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1 THIS IS AN OPTIONAL ENRICHMENT ASSIGNMENT. PRINT AND COMPLETE IN INK. Name:________________________________________ Class Period:_____ The Modern Era of the “Roaring Twenties,” Reading Assignment: Ch. 23 in AMSCO or other resource covering the 1920s. Mastery of the course and AP exam await all who choose to processthe information as they read/receive. This is an optional assignment. So… young Jedi… what is your choice? Do? Or do not? There is no try.Directions: 1.Pre-Read:Read the prompts/questions within this guide before you read the chapter. 2.Skim:Flip through the chapter and note titles and subtitles. Look at images and read captions. Get a feel for the content you are about to read. 3.Read/Analyze:Read the chapter. If you have your own copy of AMSCO, Highlight key events and people as you read. Remember, thegoal is notto “fish” for a specific answer(s) to reading guide questions, but to consider questions in order to critically understand what you read! 4.Write: Write (do not type) your notes and analysis in the spaces provided. Learning Goals:Defend or refute the following statement: The American economy and way of life dramatically changed during the 1920s as consumerism became the new American ideal. Identify and evaluate specific ways the culture of modernism in science, the arts, and entertainment conflicted with religious fundamentalism, nativism, and Prohibition. To what extent did the 1920s witness economic, social, and political gains for African Americans and women? To what extent did these years “roar?” To what extent was American foreign policy in the 1920s isolationist? Key Concepts FOR PERIOD 7:Key Concept 7.1: Growth expanded opportunity, while economicinstability led to new efforts to reform U.S. society and its economic system. Key Concept 7.2: Innovations in communications and technologycontributed to the growth of mass culture, while significant changes occurred in internal and international migration patterns. Key Concept 7.3: Participation in a series of global conflicts propelledthe United States into a position of international power while renewing domestic debates over the nation’s proper role in the world. Guided Reading: The Modern Era of the 1920s, pp 475- 489 Answer the following questions by reviewing main events, defining terms, and analyzing significance in the spaces provided.
2 1. Republican Control, pp 475-477 Prompt: Analyze the significance of Warren Harding’s landslide victory in the election of 1920 and explain the political and economic changes under his leadership. Main Events/Ideas Definitions/Explanations Analysis

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