The 1920s: Behind The Glitter

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The 1920: Behind the glitter Although there were many up sides to the Roaring 20s, such as flappers and jazz, higher levels of education and cultural movements such as the Harlem renaissance and the “New Women”. The 1920 however also hosted many negative things such as Prohibition, Fundamentalism and the corruption within the government. And although there were many positive things make it easy to overlook these blemishes it is necessary to acknowledge that, the 1920s were also a time of strife for many Americans To begin prohibition is often looked back as a very ineffective policy and an often misconception is that it increased this was not the case, according to the national bureau of economic research the level of consumption only reduced

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