Ch 8: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Missouri & US History 1918-1945

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In preparation for the MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test, study this chapter on Missouri and U.S. history from 1918 to 1945. When you've finished each lesson, you can take one of our multiple-choice quizzes for more practice.

MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Missouri & US History 1918-1945 - Chapter Summary

Through this chapter, develop a clear understanding of material that may appear on the MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test. Engaging lessons will illustrate essential information about Missouri and U.S. history from 1918 to 1945. The lessons in this chapter will cover information like:

  • The farm crisis of the 1920s
  • American culture, economy and politics during the 1920s
  • African-American movements in the 1920s
  • The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt's First and Second New Deals
  • The home front during WWII
  • Biographies of Charles Lindbergh and Harry S. Truman

Use this chapter to prepare for questions about Missouri and U.S. history from 1918 to 1945 on MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test. Informative lessons take you through the most important information on this subject. After each lesson, you can continue to prepare for exam day by taking a practice quiz.

12 Lessons in Chapter 8: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Missouri & US History 1918-1945
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The Farm Crisis of the 1920s

1. 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.

1920s American Culture: City Life & Values

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

3. 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.

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

4. 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.

African-American Movements & Politics of the 1920s

5. African-American Movements & Politics of the 1920s

This lesson explores the African American movement of the 1920s. It also highlights the horrific Red Summer, while defining the New Negro, the Back to Africa movement, and the Harlem Renaissance.

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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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.

The United States During WWII: The Home Front

10. The United States During WWII: The Home Front

When the United States entered World War II in December 1941, life changed almost overnight for those on the battle front and on the home front. Learn about the war's dramatic and lasting effects on American government, economy and society.

Charles Lindbergh: Biography, Flight & Kidnapping

11. Charles Lindbergh: Biography, Flight & Kidnapping

Learn about Charles Lindbergh, what made him famous, and why he dominated the American public's attention for an entire decade of the 20th century. Then test your new knowledge with a quiz.

Harry S. Truman: Biography, Facts & Quotes

12. Harry S. Truman: Biography, Facts & Quotes

Harry S. Truman was a colorful, profane, and brutally honest man. He also happened to be the 33rd President of the United States. So, who was this plain and simple man from Independence, Mo.? This lesson will cover Truman's early life, political career, and elevation to the presidency during World War II.

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