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America in the 1920s: The Influence of Arts and Entertainment, Part One

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Primary Type: Student Tutorial


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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. In part one, you'll learn about the birth of the Harlem Renaissance, the rise of jazz music, and fads that swept the nation. By the end of this two-part tutorial, you should be able to describe some of the ways that arts and entertainment helped change American society in the 1920s.

Click here to launch Part 2.

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Accessible Version: Accessible version of the tutorial in PDFformat

General Information

Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
   
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
 
Keywords: Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, jazz, Jazz Age, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, flagpole sitting, dance marathons, Roaring Twenties, 1920s
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial
Resource Collection: Original Student Tutorials Social Studies - U.S. History - Grades 9-12



Aligned Standards

Name Description
SS.912.A.5.6: Analyze the influence that Hollywood, the Harlem Renaissance, the Fundamentalist movement, and prohibition had in changing American society in the 1920s.
Clarifications:
This benchmark is annually evaluated on the United States History End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the United States History End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 35-36. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.


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America in the 1920s: A Changing Political Culture:

Take a brief look at America in the 1920s and the ways in which the changing political culture influenced American society. You will 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.

America in the 1920s: The Influence of Arts and Entertainment, Part Two:

Learn about the 1920s, an era known as the Jazz Age and the Roaring Twenties, in this interactive tutorial. This tutorial is the second of a two-part series. In part two, you'll learn about Hollywood, movies, and celebrity culture during the Roaring Twenties. By the end of this two-part tutorial, you should be able to describe some of the ways that arts and entertainment helped change American society in the 1920s.

Click here to launch Part 1.