The Roaring Twenties, also known as The Jazz Age took place during Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. In the twenties, many events took place. These include parties, the beginning of jazz music, many performers in music, and a big era for American history.
In this time period, one important aspect was that prohibition went into effect, which made the sale, transport, and manufacture of alcohol illegal. The speakeasies became popular places where people went to hang out in order to drink alcohol illegally. Jazz started to sweep the nation in the twenties. The boom in the radio broadcasting was brought into American homes (Benson 2). Another big event in the twenties was the movie industry (Benson 2). Young