Return to Normalcy
Read 22-1, pp. 736-740 "Adjusting to Peacetime"
Copy Questions in your notebook, skip lines.
How was America different in the 1920's? Give examples.
Who ended the Boston police strike?
What caused American's to fear? Give examples.
What happened to radicals found during the Palmer Raids?
Describe racial tension during the 20's. What caused this tension? Why is immigration opposed?
How were Harding and Wilson different?
What did Sen. Harding mean by a return to normalcy?
How did the automobile change American life?
How did the radio and music of the 1920's change the youth culture?
Why do writers chose to live as expatiates (citizens living abroad)?
Why was the Harding Scandal quieted?
What did Coolidge focus his attention to grow?
How did Americans fund their "prosperity"?
Why were small farms closed?
What was the Monkey Trial?
What happened to Sacco and Vanzetti?
How much of the worlds wealth does America have?
What were some of the distractions?
How did Al Capone view himself?
What does a chicken in every pot and car in every garage mean?
What happened on October 29, 1929?
The Red Scare
Copy Question in Notebook, skip lines to answer.
When did the red scare begin?
What events events (that we have already discussed) have fueled the red scare?
What did socialists/communists and other "leftists" want during WWI?
How and why did WWI lead to the limitation of freedom?
Who was Palmer?
What did he do in response to the fear of "communism"?
Who were Sacco and Vanzetti?
Watch The Story of Us: Boom and answer the following questions.
How did the U.S. change after huge amounts of oil were discovered in Texas in 1901?
Do you think this event still shapes our lives today?
Why did Los Angeles city leaders need to seek water sources outside the city?
What do you think were the risks of bringing in water from beyond the city limits?
What was the “Great Migration” and when did it take place?
Why do you think there was so much tension and violence against African Americans in urban areas in the 1910s and 1920s?
What were some of the reasons for and against Prohibition in the 1920s?
Despite the ban on alcohol, why do you think sales of liquor continued, and what were some methods police used to stop it?
Stock Market Crash
Read 23-1, pp.770-775
Watch The Story of Us: Bust and answer the following questions.
What was the “bank run” of 1930 and what are some of the reasons it happened?
What were the effects of the bank crisis in the U.S. on international politics?
How would you describe Frank Crowe? What were some of the innovations that made the construction of the Hoover Dam possible?
What was the significance of the construction of the Hoover Dam and Mount Rushmore? How did these projects affect the U.S. economy?
Why did the Dust Bowl take place? Looking back now, do you think it could have been prevented?
Why were the boxing matches between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling such big stories internationally?
The New Deal
Read 23-2, 23-3, 23-4
Create flash cards using index cards. On one side draw, or paste an image showing the action of the program. On the reverse side, type or write a description of the agency.