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Travelers, Welcome. The time machine you have now entered is set to only travel into the 1920s. We have constructed a guide of select events, fashion, music and entertainment of the 20s for you. Study this guide so that you are able to blend in with the people of this time period. Good luck and remember history must not be altered. p.s. Push the big red button to begin the 20s guide. The time machine
The rise of the Great Depression. Stock market crashes on black Tuesday, loss is 30 Billion dollars. Ku Klux Klan, unfortunately, is at its peak with about 5 million members. Urban areas held liberal views of drugs, alcohol, sex, and homosexuality. Automobile, radio, movie, an chemical industries become very popular. Henry Ford will sell 15 million model ts, this will contribute to gas stations and the oil industry. The very popular character Poohbear and books will be published in 1926.
Fitzgerald was born is St. Paul Minnesota on September 24, 1896 Attended Nardin Academy in Buffalo, New York and then when he moved back to Minnesota he attended St. Paul Academy. Wrote his lyrics and script for Princeton Triangle Club. Joined the army in 1917 became second Lieutenant and wrote The Romantic Egotist. His writing genera is Literary Fiction. His Debut Work is This Side of Paradise.
A lot of the famous criminals we know today débuted in the 1920s and 30s. Bootleggers, mobsters and bank robbers were the most popular criminal acts. One of the most know mobster killings is the St. Valentines Day massacre. Also probation was invented and enforced by the law for criminals. Bonnie and Clyde Al Capone
In the 1920s, African American literature, art, music, dance, and social commentary began to flourish in Harlem, New York City. This African American cultural movement became known as the Harlem Renaissance. What contributed greatly to the development of the Harlem Renaissance was the African American urban migration. Also trends toward experimentation throughout the country, and the rise of radical African American intellectuals had an impact to the movement.
Men wore outfits that made them appear more youthf ul and athleti c. Suits veered toward s a more slende r and boyish look. Women went for a more masculi ne look. Hair was in bob and flat chest an hips were in also. Short skirts began to make their way into the fashion world.