The conflicting social trends that were at work during the 1920’s included women coming into the workforce, and taking over jobs that the men did during that time period. The Stock Market crash, automobiles had established fully, the 1920’s saw new technologies, and new inventions. The roaring twenty’s was a time of moving away from tradition. Rates of sexual activity both before and outside of marriage. Most women worked outside of the home in factories, stores, offices, and a growing amount of the middle class of women were attending college or entering into professional careers. During the 1920’s things like radio’s, telephones, and motion pictures created a mass culture that linked all Americans more closely.