Boom to Bust By KENNA STEVENSON

Home Life

1920s: Woman are at work and have opportunity to get money.
1930s: Woman would spend time at home, trying to cook and clean with what they had to take care of their family.
African Americans making jazz music at an event.
African American homeless as many were laid off and affected by the stock market crash.

Home life stayed the same in some ways and also changed drastically. In the 1920s, many people spent their time working, getting money or going out and shopping, but when the stock market crashed, everything shifted. Many African Americans for example could not get many jobs because of their race. They took white men over them. This happened with women as well. As woman would go shop, maybe go out to lunch, they now would spend their time at home trying to care for their family and clean and cook to provide the best of times for their children and husbands. Some things stayed the same however. As young women, flappers, and adults may have gone out to clubs or bars, or the African Americans would go to the private places of Harlem to express their feelings through jazz in the 1920s, still maybe went to the movies to get away from their problems.

Leisure Time

Woman as flappers.
Woman listening to the radio as she is most likely trying to forget her problems.
Stockbrokers rich in fancy clothes, professional.
Stockbroker has to sell their wealthy goods like a car.

Leisure time is one of the biggest changes over these years. In the 1920s, the leisure time for women's for example would be going out late, breaking the laws, going to clubs, dancing, being a flapper, and so much more. But when the Great Depression came. The rights of women were looked past and weren't looked at the way they were in the 1920s. Many were laid off their jobs and were not treated the same as white men, they would try to listen to the radio or go to the movies to get away from their problems. For stockbrokers, they were very wealthy in the 1920s, as many were paying into the stocks and investing most of their money there but when the crash hit, they became poor because they got all their money from the stocks, and they had to sell some of their most valuable things because they needed money to live off of.

Economy

Woman could do anything, they over powered others and tried to prove they can do things as well as men could to win equality.
Woman demanding for equality as they are back to the beginning, being treated poorly. The men overpowered instead of the pride they had in the 20s.
Many big business owners sought opportunity and longed to improve their businesses financially.
The industrialists were in a downfall as many people could not afford their goods, so they couldn't get money, forcing them to cut back on the production of their business.

Home life stayed the same in some ways and also changed drastically. In the 1920s, many people spent their time working, getting money or going out and shopping, but when the stock market crashed, everything shifted. Many African Americans for example could not get many jobs because of their race. They took white men over them. This happened with women as well. As woman would go shop, maybe go out to lunch, they now would spend their time at home trying to care for their family and clean and cook to provide the best of times for their children and husbands. Some things stayed the same however. As young women, flappers, and adults may have gone out to clubs or bars, or the African Americans would go to the private places of Harlem to express their feelings through jazz in the 1920s, still maybe went to the movies to get away from their problems.

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