Effects Of African Americans In The 1920s

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Outline: African Americans * Immigrants* Rural Farmers Women of colour Extra: WASPS Prohibition Industry Women "All Americans experienced the boom of the 1920 's" In the United States, a popular belief is that all Americans experienced the boom of the 1920 's. However, minority groups were left out of the country 's economic success at the time. African Americans remained a minority group even with movements such as the 'Harlem Renaissance ' and the creation of the NAACP. Similar to African Americans, immigrants old and new were often below or just above the poverty line and were still 'last hired, first fired ' with hate being directed to their entry and existence from the people as well as the government. As the rest of the America moved forward technologically, rural and small time farmers were left behind as their industry 's popularity began to deflate. During the 1920 's women began to vote with suffragettes paving the way for future equality however, that was only the case for white women as black women and other women of colour could not vote until a few decades later. On the upper hand were White Anglo Saxon Protestants and white women who truly experienced the boom of the 1920 's through systematic privilege. African Americans remained a minority group in the "Roaring 20 's", African Americans were left out of the succeeding economy and society of the time. This lead to the popularity of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement fo Coloured
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