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Ch 33: AEPA: The Roaring 20s in America

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The AEPA: Middle Grades Social Science has been replaced with the NES: Middle Grades Social Science. With the lessons in this chapter, improve your understanding of the events that defined American life in the 1920's as you prepare for this certification exam.

AEPA: The Roaring 20s in America - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you understand the events that influenced life in the United States during the era known as the Roaring 20s. Follow along with our professional instructors in this series of short, engaging lesson videos as they discuss the political, economic and cultural situation of this era. After watching these lessons, you should have a better understanding of the following:

  • Economic shift from war time to peace time
  • Rise of consumerism and the stock market
  • Political shift to conservative politics and corruption in Washington
  • Prohibition movement and the results of Prohibition
  • Art, literature and music of the era
  • Eugenics and nativism

These lessons are mobile-device friendly so your studies are not restricted to your time at your computer. After completing these lessons, test your understanding of them by taking the self-assessment quizzes. Use the results from these assessments to find topics you haven't mastered, then return to these topics in the lessons via the timeline's video tags to fortify your mastery of them.

AEPA: The Roaring 20s in America Objectives

The state of Arizona administers the National Evaluation Series (NES): Middle Grades Social Science to assess the competency of future middle-grades teachers wanting to teach the social sciences. This computer-based certification exam asks test-takers to complete 150 multiple-choice questions in a three-hour testing session. On test day, expect 50% of these questions to assess your knowledge of historical facts, including those about the events of the Roaring 20s.

5 Lessons in Chapter 33: AEPA: The Roaring 20s in America
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American Economy in the 1920s: Consumerism, Stock Market & Economic Shift

1. American Economy in the 1920s: Consumerism, Stock Market & Economic Shift

In this lesson we will learn about the American economy throughout the 1920s. We will explore the role of consumerism and the stock market during this time, and we will learn how the prosperity of the decade came to a crashing halt.

American Politics in the 1920s: Transition, Corruption & the Teapot Dome Scandal

2. American Politics in the 1920s: Transition, Corruption & the Teapot Dome Scandal

Americans looked forward to the start of a new decade in 1920. They also looked for a president that would ease their fears and return the nation to 'normal,' but big business and corruption would come to symbolize politics of the decade.

Prohibition of the 1920s: Definition, 18th Amendment & Results

3. Prohibition of the 1920s: Definition, 18th Amendment & Results

The 18th Amendment outlawed all alcohol in the United States. The prohibition era defined a decade and the people of a modernizing America. In this lesson, develop an understanding of prohibition and the 18th Amendment.

Art and Culture of the Harlem Renaissance: Artists, Poets, Authors & Music

4. Art and Culture of the Harlem Renaissance: Artists, Poets, Authors & Music

In this lesson, we will learn about an artistic and intellectual movement called the Harlem Renaissance. We will identify the major figures associated with the movement and identify their contributions.

The Ku Klux Klan, Eugenics and Nativism: Definition, Movement & Social Reactions

5. The Ku Klux Klan, Eugenics and Nativism: Definition, Movement & Social Reactions

The decade of the 1920s saw older, traditional values of American society challenged by the rapidly changing Modern Age. Elements of the nation reacted to such change with fear. Develop an understanding of the reborn Ku Klux Klan, the eugenics movement and nativist sentiments of the 1920s.

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