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Family life in the 1920s

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emerson calaway

on 31 October 2012

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Entertainment TV and video games were far from existence in the 1920s. for fun the family would gather around the radio to listen to ball games and other broadcasts. There were also movies and drive ins that the family could attend Mother The role of a woman/mother in the 1920s was a house wife. Women were expected to stay home to cook, clean, and take care of the children. This role changed when the war started when men had to go to the front line to fight in the war. Men were shipped over seas to fight while the women had to take on the role of the male and go to work to support their family. Family life in the 1920s What was a day in the life
of Average Joe in the 1920s? Father The father was not concerned a whole lot about his children or his wife because of the hours that he worked. He spent a considerable amount of money on alcohol. Children The role of the child in the 1920s had changed drastically from years past. In years before, the child was normally working in coal mines or in textile factories. Education became the main focus for children in the 1920s. Children attended schools giving the mother more time to herself to get more work done.
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