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The Roaring Twenties

Fashion
90.8k viewsHere's What The Ideal Beauty Standards For Men And Women In The 1920s Looked LikeAmerican fashion in the 1920s helped set men and women free. After decades of conforming to Victorian-era styles, women moved towa...
Culture
1.1k voters30+ Weird Slang Terms From The 20s That Prove Young People Have Always Been DumbThere isn't a whole lot of 1920s slang that's still in circulation in the 21st century. However, there are some pretty cool Roarin...
1920s
62.4k views25 Everyday Items From The 1920s Vs. How They Look TodayA lot can happen in a century. As trends and ideas have gone in various directions over the past 10 decades, so has culture, langu...
Culture
28.2k viewsHow 'Cuddle Parties' Became The Tinder Of The 1920sLet's cuddle!  In the 1920s, cuddling was a popular social activity with "petting parties" and "snugglepupping" taking place all ...
German
1.9k viewsWhere Did The Weimar Republic's Wild Reputation Come From?Few nations throughout history have gone through as many extreme and rapid changes as Germany in the early 20th century. From the ...
1920s
318 votersThe Greatest Period TV Shows Set During the '20sOh, those Roaring Twenties, offering new heights of fashion and a sense of wild abandon. The best television shows set in the '20s...
History
53.1k views10 Ingenious Ways Booze Was Hidden During ProhibitionMark Twain once said, "It is the prohibition that makes anything precious." The United States learned that lesson the hard way not...
1920s
103 votersHow People In The Roaring Twenties Spent Their Free Time"For the healing of the nations there must be good will and charity, confidence and peace," President Calvin Coolidge declared at ...
History
159.3k viewsThe Most Fascinating and Bizarre Parts of Daily Life in 1920s New York CityLife in the 1920s in New York City was exciting, to say the least. At the beginning of the Jazz Age, people were flush with money,...
1920s
409 votersThe Best 1920s Silent MoviesIf not for the greatest silent movies of the '20s, we wouldn't have the same cinematic knowledge and techniques that we do today. ...