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    Posted: 01-Aug-2012 at 21:57
Why do we call the era of the 1920s "the Roaring 20s"?Tongue
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  Quote Nick1986 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10-Sep-2012 at 20:49
Because of the high standard of living, technological and cultural advancements of the time. This was the era of jazz music, flappers, art deco, movies, electricity, and automobiles
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Radio, don't forget that!
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Originally posted by Nick1986

Because of the high standard of living, technological and cultural advancements of the time. This was the era of jazz music, flappers, art deco, movies, electricity, and automobiles




You forgot Prohibition, gambling and gangsters, intrepid pilots,daredevils and stuntmen.

And the Stock Market Crash of '29.  Wink
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  Quote red clay Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Sep-2012 at 16:14
You could also do a little background on what impact WWI and the return of the AEF had on the extreme shift in social mores.
 
 
 
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  Quote Nick1986 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Sep-2012 at 19:25

That too. Gangsters and bootleggers practically ran the show when prohibition was introduced
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The 1920s was also called "The Age of Intolerance" and "The Age of Nonsense".
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  Quote J.A.W. Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14-Jun-2015 at 21:14
& not to forget the stock market bubble - that burst so badly..
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