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Ch 6: American Culture During the Roaring 20s: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The American Culture During the Roaring 20s chapter of this Post-Civil War U.S. History: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the Roaring 20s. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of this decade in American history.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering material on the U.S. during the 1920s will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the culture of the Roaring 20s. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the social and cultural changes characterizing this decade
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the cultural outlook during the 1920s
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the American Culture During the Roaring 20s chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the American Culture During the Roaring 20s chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any Roaring 20s question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Roaring 20s unit of a standard post-Civil War U.S. history course. Topics covered include:

  • 1920s morality, values and city life
  • Women's lives in the 1920s
  • Art and culture of the Harlem Renaissance
  • Mass media, literature, art and dance of this era

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: American Culture During the Roaring 20s: Help and Review
1920s American Culture: City Life & Values

1. 1920s American Culture: City Life & Values

The 1920s was a time of enormous cultural change. In this lesson, we will examine urban culture during the 1920s. We will compare urban values with those of rural locations and see how urban culture became a symbol of the decade as a whole.

American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s

2. 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

3. 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 New Morality of the 1920s

4. The New Morality of the 1920s

This lesson will focus on the new morality of the 1920s. It will define liberalism and highlight flappers. It will also explore upper and middle-class attitude changes concerning gender, race, and sexuality.

Women in the 1920s

5. Women in the 1920s

This lesson will explore women in the 1920s. It will highlight suffragettes like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul. It will also discuss the life and attitudes of the iconic flappers.

Schools, Media & Culture in the 1920s

6. Schools, Media & Culture in the 1920s

This lesson explores middle and upper class life and culture in the 1920s. It discusses the new morality and how it affected education, business, consumerism, and mass media.

1920s Dances: Styles, Moves & Music

7. 1920s Dances: Styles, Moves & Music

It's an era that changed the face of entertainment. In this lesson, learn about the dance styles, moves, and music of the 1920s. Then take a short quiz to test your knowledge.

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