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Roaring Twenties

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Roaring Twenties Project Warren G. Harding The Roaring Twenties Literature Authors wrote about the Roaring Twenties and described the Flapper lifestyle, which was elegant, sophisticated, independent and wild.

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is one of the greatest books written about this time. DIRECTIONS You will have 8 minutes at each station


Mr. Filzen and I will be circling the groups helping


This is a fun activity, but you need to stay on task or we won't be able to do this again. What we will learn today... The Harlem Renaissance

The Mass Production of Cars

Pastimes of the 1920s

The Charleston Fill in the boxes on your worksheet you
received yesterday as you visit each
station REVIEW The Treaty of Versailles THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS "Return to
Normalcy" “America’s present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums (someone who likes reform or change), but normalcy; not revolution, but restoration…My best judgment of America’s needs is to steady down, to get squarely on our feet, to make sure of the right path…Let us stop to consider that tranquility at home is more precious than peace abroad, and that both our good fortune and our eminence are dependent on the normal forward stride of all the American people.” "Let us stop to consider that tranquility at home is more precious than peace abroad..." “America’s present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums (someone who likes reform or change), but normalcy; not revolution, but restoration…" 1920 America IS DIFFERENT THAN America before the war The nation can't return to "normalcy" What were the 18th and 19th Amendments? ISOLATIONISM Immigration Act of 1921 Prohibition WOMEN CAN VOTE 19TH AMENDMENT THE GREAT GATSBY Bootleggers Speakeasies http://nyc.gov/html/nycmg/nyctvod/html/home/nyhs_question89.html Organized Crime http://www.history.com/topics/al-capone/videos#the-many-moods-of-al-capone Eliot Ness BONNIE AND CLYDE J. Edgar Hoover 1st Director of the FBI John Dillinger Begins an independence movement for women Character Activity!! 1. Temperance Movement Member
2. Bootlegger
3. Speakeasy Owner
4. Al Capone
5. Eliot Ness
6. Bonnie and Clyde
7. J. Edgar Hoover
8. John Dillinger Write 3 facts about your assigned character 1910 1920's Temperance Group:
Why did you support Prohibition?

Speakeasy Owners, Bootleggers, Al Capone:
Why did you make so much money and how were you able to avoid being arrested?

Bonnie + Clyde, John Dillinger:
Was life easy for you since you were stealing money? What historical event was happening?

J. Edgar Hoover, Eliot Ness:
Why did your police teams often fail at catching criminals like Al Capone or John Dillinger? How did music, and fashion from the Harlem Renaissance effect the treatment of African Americans?

How did the Harlem Renaissance change American Music today? Do the African Americans in this picture appear to be doing the same activities as Whites of the Roaring Twenties? The African American man on the left is Louis Armstrong, a famous musician from the 1920s. He is standing with other famous musicians of the era, like Frank Sinatra. Why is it important that Louis Armstrong is included with these artists? What type of music do these men appear to be singing? What might they be singing about? Why is it important that African American women dressed like flappers with White Women? What did this show about their rights?
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