America in the 1920s: The Influence of Arts and Entertainment, Part 2 (of 2)
Have you ever heard of the Jazz Age? How about the Roaring Twenties? Both of these labels describe an interesting era in American history, a time period that you'll take a look at in this two-part tutorial series. In Part 2, you'll learn about Hollywood, movies, and celebrity culture during the 1920s.
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Keywords: Roaring Twenties, 1920s, Jazz Age, Hollywood, The Jazz Singer, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Douglas Fairbanks, John Barrymore, Lon Chaney, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Lindbergh, Harry Houdini, U.S. History, grade 11, tutorial, tutorials, interactive, elearning, e-learning
In this interactive tutorial, take a look at America in the 1920s and the ways in which the changing political culture influenced American society. You'll explore the effects of Prohibition, including the rise of bootlegging and the increase in organized crime through the work of notorious gangsters like Al Capone. You'll also examine the changing role of women and look at one of the most popular symbols of the Roaring Twenties, that of the flapper. Finally, you will also study two notable movements of the era, Garveyism and Fundamentalism.
Have you ever heard of the Jazz Age? How about the Roaring Twenties? Both of these labels describe an interesting era in American history, a time period that you'll take a look at in this two-part tutorial series. In Part 1, you'll learn about the birth of the Harlem Renaissance, the rise of jazz music, and some unusual fads that swept the nation.