Interesting facts about dating in the 1920s joel madden and hillary duff dating

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How did all those single women, suddenly free to venture out with men they weren't married/engaged to, manage their lives?Here's a look at some of the biggest cultural events that shaped dating in the Gatsby-era.

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Call it Gatsby Fever if you like, but there's no stopping it these days -- from the lavish theme parties to the art deco weddings to themed dinner soirees, our interest in the Roaring '20s is reaching full-blown-obsession status.

But what was life really like for young people in the '20s, the decade that ushered in years of sustained economic growth (up until the last year, anyway), the women's liberation movement, Amelia Earhart and the birth of dating?

In 1919, Prohibition began with the passage of the 18th Amendment, and lasted until its repeal in 1933.

As anyone who's ever watched a '20s movie knows, this in no way stopped young people from drinking.

Young couples snuck off to underground speakeasys and both women and men carried concealed flasks, filled to fuel the night's escapades.

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