06 Boom to Bust - 18th amendment had made alcohol illegal...

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-18th amendmenthad made alcohol illegal-Still, it was sold “behind closed doors” and prohibition was barely enforced-Gangs would fight over liquor-The behavior towards prohibition symbolized the 20’s well because people were “crossing the line”-Broadway-Idea to embrace the “new” came from WWI-New York - skyscrapers-More people live in urban areas than rural-Wall Street: working on wall street was the American Dream-Number of billionaires jumps 400%-Families had many maids-Almost everyone had a boat-Harlemwas the hub of jazzmusic-It was also known for its social, political, and economic atmosphere-The Harlem Renaissance:-“Harlem was like the end of the line to the promised land”-White people would advertise black contributions-People took pride in being black-New York Lower East Side:-Popular for European immigrants-Woman from Ukraine explains how father worked at hat factory and only paid 12 cents a day for a pretty good lunch-Change was centered in the city-

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