What were some of the major consumer inventions of the 'Roaring Twenties'?
- hair dryer
- internal combustion engine for use in automobiles
- bread slicer
- traffic signal light
Interestingly, the term "roaring twenties" became more popular after the decade had ended-- for example, in the 1930s, the term showed up movies and songs that looked back on the 1920s. But yes, some people in the 1920s did call it the "roaring twenties," to refer to the dramatic social change that occurred during that decade. From 1920-1929, the economy was booming, women had gotten the right to vote, more young people (including people of…
The 'official' blues originated in America from African Americans around the time of the late 1920's, (also known as the roaring twenties). The lively upbeat feel of the music contributed and was in symmetry with the feel of the Roaring Twenties. "Blues started as a derivative of the music of African Americans in the Mississippi Delta and other places in the southern parts of the US, such as New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis and other…
What three innovations played a role in creating vast changes in American society during the Roaring Twenties?
There were a number of innovations which played a significant role. Assembly-line production of goods was a major one, as were improved oil refineries. The development of alternating electrical current controbuted to changes in society. Transportation played a role, as in the interstate highway system.