I can discuss the political, social, economic, & religious tensions that divided Americans during the 1920s.
Critical Vocabulary: Mitchell Palmer, “Red Scare,” General Intelligence Division, “Soviet Ark,” “Palmer Raids,” Emergency
Quota Act of 1921, Sacco and Vanzetti Trial, John Dewey, John T. Scopes, “Monkey Trial,” Clarence Darrow, Eighteenth Amendment, Volstead Act, “Speakeasies,” “Bootleg,” Al Capone, “Jazz Age,” Nineteenth Amendment, League of Women Voters, “New Woman,” “Flappers,” “Duke” Ellington, Cotton Club, “Harlem Renaissance,” Marcus Garvey, “Back to Africa Movement,” Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, T. S. Eliot, Ford Motor Company, Model T, Frederick Taylor, “Babe” Ruth,The Jazz Singer, Rudolph Valentino, Clara Bow
- Background Question: Create a Trading Card for Sacco and Vanzetti.
- Citizenship Question: What is an amendment?
- a change to the Constitution
- a preamble to the Constitution
- an explanation of the Bill of Rights
- an introduction to the Bill of Rights
- Guided Instruction: Post-War Tensions
- Reflection Question: What was the Red Scare? How did it impact American society in the years following World War I?
Homework: The Roaring Twenties
Tentative Test Date: March 6