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CH 06: The1920s-Roaring Boom Times and Jazz

CH06 Vocabulary Videos

Charles Lindbergh
Amelia Earhart
Jack Dempsey 
"Babe" Ruth
Jim Thorpe
Mass Media
Jazz Age
Lost Generation
Harlem Renaissance 
Duke Ellington
Louis Armstrong
George Gershwin
Georgia O'Keefe
Ernest Hemingway
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Langston Hughes
Al Capone
J. Edgar Hoover
The Scopes Trial
Clarence Darrow
William Jennings Bryan
"Red Summer"
Ku Klux Klan
Anti-lynching Laws
"A Return to Normalcy"
Schenck v US
The Palmer Raids
Sacco and Vanzetti
Red Scare
Boston Police Strike
Teapot Dome Scandle
Kellogg-Briand Pact
Consumer Economy
Installment Plan
Gross National Product (GNP)
Assembly Line
Henry Ford
The Model T
Welfare Capitalism
Buying on Margin
"Wonderful Prosperity"
"Everybody Ought To Be Rich"
Personal Debt
Income Distribution in the 1920s

Big Questions to Consider...

  1. Was American foreign policy during the 1920s isolationist or internationalist?
  2. Was the decade of the 1920s a decade of innovation or conservatism?
  3. Did the Nineteenth Amendment radically change women’s role in American life?
  4. Did women experience significant liberation during the 1920s? Or: Did the role of women in American life significantly change during the 1920s?
  5. Should the United States limit immigration?
  6. Should the United States have enacted the Prohibition Amendment?
  7. Does economic prosperity result from tax cuts and minimal government?

The Roaring 1920s