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Ch 5: The Roaring 20s - Social Values: Tutoring Solution

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The Roaring 20s chapter of this American History Since 1865 Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about 1920s social values. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the artistic movements, economic shifts and political scandals covered in a typical American history course.

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  • Explore American culture and city life in the 1920s.
  • Learn about consumerism and the shift from a wartime to peacetime economy.
  • Study the Teapot Dome Scandal and Washington corruption during the 1920s.
  • Examine Prohibition and the passing of the 18th amendment.
  • Get details on organized crime, Al Capone and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
  • Explore pop culture, art and counterculture of the Roaring 20s.
  • Learn about the Ku Klux Klan, nativism and eugenics.
  • Review the causes of the Red Scare.
  • Discuss high-profile court cases of the period and their significance.

12 Lessons in Chapter 5: The Roaring 20s - Social Values: Tutoring Solution
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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.

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

3. 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

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.

American Organized Crime of the 1920s

5. 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

6. 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

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.

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

8. 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

9. 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.

The Scopes Trial and Scottsboro Trials: Summaries & Significance

10. 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.

Al Capone: Biography, Facts & Quotes

11. Al Capone: Biography, Facts & Quotes

In this lesson, you will learn about the famous Chicago mobster Al Capone. Read about his rise, career, and downfall during the Prohibition Era. When you're finished, take the quiz and see what you've learned.

The Temperance Movement: Definition, Leaders & Timeline

12. The Temperance Movement: Definition, Leaders & Timeline

Through this lesson, you will learn about the temperance movement, including what its members believed and how they influenced American politics in the 20th century.

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