Ch 8: Chapter 8: The Roaring Twenties - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present

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The The Roaring Twenties chapter of this Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about life in the United States in the 1920s.

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  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the The Roaring Twenties chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the social studies concepts you need to learn or review.
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  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the social studies topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • 1920s economics in the U.S.
  • Beginnings of commercial flight and Charles Lindbergh
  • Impact of the end of the WWI on American farmers
  • Eugene McCarthy and the Red Scare
  • Popular culture in the 1920s and the Jazz Age

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6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Chapter 8: The Roaring Twenties - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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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.

Charles Lindbergh & Airlines in the 1920s

2. Charles Lindbergh & Airlines in the 1920s

Believe it or not, the air used to fill birthday balloons was once a strategic resource on par with oil or uranium. This lesson starts with Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic and ends with the establishment of long-range airlines.

The Farm Crisis of the 1920s

3. The Farm Crisis of the 1920s

While World War I may have been a victory for the Allies and United States, it ultimately would be a defeat for many American farmers. This lesson explains the farm crisis that began as many veterans returned to the fields.

The Red Scare of the 1920s: Definition, Summary & Causes

4. The Red Scare of the 1920s: Definition, Summary & Causes

The Red Scare of the early 1920s would not be the last. During this time, post-WWI America felt vulnerable and turned its fear on a perceived leftist or 'Red' threat. This lesson will help you to develop an understanding of the Red Scare of the 1920s.

American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s

5. American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s

In this lesson, we will examine the art, literature and popular culture associated with the 1920s. We will identify several key terms and figures related to the culture of the period, and understand them in historical context.

The Harlem Renaissance: Novels and Poetry from the Jazz Age

6. The Harlem Renaissance: Novels and Poetry from the Jazz Age

The Harlem Renaissance was a movement in the 1920s and 1930s during which there was an explosion of African-American art and literature. This lesson looks at the themes, causes, and important figures of the Harlem Renaissance.

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