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Biggest Events and People of the American 1920s

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Most memorable and influential people and events from the Roaring Twenties

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Baseball, Babe Ruth Report Abuse
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Charles Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic Report Abuse
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Sexual Revolution Report Abuse
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Women began wearing revealing swimwear Report Abuse
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The Red Scare Report Abuse
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Warner Brothers produced the first movie with a soundtrack Report Abuse
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Movies/movie stars came to the fore Report Abuse
This was indicative of the carefree lifestyle, and America's fascination continues today.
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H.L. Mencken Report Abuse
He set a precedent for satirical and cynical journalism.
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KKK Report Abuse
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Jazz music Report Abuse
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The Foursquare Church was established Report Abuse
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Gertrude Stein and the "Lost Generation" Report Abuse
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J. Edgar Hoover Report Abuse
He was the most powerful president, and he ignored economists who predicted the stock market crash.
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Black Tuesday Report Abuse
This was the most devastating stock market crash in American history and shaped the country for many years later.
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Prohibition Report Abuse
This spanned the entire decade and is the biggest example of how this society longed to return to an age of innocence.
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The Scopes Trial Report Abuse
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The Harlem Renaissance Report Abuse
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Immigration Act of 1924 was passed Report Abuse
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Coolidge used Hollywood for election support Report Abuse
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NAACP established Report Abuse
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