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1920 Cultural Changes
Gangsters are a member of a criminal gang or an organization. The public feared the gangsters because they manipulated the rich and poor for money. They were able to get alcohol illegally to people and they increased crime and violence.
The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned in the 1920's. The Harlem Renaissance mostly consisted of African Americans. It rose awareness of racial integration and there was a burst of stereotype of African Americans. They also had an influence in national politics and gained attention of whites.
Al Capone, to the right, was a foumous Gangster along with George Moran, Albert Anselmi, and Tony Accardo.

Flappers were a "new breed" of young western women in the 1920's who acted and dressed differently than other women. They expressed the liberation won by earlier feminist and they were very social. There were a high rise in cultural change in women because the Flappers would affect the young women in the society.
Jazz Era
Famous People Involved
Langston Hughes was one of the many famous poets during the Harlem Renaissance. Zora Neale Hurston was a famous author during the Harlem Renaissance.
Famous People
The Jazz Era was a cultural movement that consisted of mostly African Americans when Jazz and Dance became popular. Jazz, poetry, fashion, and industries stormed in the U.S. Racial tension went up during the Jazz Era. The African Americans and middle class Whites were involved in the Jazz Era. It introduced the drum set and radio along with many other instruments.
The Jazz Era had many musicians and singers. Louis Armstrong was a musician who played the trumpet, Billie Holiday was a singer, Kid Ory was a musician who played the trombone, and Bessi Smith was a singer. All of these people were just four of the many musicians and singers during the Jazz Era.

1920's Gangsters
Harlem Renaissance
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