A PowerPoint presentation beginning with a bellringer activity ("What If?") and a listing of the relevant learning objectives (Williamson County scope & sequence based on Tennessee standards). Lesson includes the following: Americans new-found leisure time, Charlie Chaplin & the movies, The Jazz Singer, radio and WDKA in Pittsburgh, the origins of country music - "Fiddlin" John Carson, The Original Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Ralph Peer & the "Bristol Sessions", melodies & instruments, the "Rub", National Life & Accident Insurance Company & WSM, Studio C & "Music City", WSM "Barn Dance" & the Grand Ole' Opry, Uncle Jimmy Thompson & DeFord Bailey - the phonograph & the music "industry", mass culture, the age of heroes - Babe Ruth, Red Grange, Bobby Jones, Notre Dame football & the "Four Horsemen", Grantland Rice, Charles Lindbergh - flappers, Sigmund Freud & psychology - the ID, the Ego, the Superego, the Oedipus Complex, the Electra Complex, psychoanalysis, guilt & repression, and fixations - the "Lost Generation" - Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, T.S. Eliot, and William Faulkner. Lesson concludes with a short homework assignment from the book.