Roaring Twenties, the

Roaring Twenties, the

the 1920s decade of the Jazz Age and the boom years before the depression. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 515]
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he uper the 18 mas Inspired by the roaring twenties, the range has been hand-beaded for a nod to the flapper style we all know and love.
Beginning with lifestyle changes brought about by inventions such as the electric light, automobile, airplane, and moving pictures and concluding with a look at what lies ahead in the 21st century, the video set devotes roughly 45 minutes a segment to highlights and low-lights of the past 100 years: World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Depression, World War II, the postwar boom and the rebuilding of Europe, McCarthyism, the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, Watergate, the turbulent 1960s and 1970s, the collapse of communism, and the boom-time 1990s.
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