America in the 1920s: A Changing Political Culture


Resource ID#: 154871 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: Prohibition, Volstead Act, 18th Amendment, 21st Amendment, 19th Amendment, flapper, bootlegging, Al Capone, Zelda Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Clara Bow, Marcus Garvey, Garveyism, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Fundamentalism, William Jennings Bryan, John T. Scopes, Scopes Trial
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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