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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

3,060 words, approx. 11 pages
1920s: the Roaring Twenties Popular histories of the 1920s are filled with dramatic stories of this vibrant decade. According to legend, bold bootleggers made fortunes off the thirsty habits of a nati... Read more
6,620 words, approx. 23 pages
1920s: the Way We Lived The technological advances of the beginning of the century continued to impact lives in the 1920s. Henry Ford (1863–1947) had improved his assembly-line techniques to pr... Read more
4,633 words, approx. 16 pages
1prelude to the 1920s It is tempting to think of the 1920s as a distinct period bordered on one end by World War I (1914–18), the bloody conflict that was supposed to spread democracy across th... Read more
59,543 words, approx. 199 pages
The Bloody Prelude The Era of Silent Cal The Power Age The Tin Lizzy Prohibition Morals and Flappers The First Sexual Revolution Under the Influence of Movies Flagpoles and Fads The Music of Black Am... Read more
32,112 words, approx. 108 pages
The 1920s were known as the Lawless Decade, the Flapper Era, and the Jazz Age. They were a period of extremes— a time of Prohibition, Al Capone, flagpole sitters, and marathon dance contests. Ev... Read more