Modern

1900-1950

Characteristics

Industrialization, WWI, Roaring 20's, Harlem Renaissance, Women's Rights, Great Depression, Prohibition, WWII, early beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement.

A major time of change...

Starting off with the introduction of automobiles, large factories that are mass producing goods. Partying throughout the night with "flappers" and bootleg alcohol, celebrating victory in World War 1. A massive cultural uprise, starting in Harlem, New York. A major economic downfall, followed by crippling drought all through the southern states. Japan, dragging us into a Second World War, where we showed them and the Nazis who was boss. And finally, the start of an uprising from a race of people who have just taken too much crap...


Some authors of this time...

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