In the 1920s, life was a dramatic social and political change. The twenties was a time of change that many wasn't proud of. Some changes the occurred were life living on a margin, tennagers wanting to become adults. Little children would play as the father read a newspaper while he listened to the radio. In the 1920's picture, it describes how life was in the 1920's. As the 20's faded, the 30's came and it was one of the frighting decade just because of what occurred during the 20's. After the Roaring Twenties, there was a horrific downturn which caused "The Great Depression". The unemployment rate raised and many had to sell their homes or what ever they had owned in order to get money to survive. The farming children suffered many diseases due to the of lack of food and other nutrients. The farmer families tried to keep life as normal as possible. These families would devise strategies to adopt a lower standard of living. making ends meet involved cover-cutting, "making do" and keeping up appearances. To cut corners, clothing could be sewn at home. To make do, a pot roast could be stretched to last in several creative meals.
Leisure Time in the 20's