America in the 1920s: The Influence of Arts and Entertainment, Part 1 (of 2)

Resource ID#: 154877 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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General Information

Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 35 Minute(s)
Keywords: Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, jazz, Jazz Age, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, flagpole sitting, dance marathons, Roaring Twenties, 1920s, tutorial, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, interactive, Roaring Twenties, Roaring 20s, U.S. History
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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