What was the Roaring Twenties known for?


What was the Roaring Twenties known for?


Emerging from the devastation of World War I, the United States entered the 1920s having ratified two major constitutional amendments. The 18th Amendment prohibited the sale and manufacture of alcohol, while the 19th gave women the right to vote.

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The Roaring Twenties is known for jazz, speakeasies, flappers, and glitz and glamour in general. During the 1920s, the prohibition of alcohol took...

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Historical Eras: Definition & Examples

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