One of the most important factors in the success of industry was government policy. Fitzgerald utilizes the character of Owl Eyes and the billboard of Dr. Many families were buying automobiles, new appliances, jazz music was emerging and the overall happiness of individuals reached a new high.
There were many changes that took place in the s, and many people were influenced by these changes.
These people had negative opinions about the music, and saw it as a, "cause of loosening morals and frightening dislocation". From inflated economics to unprecedented invention, forces collided to produce the most explosive decade of the century.
Women were granted more freedom, the right to vote, changed their physical appearance, and focused on materialistic goals instead of moral values. The effects of buying on credit and margin would soon jeopardize and manifest the lives of essentially every American.
It was also a decade of Prohibition, led by the Volstead Act in Perhaps that is the nature of things; what goes up, must come down. The average wage for an American was five times more than the average workers wage in Europe.
This resentment towards prohibition was due to the fact that it banned a practice that was acceptable in their own cultures. The decade known as the Roaring Twenties ceased as the fall of the Stock Market began in It was a mechanical brilliant age as advancements, for example, the radio, vehicles, aeronautics, phone, and the force network were sent and embraced.