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The Roaring 20s and Disillusionment History 17B Mr. Bsharah
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Moral Void? Idea of a lost generation (Disillusionment) Bohemian Attitude: Jazz and Artists 3 Facts Emerge About the 1920s 1. More publicity 2. There is an interruption in continuity 3. Stereotypes have colored the period
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Postwar Tensions Demobilization and Unemployment Inflation Labor Disputes: Steel, Coal, Police Red Scare Immigration: Sacco and Vanzetti, National Origins Act Racial Tensions Prosperity is built on credit
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Intellectual Development Humanists: looking to the past Modernists: no absolutes, resurgence of Progressivism Legalists: laws made by man not by God (Holmes) Existentialists: absolute freedom of choice, emphasis on alienation and anxiety
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Unformatted text preview: Revolution in Morals Women (Flappers) Margaret Sanger, 19 th Amendment, Rise of Hollywood and Advent of Radio New Technology: Automobile Prohibition Continued Urbanization Republican Supremacy Normalcy Harding Coolidge Hoover Renew partnership with business Scandals and Corruption Principal Features of the 1920s New Technology helps economy grow 5% a year Emphasis on personal indulgence: The long-standing association of sex and sin is broken Modern values of leisure, play, credit, and conformity take hold Idols of consumption Mean spirited, repressed period of conformity...
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