. Even though African

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