Local news update
Best of times
CULTURAL: the 1920s were a periode of significant change for women. the 20s witnessed the large scale use of automobile, telephones, motion pictures, and electricity.
ECONOMIC: general strike of all workers in seattle, and strike of the entire american steel industry. mass production and prolonged depression.
POLITICAL: during the 1920s, three republicans occupied the white house: Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover.
worst of times
Cultural: In 1920 the average life span in the United States was about fifty-four years. Toward the end of the decade in October 1929, the stock market crashed, and America’s invested wealth suddenly lost $26 billion in value.
Economic: In the 19th century, recessions frequently coincided with financial crisis.Major modern economic statistics, such as unemploymennt.
Political: local and national women’s organizations effectively defending many different women’s interests. woman were fighting for there right to vote.