Pros And Cons Of The Roaring Twenties

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Both sides of the Nineteen Twenties Americans living in the 1920’s faced both times of prosperity and hardships. During this time, many companies grew, creating new jobs. Wages were increased and new products were able to be afforded and purchased. Mass consumption which included advertising and new goods like the automobile and radio brought new freedoms to society. The production of the automobile not only created better jobs and wages for the working class, it also offered affordable automobiles that soon became necessities for every household. The “new woman” was also introduced as a notable symbol of the roaring twenties. A flapper was a young woman that often had bobbed hair and short skirts who would drink and smoke. Because of the nineteenth
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