Chapter 20 Learning Objectives

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President Warren G. Harding

Chapter Objective

  • To trace the political and social changes after World War I and throughout the decade of the 1920s.

SECTION 20-1 "Americans Struggle with Postwar Issues"
  • Summarize the reaction in the United States to the perceived threat of communism.
  • Analyze the causes and effects of the quota system in the United States.
  • Describe some of the postwar conflicts between labor and management.

SECTION 20-2 "The Harding Presidency"
  • Contrast Harding's policy of "normalcy" with progressive era reforms.
  • Identify scandals that plagued the Harding administration.

SECTION 20-3 "The Business of America"
  • Summarize the impact of the automobile and other consumer goods on American life.
  • Explain how prosperity affected different groups of Americans.
  • Explain in what ways the country's prosperity was superficial.


Chapter 20 Assignments


Date
In-Class Assignments
Readings
Readings are to be completed for the next school day, unless noted otherwise
Homework Assignments
Assignments are to be completed for the next school day, unless otherwise noted
Tuesday
4.7.15
  • Unit 5 Test
  • Section 20-1 pp. 618-624 in class
  • Section 20-2 pp. 625-627 for homework
  • Begin working on I-Movie project
Wednesday
4.8.15

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Thursday
4.9.15
  • Work days for I-Movie project
  • Section 20-3 pp. 628-633
  • No written assignment


Chapter 20 Video Projects:

  1. A Time of Labor Unrest


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Protesting the Sacco and Vanzetti Trial