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The twenties were the years when drinking was against the law, and the law was a bad joke because everyone knew of a local bar where liquor could be had. They were the years when organized crime ruled the cities, and the police seemed powerless to do anything against it. Classical music was forgotten while jazz spread throughout the land, and men like Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie became the heroes of the young. The flapper was born in the twenties, and with her bobbed hair and short skirts, she symbolized, perhaps more than anyone or anything else, America's break with the past.

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gwakohenry09

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Answered Jun 01, 2020

Non-adherence to the rule of law was the order of the twenties. For instance, though illegal, atleast people knew where they could access drinks. In as much as police were mandated to keep crimes out of streets, organized crime syndicates still controlled the cities. in addition to knew fashion being introduced the era was also characterized with a clear transition to jazz music with the young people idolizing musicians like Count Basie (Yancey 1989, p.25) English Supplemental Guide.

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pollywaru

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Answered Nov 28, 2017

According to Yancey (1989), it was against the law to drink alcohol in the twenties, however everyone new local bars where liquor could be had. Organized crime ruled the cite at the time and the police were powerless to do anything. Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie became you people, heroes, jazz spread throughout the land, while music was forgotten. American breaks with the past in the twenties introduction of flappers bobbed hair, and short skirts symbolized a new era.

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John Adney

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Answered Nov 28, 2017

According to Yancey(1989), it was against the law to drink alcohol in the twenties, however everyone new local bars where liquor could be had. Organised crime ruled the cite at the time and the police were powerless to do anything. Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, and Count Basie became you people, heroes, jazz spread throughout the land, while music was forgotten. American breaks with the past in the twenties introductionsof flappers bobbed hair, and short skirts symbolized a new era.

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