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Fact or Fiction: The Lost Generation
by Staff
They came of age during World War I, created the Jazz Age and made it through the Great Depression. But you don't need to know the Charleston to know the Lost Generation. Take this quiz to find out what the hype's about! (Dancing shoes are optional.)

Tanks, machine guns and airplanes were new technologies in World War I.

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The Lost Generation advocated Prohibition.

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After the Great War, rural America flourished.

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The wave of immigrants to the United States had no effect on this generation.

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Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald were two of the major authors of this time period.

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A offhand remark by an auto mechanic helped name this generation.

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The disillusionment and cynicism of the Lost Generation is comparative to today's Generation X.

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When the Lost Generation was born, the government started regulating mind-altering drugs like cocaine and heroin.

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Women of the Lost Generation were among the first allowed to vote in the United States.

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Paris became the headquarters for the Lost Generation's literary elite.

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