1920s - The Post War Years. US History. I. Nicknames of the Decade. “The Roaring Twenties” “The Golden Twenties” “The Jazz Age”. II. Attitude in America. 1. American public was exhausted as a result of the Progressive Era and the Great War.
(Term used by President Warren G. Harding)
machines increased farm production. Less demand for farm products after the war.
1. Fashion- shorter dresses, hats, beads, bracelets, short “bobbed” hair.
2. Smoking and drinking in public became socially acceptable.
3. 19th Amendment (1920) - suffrage, women’s right to vote.