The Roaring Twenties
The 'Roaring Twenties' helped set the tone for the rest of the century:
mass consumer culture and fads, Prohibition-inspired gangsters, the
automobile, debates on evolution, immigration restrictions, and econimic
decline in rural America.
Lesson Plans | Primary
Birth of a Nation, the NAACP, and the Balancing of Rights
In this lesson students learn how Birth of a Nation reflected and influenced racial attitudes, and they analyze and evaluate the efforts of the NAACP to prohibit showing of the film
NAACP's Anti-Lynching Campaigns: The Quest for Social Justice in the Interwar Years
Curriculum Unit Overview: During the years 1909 to 1939, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People sought passage of anti-lynching legislation. Although this proposed legislation failed to become law, much can be learned by examining the NAACP's anti-lynching campaign about how Americans in the interwar period understood the federal system, interpreted the Constitution, and responded to calls for social justice.
Magazine Project - Cross curricular lesson plan with literature,
art and history. Students are to create a magazine covering aspects
of culture, politics, arts, music, lifestyles and the like from
the 1920's. This lesson has a rubric and an assignment sheet.
Harlem Renaissance - Students analyze the major political, social,
economic, technological, and cultural developments of the 1920s.
Focuses on the Harlem Renaissance.
vs. Patriotism in the 20s - This lesson plan will allow students
to understand the philosophy of The Women's International League
for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) toward war and disarmament; to explore
the atmosphere of the "Red Scare" and its impact on peace
organizations; to examine the DAR's opposition to pacifism and disarmament
Music of the Roaring Twenties - Download music clips from the
1920s. Artists include Al Jolson, Sid Gary, Eddie Cantor, Fannie
Primary Source Documents:
Scare (1918-1921) Image Databaset
- RED SCARE is an image database
about the period in the history of the United States immediately following
World War I. The dates are approximately from the Armistice in November
of 1918 to the collapse of hyper-inflation in mid-1920. It relies
entirely on the contemporary visual record of that time. The first
quarter of the 20th Century was a period rich in this form of material
from newspapers to illustrated magazines.
USHistorySite Extension: Red
, good compliment to above lesson.
Monkey Trial, Tennessee v. John Scopes
- Website dedicated to
the Scopes Trial, with primary source documents, including images,
newspaper clippings, eye-witness accounts, journal entries, the anti-evolution
statute (House Bill No. 185), text from court and the Court's decisions.
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