The 1920s is often called the Roaring Twenties or the Age of Anxiety. It can also be defined by other movements within the decade. Create a new “nickname” for the era. Without using first person, justify why this moniker is appropriate using the events and movements of the era to support your choice.

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If I were to choose an alternative name for Roaring Twenties, I would call them Consumerist Twenties. My reasoning for such a choice is simple – during the period of 1920-1929, America had undertaken a shift from producer-driven to a consumer-driven economy (Moore 5). Although the abundance of new goods and services was a good thing, it also predetermined the Great Depression that followed after. In many ways, Consumerist Twenties mirror the current age in the 21st century – the rise of affordable technology, advertising, and the culture of consumerism are very similar. During the 1920-1929, America saw the introduction of affordable credit, which later caused a bubble that further impoverished many consumers, who lost their jobs and were unable of repaying the debt. The multitude of affordable goods made people succumb to uncontrolled consumerist behavior and impulse purchases, which further exacerbated crisis that followed. Lastly, consumerism in America presented itself in people buying stock market en-masse, which resulted in rapid, but unstable growth (Moore 41). When the stock market fell in 1929, many individuals lost their investments. Another name that could be given to Roaring Twenties is Hapless Twenties, as people had too much money and goods, and not enough foresight to use them properly.

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