The Roaring Twenties appeared to be a time of prosperity, modern inventions, and social freedom. However, the underlying issues of prejudice, corruption, and poor business practices silenced much of the "roar" by the end of the decade.
Unit Essential Question(s):
How did the political, social, and economic issues of the 1920's bring the nation great prosperity and at the same time establish the causes of the Great Depression?
A number of political and social issues arose in the aftermath of Pogressivism and war.
The policies of Presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover created a good climate for business growth.
In the 1920's, Americans of all races and socio-economic groups saw vast changes in the culture, morals and social activities of the society around them.
Lesson Essential Question(s):
What is Communism; what was the government's response to its potential spread?