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
Homework: The Roaring Twenties
Tentative Test Date: February 23
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
May 4: No School