POSITIVE CHANGES DURING THE ROARING 20'S

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  • Created on: 18-04-13 21:15
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  • POSITIVE CHANGES DURING THE ROARING 20'S
    • WOMEN - wore short skirts - trousers - kissed in public - drank - had jobs -
    • SPORTS - higher wages meant that people could afford to go to new sporting events. Babe Ruth became a sports star.
    • FILM - it became the biggest leisure activity.Hollywood became the movie making centre of the world. They were violent for the first time.
    • FILM - actors became idolised by the general public. $10,000 per year , $13 a wee, annual wage.
    • TRANSPORT - advances in transport meant that people could go to more outlying areas EG racetracks.
    • 1921 - 1 Radio station - 1923 - 508 stations
    • SOCIAL EVENTS - dancing , smoking and cocktail parties became popular.
    • JAZZ - came from blacks that swept from the south to the north - symbolised freedom

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