About This Chapter
Who's it for?
This unit of our AP European History Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the 1920s and 1930s. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the interwar years. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about Western culture, economics and society between World War I and World War II.
- Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
- Homeschool parents who need a history curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
- Gifted students and students with learning differences.
How it works:
- Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
- Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
- Short quizzes and a 1920s and 1930s unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.
1920s and 1930s Unit Objectives:
- Understand the strengths and weaknesses of the Weimar Republic in Germany.
- Discuss the causes and consequences of the Great Depression.
- Explore the literature and music of the Jazz Age.
1. The Interwar Years: Timeline, Society & Economies
The interwar years between the two World Wars was a period of many changes. Explore the timeline of 1918 to 1939, and examine the societal and economic experiences during the Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, and rise of fascism.
2. The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse
The Weimar Republic in Germany sought to create what its leaders felt was the best possible democracy in the early 1900s. Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of the German Republic in Weimar, how fighting with communists in Berlin led the centrist nationalists to declare the republic and its collapse under Hitler.
3. The Great Depression: Timeline, Causes & Impact
The Great Depression in America followed the collapse of Wall Street in 1929. Explore the timeline of this economic decline, risky financial practices that caused it, and the aftermath that followed it, including the social and economic impacts.
4. The Jazz Age: Developments in Music and Literature
The Jazz Age developed during the 1920s, which was one of the most prosperous times in the United States. Study the background of the Jazz Age, and learn about the developments of music and literature during this time.
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