The "Roaring Twenties"
The "Roaring Twenties" were a happy time for most Americans. New sports were enjoyed by many spectators, the list includes golf, polo, and baseball. The new hero of baseball was Babe Ruth who hit 60 Homeruns in 1927. Some other heroes of the 20's were the aviators (pilots of airplanes). One was Charles Lindbergh who, in his plane "The Spirit of St. Louis", was the first man to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. The other aviator was Amelia Earhart who was the first woman to acheive this same feat.
There were two new additions to life in the U.S. one was the addition of sound to movies. The other was credit on this people could buy now and pay later. The new "rage" in music was jazz.
There were two new amendments added to the constitution, one of which was the 18th amendment. This amendment made it illegal to buy sell or make alcohol. However this amendment didn't stop the famous gangster Al Capone who illegally sold alcohol. The other amendment was the 19th which gave women the right to vote.
Unfortunately, the "Roaring Twenties" came to an abrupt halt on October 29, 1929 when the stock markets crashed.
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