Economics: African Americans in the 1920s
In the 1920s, African Americans migrated North in search of better lives. They traveled to get away from their problems, but they found it a struggle to access to housing.
Economics: African Americans in the 1930s
In the 1930s, African Americans found the escape of their struggles. They escaped their struggles through music to show their talents and to lessen their worries.
Government: Bankers/Stockbrokers in the 1920s
In the 1920s, the government was independent and preferred to not be involved with things. Everyone was on their own and many people invested.
Government: Bankers/Stockbrokers in the 1930s
In the 1930s, FDR passed the Truth in Securities Act. Many people were afraid of investing, but FDR calmed people down with his voice over the radio.
Home Life: Women in the 1920s
In the 1920s, many women were married and had a family. They had a job in the workforce, as did their husbands, and they usually went out for many meals. They also wore shorter clothes than usual.
Home Life: Women in the 1930s
In the 1930s, women became unemployed while their husband was still employed. People believed that women should stay to work, cook, and make clothes at home rather than work at a work place.
Leisure Time: Women in the 1920s
In the 1920s, many women became flappers. They danced, rebelled against traditional beliefs, went out on more dates, and pushed towards equality.
Leisure Time: Women in the 1930s
In the 1930s, women began to spend more time with their family. They didn't go out as much, although they danced once in a while with their friends. They mostly cooked, cleaned, sang, and listened to the radio with their family.
The Great Depression affected the American people and changed the role of government in a various amount of ways. Great change occurred in the United States between the end of World War l and the outbreak of World War ll. The 1920s was a time for everyone to express their happiness and to live the forever happy life that people thought they would have. By the end of the 20s, things began to change. The 1930s was a time of new experiences that left people suffering. The happy lives of Americans soon began to vanish once the Stock Market crash of 1929 came. African Americans were happier than ever in the 1920s. This is because during the 1920s, the Harlem Renaissance allowed African Americans to show their talents through music and videos and could show their true selves to the world. Although things started to become good for the African Americans, there were still many people that were racist and showed discrimination towards them so they migrated North in search of better lives. They moved into segregated neighborhoods and continued to escape their struggles through music. In the 1920s, Bankers and Stockbrokers preferred to keep the government independent and to stay out of many situations. Hoover also believed in limited government involvement. People were independent and many invested. By the 1930s, FDR passed the Truth in Securities Act. Although many people invested, there were still some who were afraid to invest. The home life of women changed dramatically. In the 1920s, most women were already married and had a family. They dressed more elegantly and went out more. They hardly stayed home to cook because they would go out to eat. They were employed and had a job in workforce along with their husbands. Women had the time of their lives until the 30s came. By the time the 30s hit, many women were facing unemployment while their husbands were still employed. There was a belief that women should stay and work at home rather than at a workplace. Because of this, many women were stuck at home sewing, cooking, and cleaning by themselves for their families. They were stuck at home doing very hard work that took a long time. In the 20s, women would dance as flappers, rebel against traditional beliefs, go out on more dates, and push towards equality. A decade later, women spent most of their time with their families. They went to the cinema, sang, and listened to the radio with their loved ones. They occasionally went out and when they did go out, they would dance with their friends. The time between the 1920s and the 1930s had drastic changes and affected the lives of many beings in both positive and negative ways.