Women called flappers wore their hair in short bobs and short and loose dresses that reached their knees that others found scandalous. Their jewelry was gaudy and loose fitting too. Men’s formal became less formal and baggier, they wore fedoras and tweed driving caps.
During this time, the federal government put out a law to prohibit people from drinking alcohol using the 18th amendment. It did not work out well because of speakeasies and bootleggers.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Crime Bosses like the mafia rose to power during prohibition and used alcohol as a way to get money by selling it to rich people. This caused a problem since no body wanted to stop them and removed the 18th amendment, which is now the 21st amendment.
Music during this time was jazz. It was a cultural period that expressed mostly African-American art and cultural. Jazz soon began going to the white middle class making it spread positively more.
He was a known writer during the Jazz age. He had a wife named Zelda, she was also a poet and they together had a child named Francis. ‘The Great Gatsby’ was one of his greatest works.
The lifestyle in the 20s changed politically, artistically, socially and culturally.People’s lives became more easier because of technologies, more Americans lived in cities now instead of rural areas. African-Americans and women were able to vote.