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									Name_______________________________-                    Roaring Twenties Podcast Project

Directions: Using your textbook, answer the following five questions relating to your topic.
Using another resource, text or website, list five interesting details on the back of this sheet
related to your topic. These should be five details that are not in your textbook but worth sharing
with the class.

                                   Changing View of Women


What was a flapper?




How did women take more active roles in their life during the 1920’s?




What new job opportunities opened for women during the 1920’s?




Did the attitude towards marriage change during the 1920’s?




Did the responsibility for women in the household change during the 1920’s?
Name_______________________________-                    Roaring Twenties Podcast Project

Directions: Using your textbook, answer the following five questions relating to your topic.
Using another resource, text or website, list five interesting details on the back of this sheet
related to your topic. These should be five details that are not in your textbook but worth sharing
with the class.

                                   The Harlem Renaissance


How did World War I affect the lives of African Americans?




What changes to popular culture resulted from the migration of African Americans to the North?




Why were the activities that centered in Harlem during the 1920’s considered a renaissance?




Who did Harlem become home to? Examples?




What was jazz? Who were the most popular musicians?
Name_______________________________-                    Roaring Twenties Podcast Project

Directions: Using your textbook, answer the following five questions relating to your topic.
Using another resource, text or website, list five interesting details on the back of this sheet
related to your topic. These should be five details that are not in your textbook but worth sharing
with the class.

                                        The Scopes Trial


What were the conflicts that divided society in the 1920’s?




What is fundamentalism?




What did fundamentalists believe regarding the teaching of evolution?




What action taken by fundamentalists caused John Scopes to break the law in Tenessee?




What was the outcome of the Scopes Trial?
Name_______________________________-                    Roaring Twenties Podcast Project

Directions: Using your textbook, answer the following five questions relating to your topic.
Using another resource, text or website, list five interesting details on the back of this sheet
related to your topic. These should be five details that are not in your textbook but worth sharing
with the class.

                               Prohibition and Organized Crime

What was Prohibition?




What was the intended effect of Prohibition?




What did many people resent this law?




How did people who wanted alcohol work around this law?




What was the unfortunate result of Prohibition? Example?
Name_______________________________-                    Roaring Twenties Podcast Project

Directions: Using your textbook, answer the following five questions relating to your topic.
Using another resource, text or website, list five interesting details on the back of this sheet
related to your topic. These should be five details that are not in your textbook but worth sharing
with the class.

                                   American Popular Culture

What factors allowed Americans to have more leisure time?




What did Americans do for leisure activities in the 1920’s?




What new types of mass media spread American pop culture in the 1920’s?




What were the most popular sporting events of the 1920’s?




Who was the “Bronx Bomber”? Who were some other heroes of the 1920’s?
Name_______________________________-                    Roaring Twenties Podcast Project

Directions: Using your textbook, answer the following five questions relating to your topic.
Using another resource, text or website, list five interesting details on the back of this sheet
related to your topic. These should be five details that are not in your textbook but worth sharing
with the class.

                         The Automobile and Technological Change

What was part of the “Roar” of the Roaring Twenties?




What impact did Henry Ford have on the automobile industry?




How did Ford’s assembly line make cars more affordable for the average American?




What other advances in technology made life easier for some Americans?




How did Americans pay for many of these new consumer goods?

								
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