As the first world war comes to a close, the nations of the world have a variety of issues and conflicts to confront. Social unrest becomes the new norm in much of war-torn Europe while the United States is able to avoid most of the complications of the post-war years. Revolution dramatically alters Europe as two global superpowers emerge. As most Americans experience the frantic pace of change of the “roaring twenties,” others find it difficult just to get by. America’s post-war prosperity is unfortunately not able to last.
The Roaring 20s and the Depression in the U.S.
- A History of Us: Silent Cal 2 Column Notes
- Rebecca Stefoff’s A Young People’s History Chapter 15 -Hard Times
- Hard Times Worksheet
- A History of Us: Chapter 16 getting rich quickly, Worksheet and Simulation
- Tallgrass Entrance Task
- Atlas of U.S. History Pages 82-83(Era 8 Worksheets)
- Woody Guthrie Interview, Library of Congress Entrance Task
- A History of Us: Chapter 17 Down and Out (Multiple Choice Assignment)
- The New Deal: Section 1
- The New Deal Section 2
- New Deal Programs Organizer
The Inter-War Period Brochure
Crash Course in World History’s Reviews the 1920s
Crash Course Reviews the Great Depression