American Culture
Updated: 2/18/2021
American Culture

Storyboard Description

How the divorce process has changed throughout the decades.

Storyboard Text

  • He's abusive I want a divorce!
  • 1910's
  • 1960's
  • No!
  • Can I please get one now?
  • You also need him because there is an economic depression and you can't live on your own
  • 1970's
  • 1930's
  • No, you need a lot of evidence proving that he is abusive.
  • What are my divorce options?
  • 1980's
  • There are more options, but if you get a divorce, society will see you as an outcast.
  • 1950's
  • Will society accept my divorce now?
  • The division of money and property following a divorce is now more fair for you now
  • Kind of, it is slightly more acceptable more to be divorced.
  • Can I get a divorce?
  • But, you won't receive money to care for your child unfortunately
  • With the No-Fault law, you can get a divorce with no reason.
  • Property and item distribution is as efficient as ever too!
  • You can receive lots of financial help too
  • You can now get a divorce without being deemed an outcast
  • Finally! I can get out of this toxic relationship fairly!