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Ch 24: The American Journey Chapter 24: The Jazz Age

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The Jazz Age chapter of this Glencoe The American Journey Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the Jazz Age. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Jazz Age textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Jazz Age chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the Jazz Age 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:

  • What caused the 1920's Red Scare
  • Change, dishonesty, and scandal in 1920's politics
  • Changes to the American economy in the 1920's
  • The consequences of prohibition in the 1920's
  • 1920's urban living and standards
  • Societal responses to nativism, eugenics, and the Ku Klux Klan
  • Artists and principles of the Harlem Renaissance

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7 Lessons in Chapter 24: The American Journey Chapter 24: The Jazz Age
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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.

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

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.

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.

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

4. 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.

1920s American Culture: City Life & Values

5. 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.

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

6. 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.

Art and Culture of the Harlem Renaissance: Artists, Poets, Authors & Music

7. 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.

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