Depth Study, USA - 1920s Podcasts
Introduction - what do we mean by the Roaring 20s?
What was the economic boom? (Essays often ask why was there a boom? You need to be able to explain a variety of factors)
Who didn't share in the boom of the 1920s? (Important when answering an essay question on the boom)
How did the lives of women change in the 1920s?
Prohibition: Why was it introduced, what were its consequences, why was it repealed? Was it really such a 'noble experiment?'
Prejudice and persecution: Was the US a 'melting pot or salad bowl?
What was the Red Scare? Why were Americans so paranoid about communism? (Who were Sacco and Vanzetti and what happened to them?)
What was the experience of African Americans and Native Americans?