1920s - Culture

1920s - Culture
1920s - Culture
1920s - Culture
1920s - Culture
1920s - Culture
1920s - Culture
1920s - Culture
1920s - Culture
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This lesson can stand alone, or can be taught in as Part 2 of the 1920s Unit (detailed below):
The 75-slide 1920s PowerPoint covers major themes in America in the 1920s. The slides are broken up as follows:
Intro (3 slides) – Cover page, 16 key terms for the unit, writing project directions
The Lost Generation (12 slides) – American writers and expatriates like Hemingway, Stein, Fitzgerald, Eliot, Pound, as well as roots of Nazism and Fascism in Europe
1920s Culture (12 slides) – Flappers, Scopes Trial, celebrities (Babe Ruth, Gertrude Ederle, Jack Dempsey, Lindbergh, Earhart)
The Great Migration (12 slides) – Movement from the south, racism, KKK, Harlem Renaissance, Globetrotters, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Louis Armstrong, Apollo Theater
Prohibition (12 slides) – Temperance Movement, Volstead Act and the 18th Amendment, Speakeasies, Bootleggers, Mafia, Gangsters, Al Capone, Repeal of Prohibition
The Red Scare (12 slides) – Eugene Debs, Russian Revolution, International Workers of the World, Socialist Party of America, Propaganda, Red Summer, bombings
Business Boom (12 slides) – Automobiles, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, Fast food, manufacturing, sky scrapers
Total Pages
12 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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