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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a 1920s in America unit of a standard American history course. Topics covered include:
- American politics in the 1920s
- Art and culture of the Harlem Renaissance
- The Ku Klux Klan and social reactions
- The Teapot Dome scandal
- The Scopes Trial and the Scottsboro Trials
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.
2. 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.
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.
4. 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.
5. The Scopes Trial and Scottsboro Trials: Summaries & Significance
In this lesson, we will examine two important legal cases: the Scopes 'Monkey' Trial and the Scottsboro Trials. We will highlight the events surrounding the cases, and explore the impact they had on American society.
6. Babe Ruth: Biography, Quotes & Death
Did you ever wonder how Babe Ruth earned his nickname? In this lesson, we will explore the life and achievements of Babe Ruth. Learn about how he started his career as a baseball player, his death, and read some of his famous quotes.
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