Wikipedia Tour: The Roaring 20s
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The Jazz Age: It is a period that instantly evokes speakeasies, flappers, gangsters, and jazz. In America the 1920s were years marked by conspicuous consumption and more than a drop of illegal liquor, and you can explore the iconic people, trends, and events of that uniquely raucous decade with our Wikipedia Tour of the Roaring 20s. Here F. Scott Fitzgerald sits alongside Babe Ruth and Dizzy Gillespie, while speakeasies sell bathtub booze and women assert new levels of independence. Eliot Ness endlessly pursues Al Capone and a literary renaissance blossoms in Harlem, while Lindbergh and Earhart take to the skies. You get the picture.
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Welcome to our _Wikipedia Tour: The Roaring 20s_. Each day we’ll send you a link to a new article about the 1920s on Wikipedia. The introduction to each day’s article is included in the installment so you can choose to read just the introduction or the full article.
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