The 1920's, the era in which The Great Gatsby was written, was a time of great change in our nation. It was a time of conservatism and great social change. From the world of fashion to the world to politics, forces clashed to produce the most explosive decade of the century. That's why it was called "The Roaring 20's". It greatly influenced the writing of F.Scott Fitzgerald. Let's explore that world.
Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, movie stars