Causes and Features of the Twenties

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Less respect for authority - Prohibition meant many Americans ended up breaking the law becase they wanted to drink alcohol. This added to the feeling of freedom and wildness.

More money- Most people could afford to spend some money on small luxuries, often for the first time ever.

Music - The jazz music of black musicians became a craze across the nation, more conservative Americans hated it.

Glamour and Excitement - Hollywood movies were all about glamour and excitement. They…


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