Why are the 1920s called the Roaring Twenties? – 1920 Costumes Male

August 25, 2020 0 Comments

A lot of us have a lot of reasons why the 1920s are our own. One reason is that it’s also a time period that was a very popular choice of the popular magazines of the time.

“In 1930, the famous American magazine Fortune wrote about how America is the only country whose “economic system can still function in the face of industrial distress.” Fortune also argued that as the nation “reconstructs a sense of national identity with new ideas about its future, America will begin to re-educate itself.” A lot of people thought that was a great headline.”

In 1940, Life magazine ran a similar piece: America the ‘Great’ and the ‘Withering Away’ of Democracy.

“The story was set in 1937, when a group of young people gathered in Washington, D.C. at the invitation of the Socialist Party of America, a left-leaning political party on campus. For a couple of hours, they discussed the meaning of progress, the meaning of the free market, the way to fight racism, the meaning of “Americanism.” In an era when America’s largest city had been overrun by war, the participants had been able to find a place — and a sense of common cause — in a time of intense political uncertainty. They had come together to make it clear that American ideals and American progress were not, as one speaker put it, “inextricably linked.” A year later, the magazine Fortune ran a similar article: America the ‘Great’ and the ‘Withering Away’ of Democracy The story was set in 1937, when a group of young people gathered in Washington, D.C. at the invitation of the Socialist Party of America, a left-leaning political party on campus. For a couple of hours, they discussed the meaning of progress, the meaning of the free market, the way to fight racism, the meaning of “Americanism.” In an era when America’s largest city had been overrun by war, the participants had been able to find a place — and a sense of common cause — in a time of intense political uncertainty. They had come together to make it clear that American ideals and American progress were not, as one speaker put it, “inextricably linked.” A year later, the magazine Fortune ran a similar article: America the ‘Great’ and the ‘Withering Away’ of Democracy. That article was by the popular historian Norman Thomas, describing the events of 1937 and 1940 as “the greatest years in American history

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