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The great Gatsby
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18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits the sale of alcholic beverages
19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives women the right to vote.
Hebert Hoover was nominated for President.
Unied States enters WWI
First Miss America Pageant held in Atlantic City, NJ
John Scopes convicted for teaching evolution "in trial of the century"
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
First Radio Broadcast station KDKA, opens in Pittsburgh.
40.000 members of the Ku Klux Klan march on Washington
Flapper dress introduced - it featured a drop waist or no waist at all.
World war I ends.
Shoeless Joe Jackson and seven other Chicago White Sox players indicted for conspiring with gamblers to throw the 1919 world series
Fasion designer Gabriella "CoCo" Chanel returns from a cruise with a suntan. Her bronzed loo starts the sunbathing fashion.
Charles Lindbergh makes first solo flight across the Atlantic.
First Academy Awards ceremony held - movie WINGS wins best picture.
Stock Market crashes - "Black tuesday" is labeled.
Ford Motor Company begins paying $6 a day and estableshes the 40 hour work week.
First book of Crossword puzzles published and a new mania begins.
T.S. Eliot published The wasteland and James Joyce published Ulysses.
First talking movie - The jazz singer starring Al Jolson opens.
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