Deron Speakeasier & Jazz Age
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Jazz Music and Musicians in 1920
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Primary Source #1: The 18th Amendment

Primary Source #1: The 18th Amendment | Deron Speakeasier & Jazz Age | Scoop.it

Annotation; This document is the 18th amendment to the constitution.It has three sections. It passed on January 16th, 1919. Section 1 talks about how you cant buy sell or make liquor in the US

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PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Jazz Exchange - Speakeasies

PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Jazz Exchange - Speakeasies | Deron Speakeasier & Jazz Age | Scoop.it

The growth of the speakeasies had tremendous ramifications for the development of Jazz. As the critic Gary Gibbins explained, in 1920, the thing that could have happened for jazz, they passed the most idiotic law in the history of the United Sates, prohibition...Well, from a handful of saloons around the country, you now have thousands and thousands of speakeasies.

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Night Lights Classic Jazz - Indiana Public Media | The Big Speakeasy: Jazz And Prohibition

Night Lights Classic Jazz - Indiana Public Media | The Big Speakeasy:  Jazz And Prohibition | Deron Speakeasier & Jazz Age | Scoop.it

ON Janurary 16, 1920, alcohol became illegal in the United States of America. Tnhe same year, Mamie Smioth recored Crazy Blues, which would sell a million copies and help pave the way for the music-media explosion of the 1920s

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The Rise of Speakeasies

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In addition to speakeasies, the American populous also came up with inovative ways to circumuent the law. They use hip flasks, false books, coconut shells, hot waterbottles and garden hoses to transport illegal liquor. People also stored the contraband in prams with babies perched on top and in carpenters aprons with big fat pockets.

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