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“The Fight for Women’s Suffrage”
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage – history.com Articles, video, pictures and facts. (n.d.)
History.com – History Made Everyday – American & World History. Retrieved March 19, 2013, from http://www.history.com/topics/the-fight-for-womens-suffrage
The article is about how in the past women did not have the right to vote and how they still to this day don’t have all the rights men do, but they work more than men and more aggressive now because they want more rights. It also tells how women went through a lot of problems such as not voting to common rights as a house wife that can’t leave their husbands because they are forced to still be married.
This article has to do with the struggles that women faced and how they fought for their rights. Also, their reactions to victories for some of their rights.
Women from the 1920’s are remembered as a “new women” from changes in politics, the home, the work place, and in education. All resulting from laws being passed, newly developed technologies and changes in attitude toward the place of women in society.
“The Social Role of Men and Women”
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Nelson Davis talks about different examples of how people have the American Dream and what they are willing to do to get there. Also, how some work while others fail.
“Economy of the 1920’s”
The article highlights the rise and fall of America’s economy in the 1920’s. It also showed how it affected different social classes of people.
“Old Money vs. New Money”
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http://www.nation.co.ke/Features/DN2/Old-money-vs-new-money/-/957860/1709826/-/hlbolw/-/index.html [Last Accessed e.g. 31 August 11].
The difference between the wealthy and the newly rich can be seen in their spending habits.
The people with new money are all about being flashy and spending all the money that they earn or more. The people with old money like to keep their first car and have sentimental value of it, as well as they will haggle for better deals on things.
“The American Dream and the great Gatsby”
Dawson, C.J. (18 J, 8/11/2012 1/18/2008). The American dream and the great gatsby.
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The American Dream is the opportunity given to everyone. The characters in the Great Gatsby can’t figure out how this is possible because not everyone that works hard is able to get what they want. The article also shows many comparisons to the book.