Corpus ID: 163786800

The Historical Background of the Roaring Twenties

  title={The Historical Background of the Roaring Twenties},
  author={J. Rubio and A. Daniel},
  • J. Rubio, A. Daniel
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • he decade between the end of the Great War (1919) and the beginning of the Great Depression (1929) occupies a special place in the American imagination. Mention of it is likely to conjure up the image of a pleasure-seeking, iconoclastic society. The image includes flappers dancing Charleston, affluent young men racing around in sleek roadsters, and jazz musicians performing in clubs or speakeasies in which booze flowed freely despite prohibition.