This is a History Channel documentary series that can be used for U.S. History. My questions simply serve as a guide to ensure that students are paying attention to the information that is being presented. (25 questions and Answer Key Included)
In 1910 in California, a column of oil nearly 200 feet high explodes out of a derrick and sets off a chain of events that will turn America into a superpower. Mass production and job opportunities prompted by the First World War draw African Americans to northern cities like Chicago, but racial conflict follows. A popular campaign to ban alcohol succeeds, yet when it comes, Prohibition triggers a wave of organized crime.