By Kevin J. Abing
Other advancements heightened the depth of this “crowded hour.” Simmering ethnic tensions, skyrocketing inflation, in addition to loftier questions concerning the which means of yankee citizenship or the impression of a transforming into govt forms affected each point of people’s lives. Patriotic ladies stepped into male-dominated occupations to fulfill exertions calls for; at war’s finish, many reluctantly again to standard gender roles. in addition, the warfare complex 3 long-debated social crusades: women’s suffrage, prohibition, and anti-prostitution/venereal sickness efforts. Capping issues off, the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic killed greater than 1,100 Milwaukeeans and 50 million humans world-wide.
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