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The Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Ages and the Age of Paranoia Essay

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In the 1920’s there were many name like the roaring twenties, the jazz age, and age of paranoia. Flappers and bootleggers were found at this time. They smuggled rum in small flasks inside their boots; this is where they get the name bootleggers from. All of the men who smuggled the rum in their boots had a run-in with the cops; this is how the sport NASCAR came around. Flappers were women who cut their hair short and wear skirts about their knees. The well known things of the 1920s were the roaring twenties, the jazz age, and the age of paranoia.

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The roaring twenties http://www.thegreatdepressioncauses.com/causes.html The great depression was a major part of the Roaring twenties. When the stock market crashed in
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3rd topic
During the age of paranoia 1920s, the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was started back in a church by a pastor; the KKK was first found in 1866, and settled down in 1890s. The name of the KKK was derived from the Greek word kyklos, which means "circle." Also, part of the Paranoia was two Italians, Sacco and Vanzetti they were convicted of robbery and murder; they were the main people accused because there was not from American. However the final time in court they were rejected and sentenced to death. Most people feared the unknown, but we should not be judged by the color of our skin but by the content of our characters (doc. Martin Luther King Jr. I have a dream speech). It was not fair for people to falsely accuse Sacco and Vanzetti, just because of there race and there different skin color. Furthermore, the Emergency Quota Act (EQA) also known as Emergency Immigration Act of 1921, this act was put in place since they wanted to limited the numbers of immigrants who would be admitted from any country annually to 3% (but soon the act dropped 1%) of the number of residents from that same country who lived in the United States (http://www.princeton.edu/). The age of paranoia was a respectable name from this event because the paranoia was the fear of the unknown. They fear the unknown for the reason that they did not know what to except next and how to
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