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Unformatted text preview: Many women also took up the fight for prohibition. Many men were abusing alcohol and women wanted to put a stop to it and succeeded. Women also earned the right to vote during this time. This was a very violent time period in the United States. People were standing up for themselves and some did not like this. Blacks saw many hate crimes against themselves, but it brought them closer in a sense as they worked toward equality. The Industrial Workers of the World or IWW came about during this time, which was a union for any kind of worker. They were thought to be anarchists and usually took part in many strikes and uprisings in the workplace. This time period was one of great change especially in the mindset of many Americans. People really began to take hold of their own lives and trying to change the situations around them....
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