ch_21 - QUIT 21 The Roaring Life of the 1920s CHAPTER...

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21 The Roaring Life of the 1920s QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION Changing Ways of Life 1 SECTION The Twenties Woman 2 SECTION Education and Popular Culture 3 SECTION The Harlem Renaissance 4 MAP GRAPH
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21 The Roaring Life of the 1920s HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To understand such issues as Prohibition, the changing role of women, and the influence of the Harlem Renaissance
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21 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T How might the new prosperity affect your everyday life? Examine the Issues The year is 1920. The World War has just ended. Boosted by the growth of the wartime industry, the United States economy is flourishing. Americans live life to the fullest as new social and cultural trends sweep the nation. • How will economic prosperity affect married and unmarried women? • As Americans leave farms and small towns to take jobs in the cities, how might their lives change? HOME • How might rural and urban areas change as more and more families acquire automobiles? The Roaring Life of the 1920s
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21 The United States The World 1920 Nineteenth Amendment gives women the right to vote. 1921 China’s Communist Party is founded. 1922 Louis Armstrong plays for King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band in Chicago. 1922 King Tut’s tomb is discovered in Egypt. 1923 Time magazine begins publication. 1923 Mustafa Kemal becomes first president of new Republic of Turkey. 1924 Calvin Coolidge is elected president. 1926 Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan. TIME LINE HOME 1925 The Scopes trial takes place in Tennessee. 1927 Charles Lindbergh makes the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight. 1928 Herbert Hoover is elected president. 1928 President Álvaro Obregón of Mexico is assassinated. The Roaring Life of the 1920s
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1 Changing Ways of Life Americans experience cultural conflicts as customs and values change in the United States during the 1920s. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA MAP HOME
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1 Changing Ways of Life OVERVIEW Americans experienced cultural conflicts as customs and values changed in the 1920s. The way in which different groups react to change often causes conflict today. MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW HOME Prohibition Scopes trial Clarence Darrow fundamentalism speakeasy bootlegger ASSESSMENT MAP
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1 Changing Ways of Life 1. Explain how government attempted to deal with (a) problems thought to stem from alcohol use and (b) the teaching of evolution. continued . . .
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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ch_21 - QUIT 21 The Roaring Life of the 1920s CHAPTER...

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