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Ch 12: McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 12: Politics of the Roaring 20s

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The Politics of the Roaring 20s chapter of this McDougal Littell The Americans textbook companion course helps students learn the essential American history lessons of the politics of the Roaring 20s. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Politics of the Roaring 20s textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the McDougal Littell The Americans Politics of the Roaring 20s chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the 1920s politics topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The Red Scare
  • The Ku Klux Klan, eugenics and nativism in the 1920s
  • The labor movement and strikes
  • American political transitions and scandals of the Roaring 20s
  • Consumerism, the stock market and economic changes

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4 Lessons in Chapter 12: McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 12: Politics of the Roaring 20s
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The Red Scare of the 1920s: Definition, Summary & Causes

1. 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.

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

2. 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.

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

3. 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.

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

4. 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.

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