From 1925, the public passionately embraced the styles associated with the Roaring Twenties.
These styles continue to characterize fashion until 1932.
Sarnoff became the most powerful figure in the communications and media industries.
He claimed to have scooped the world on the disaster, staying at his telegraph key for 72 hours.
Such phenomena as hooking up and lavaliering are widely prominent among university and college students.
The changing of sexual mores and gender roles marked a sharp separation from the Victorian past. Before the start of World War I, the Gibson Girl was the rage.The attrition rate in the trenches left few with the hope that they would survive long enough to return home.The 1920s is the decade in which fashion entered the modern era.It was the decade in which women first abandoned the more restricting fashions of past years and began to wear more comfortable clothes (such as short skirts or trousers).Prohibition made alcohol illegal, while wild speculation in the stock market, along with unhealthy corporate structures, ensured the decade's relative prosperity would end in a Great Crash.Jazz and tabloid journalism charted a new era of sensationalism focusing on sex and crime.After World War One, the United States entered a prosperous era and, as a result of its role in the war, came out onto the world stage.Social customs and morals were relaxed in the optimism brought on by the end of the war and the booming of the stock market.Profound cultural and social conflict marked the years of the 1920s.New cultural attitudes towards race, immigration and evolution, along with changes in the social fabric, pitted the new cosmopolitan culture against more traditional and conservative ideals.