The Boom In The 1920s

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People buying TVs, radios a whole new area in advertisement were established. New fashion styles were shown on TV and goods were advertised over radio or in huge posters standing at the sides of highways. The advertisement stimulated the minds, so that people would buy more goods. But not only advertisement experienced a huge change, also the social life underwent a changes. Hollywood became famous during that time, people went to the cinemas. The today worldwide known movie studio Warner Brothers was founded during that time making movies that are still well known, one of the is the cartoon Bugs Bunny. Another well known film studio established during that time to, 20th Century Fox. In the 1920 at that time little film studio Columbia instituted itself. California with its months of sunshine was perfect for filming. Hollywood films entertained the world and by 1930 over 80 million tickets were sold a week. New stars were born like Charlie Chaplin or Rudolf Valentino. At the same time Jazz clubs were opened. Though there was a problem with the establishment of Jazz Club. Prohibition, made it illegal to manufacture, sell or transport alcohol. Gangsters like Al Capone made a fortune by smuggling liquor and bribing police enforcements making them “look away”. At the same time as Al Capone earned all his money, Louis Armstrong celebrated his most successful years. The 1920s were the Jazz years
But people didn’t always have enough money, that’s when banks played their part. They loaned money, gave credits to the people that wanted to invest in shares. Because at the time America had a booming economy it had a reflection on the Wall Street. The shares were rising constantly so people started investing their money and sometimes making a little fortune out of them. People would start speculating and buying more shares, this would later become America’s death sentence concern View More »

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