Ch 15: GACE Early Childhood Education: Roaring 20s & The Great Depression

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Let us help you dust off your knowledge of American life in the 1920s and reexamine the causes and impact of the Great Depression. Our videos and quizzes may aid you in answering questions on this era when you take the GACE Early Childhood Education exam.

GACE Early Childhood Education: Roaring 20s & The Great Depression - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to review information about American popular culture during the 1920s as well as what led up to the economic depression of the 1930s. You should be prepared to answer GACE Early Childhood Education exam questions on the following topics after watching our videos:

  • Exploring art, literature and popular culture in 1920s America
  • Looking at the contributions of the artists, poets, authors and musicians of the Harlem Renaissance
  • Examining the 1929 stock market crash and other contributing factors to the Great Depression
  • Describing American life during the Great Depression
  • Analyzing Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal programs

These lessons offer a good opportunity to revive your understanding of these years in American history, offering solid overviews of topics you may not have encountered since high school. These GACE preparation lessons can be studied anywhere you have access to the Internet, and you can take all the time you require for review.

Objectives of the GACE Early Childhood Education: Roaring 20s & The Great Depression Chapter

In Georgia, passing the GACE Early Childhood Education exam is required for certification to teach at this level. The exam is divided into two tests, and the questions on the Roaring 20s and the Great Depression are on Test I, in the social studies subarea. This subarea comprises 25% of Test I.

The questions in this subarea area are multiple-choice. Some stand alone, but others require that you read a passage and answer several related questions. Each of our lessons contains a brief quiz that offers good practice in answering questions in this format. The quizzes also let you gauge your knowledge of the subject.

6 Lessons in Chapter 15: GACE Early Childhood Education: Roaring 20s & The Great Depression
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American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s

1. 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.

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

2. 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 Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes

3. The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes

October 29, 1929, marked the beginning of the Great Depression in the United States. Learn about this event, including the factors that contributed to the collapse of the American economy.

America During the Great Depression: The Dust Bowl, Unemployment & Cultural Issues

4. America During the Great Depression: The Dust Bowl, Unemployment & Cultural Issues

The Great Depression was a period of economic hardship for a majority of Americans. Learn about the devastating conditions created by the Depression and the American response to the tragedy.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

5. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

President Franklin Roosevelt's first New Deal program represented an aggressive legislative campaign to relieve American suffering and end the Great Depression. Learn more about the first 100 days of the New Deal.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

6. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

President Franklin Roosevelt's second New Deal represented a more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression. Learn more about the program, including its legislation and legacy.

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