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The twenties in America

Paul Allen Carter

The twenties in America

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Published by Harlan Davidson in Arlington Heights, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nineteen twenties.,
    • United States -- History -- 1919-1933.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul A. Carter.
      SeriesAmerican history series, American history series (Arlington Heights, Ill.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE784 .C3 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 131 p. ;
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2378231M
      ISBN 100882957171
      LC Control Number87006665


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The Great Trials of the Twenties: The Watershed Decade in America's Courtrooms, by Robert Grant and Joseph Katz, guides the reader through the s via such scandalous court-room trials as that of Al Capone, the Ku Klux Klan's David C.

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The s in America, known as the "Roaring Twenties", was a time of celebration after a devastating war. It was a period of time in America characterised by prosperity and optimism.

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Soldiers returning home from Europe brought with them a new perspective, energy. Flappers of the s were young women known for their energetic freedom, embracing a lifestyle viewed by many at the time as outrageous, immoral or downright.

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On the whole, the United States economy experienced steady growth and expansion during the s. Three factors fuelled this economic growth-: machines, factories and the process of Standardized Mass Production. Van Wyck Brooks ' The Ordeal of Mark Twain argues that Twain's genius was twisted by the conditions and culture of late 19th-century America.

It begins a reassessment of Twain, seen hitherto mainly as a humorous entertainer. The s will bring similar reconsideration of many 19th-century American writers, notably Herman Melville and Emily. The Great Gatsby, published inis hailed as one of the foremost pieces of American fiction of its is a novel of triumph and tragedy, noted for the remarkable way its author captures a cross-section of American society.

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10 Surprising Facts About the Roaring Twenties Many read Roaring Twenties and picture Gatsby-inspired parties. But what else did the s bring. Some of the revelations, fads, and nuances of this era may surprise you. While the 18th Amendment made the manufacture, import, and sale of beer, wine, and hard liquor illegal, Prohibition [ ].