Ch 19: The 1920s & 1930s: AP European History Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The 1920s and 1930s chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the years between world wars in Europe and the United States including the Jazz Age and Great Depression in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the 1920s and 1930s chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

DayTopicsKey Terms and Concepts Covered
MondayThe interwar yearsBrief history of the years between World War I and II, including economic and social conditions in America and Western Europe
TuesdayThe Weimar Republic in GermanySuccesses, failures and end of the Weimar Republic
WednesdayThe Rise of HitlerCauses and conditions that brought Adolph Hitler to power
ThursdayThe Great Depression Causes, consequences and historical timeline of the Great Depression
FridayThe Jazz Age Music and literary developments of the 1920s

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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