The Roaring Twenties: Homeschool Assignment

Instructor: Megan Sarkisian
After learning about the events of the Roaring Twenties, students are asked the choose three events during the period that changed the United States both socially and culturally. Using their selected events, students discuss how each one brought about changes that impacted the interactions of different social and cultural groups.

Assignment Instructions for Students

After World War I, American culture went through a radical change. Known as the ''Roaring Twenties,'' this decade brought not only celebrated new music and literature, but also political scandal and deadly nativism. For this assignment, choose three events of the Roaring Twenties that changed the social and cultural fabric of the U.S.; be sure to explain how and why these events had such an impact. In particular, how did these changes impact how different groups (such as men and women, African Americans and white Americans, etc.) interacted with each other?

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