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Social Life in the 1920's

Summary: Essay describes the social life for individuals in the 1920's.
Nativism - Ku Klux Klan

In the 1920s, there was a "rebirth" of the KKK and this "new" KKK was not only anti-black, but also anti-Jewish, anti-Catholic and anti-immigrant. This modern KKK was also more national; membership was highest in Indiana, a northern state, unlike in the 1860s when the majority of KKK members where from the south. Member of the KKK believed in white supremacy and that "America should stay American."

Leisure Time

The 1920s were a time of "movement and action." Dancing became a very popular activity as well as the consumption of alcohol. People enjoyed watching movies, now with, sound and listening to jazz music.

African Americans

During the 1920s, many African Americans migrated to northern cities. The North offered more opportunities for African Americans but did not ensure freedom from racial violence. During the movement to the North, many African Americans moved to New...

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