Thursday, October 31, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did diminished demand affect farmers and businesses in the 1920s?
    2. What factors in the election of 1928 helped Hoover win?

  2. Finish I Love Lucy--The Business Manager Episode
    Lucy plays the "market"

  3. Stock Market Crash
    Take Notes

  4. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Great Depression Video

  5. Begin work on Great Depression and the New Deal Unit Essential Questions/Identifications (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Note: Test on the 1920s and essential questions due on Wednesday, October 30th
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Crash Course: The Roaring 20s Video
  1. 1920s Test

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Did the role of women in American life significantly change during the 1920s? Why or why not?

  2. Nation's Sick Economy
    Take Notes

  3. I Love Lucy--The Business Manager Episode
    Lucy plays the "market"

Monday, October 28, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the literature of the time express a clash of values within society?
    2. What ideals did the Harlem Renaissance writers promote?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Roaring Twenties Video

  3. 1920s Quiz

  4. Science vs Religion
    Take Notes

  5. Cool Down Questions
    1. Should religion be taught in a public school science class? Why or why not?
    2. Should religion influence public policy in the United States? Why or why not?

Thursday, October 24, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did various forms of media help shape American culture in the 1920s?
    2. Which heroes and events inspired Americans during the 1920s?

  2. Finish Disney's Steamboat Willie Cartoon

  3. New Voices
    Finish Notes

  4. Langston Hughes Document Analysis
    Use the excerpt (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the flapper embody the changing attitudes of many young women in the 1920s?
    2. What forms of inequality and discrimination did women face in the professional world?

  2. History Brief: Flappers Video

  3. Education and Entertainment
    Take Notes

  4. Disney's Steamboat Willie Cartoon

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

  1. Finish Simpsons--Homer vs the 18th Amendment Episode
    Prohibition comes to Springfield

  2. Twenties Women
    Take Notes

  3. Cool Down Questions
    1. To what extent was the Prohibition Amendment a success or failure?

Monday, October 21, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were Harding and Coolidge’s attitudes towards business?
    2. What role did credit pay in the American economy in the 1920s?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Roaring Twenties Video

  3. Prohibition
    Take Notes

  4. Simpsons--Homer vs the 18th Amendment Episode
    Prohibition comes to Springfield

Friday, October 18, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why did conflict between labor and management increase after the war?
    2. Why did labor union membership decline in the 1920s?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Roaring Twenties Video

  3. Growth of the Middle Class
    Take Notes

  4. Harding and Coolidge Presidencies
    Use the information (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Thursday, October 17, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the events of the First World War extend into treatment of minority groups in the early 1920s?
    2. Why and how did the United States limit immigration?

  2. Labor Unrest
    Take Notes

  3. Palmer Raids Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. By 1920, what was the United States' role in the world?
    2. In Shell Shock, Donald Hodge said “Nobody wins in a war, they lost but we didn't win.” What did he mean?

  2. Postwar Intolerance
    Take Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Roaring Twenties Video

  4. Begin work on 1920s Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Note: Test on America as a World Power and essential questions due on Thursday, October 10th
  1. Finish The Century: Shell Shock Video
    Answer questions

  2. America as a World Power Test

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

  1. The Century: Shell Shock Video
    Answer questions

  2. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Monday, October 7, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What groups were the main targets of anti-immigrant hysteria during the war?
    2. How did the Espionage and Sedition Acts affect civil liberties in the United States?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: World War I--On the Home Front Video Video

  3. Wilson Fights For Peace
    Take Notes

  4. Clip from America in the 20th Century: World War I--On the Home Front Video Video

Friday, October 4, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were the effects in the United States of the influenza epidemic that erupted during the war?
    2. What new domestic opportunities did the war offer for women and African Americans?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: World War I--On the Home Front Video Video

  3. Civil Liberties
    Take Notes

  4. Sedition Act Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to complete the analysis worksheet

Thursday, October 3, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the United States help secure enough food and supplies to fight the war?
    2. How did the United States attempt to sway public opinion in favor of the war effort?

  2. War at Home
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: World War I--On the Home Front Video

  4. Social Change
    Take Notes

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the United States secure enough men to fight the war?
    2. What role did women and African Americans play in the war?

  2. American Involvement
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: World War I--War in Europe Video

  4. War at Home
    Take Notes

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Which of the MANIA causes of the war do you think was most instrumental in starting it?
    2. How did the sinking of the Lusitania change American public opinion?

  2. Causes and the Start of War
    Finish Notes

  3. American Involvement
    Take Notes