This excellently illustrated and informative PowerPoint provides an overview of the culture of the United States during the 1920s. Students will see why that decade was called "The Roaring Twenties".
Among the topics covered in this lesson:
+ America's return to isolationism
+ America's limited role in foreign affairs
+ Pro-business policies of Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover
+ The popularity of the automobile
+ Entertainment (movies, radio, sports, music)
+ The "Flappers"
+ The Harlem Renaissance (a music clip is included)
+ Works of literature by the "Lost Generation"