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Ch 47: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Roaring 20s

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Watch this chapter's short video lessons to find out what 1920's history topics could be covered on the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam. Instructors discuss topics ranging from the Great Migration and the Teapot Dome Scandal to 1920s pop culture and the Red Scare.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Roaring 20s - Chapter Summary

Refresh your memory of significant political, economic and cultural events defining this decade in American history with our entertaining video lessons. We'll help you get ready for OAE Integrated Social Studies exam questions on the following topics:

  • American culture and politics in the 1920s
  • The 1920s economy
  • The Great Migration
  • Prohibition and the 18th Amendment
  • The rise of organized crime
  • Art, literature and pop culture
  • The Harlem Renaissance
  • Eugenics and nativism
  • The Red Scare

These self-paced video lessons and quizzes could prove to be a valuable test-prep resource, especially if you have limited time for studying. Select lessons on the topics you need to brush up on, and track your course progress with multiple-choice lesson and chapter quizzes.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Roaring 20s Chapter Objectives

The topics you review in this chapter can be used to successfully answer U.S. history questions covering key developments during the 1920s, including Prohibition, the Harlem Renaissance, immigration legislation, the emergence of the Ku Klux Klan and the Red Scare. Responses to these and other U.S. history questions account for around 25% of your test score. There are 150 multiple-choice questions in all. Test-takers who pass the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam can qualify for an Ohio teaching license in this subject area.

10 Lessons in Chapter 47: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Roaring 20s
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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 Economy in the 1920s: Consumerism, Stock Market & Economic Shift

2. 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.

The Great Migration: Definition & Causes

3. The Great Migration: Definition & Causes

The economic conditions of World War I led to a massive movement of African Americans from the South to the North, known as the Great Migration. Examine the causes and effects of this phenomenon.

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.

Prohibition of the 1920s: Definition, 18th Amendment & Results

5. Prohibition of the 1920s: Definition, 18th Amendment & Results

The 18th Amendment outlawed all alcohol in the United States. The prohibition era defined a decade and the people of a modernizing America. In this lesson, develop an understanding of prohibition and the 18th Amendment.

American Organized Crime of the 1920s

6. American Organized Crime of the 1920s

In this lesson, we will learn about American organized crime during the 1920s. We will explore what brought about increased organized crime during this time, and we will identify the key figures and events associated with this theme.

American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s

7. 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

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

9. 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.

The Red Scare of the 1920s: Definition, Summary & Causes

10. 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.

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