Introduction Welcome to the quest! It is your job to find out what it was like to live in the 1920’s. In order to really get the “feel” for the time period, you must investigate all aspects of society. Your Task Your task will be to complete the given graphic organizer to help you explore the following areas. Find out what was noteworthy in: Society- new trends, people, music, sports, etc. Politics- presidents, laws, government, the economy The news- inventions, court cases, major events You are allowed to use ONLY the links provided in this quest to help you fill in the required information; therefore, sources will not need to be cited. Process Each student is to complete his/her own graphic organizer independently. You will have two class periods to do so. Then, you will have the opportunity to share your details with the rest of the class. Remember to find at least 8 items for each category using the links on the next slide. You may begin your exciting adventure as soon as you pick up your graphic organizer. Resources The Jazz Age http://www.geocities.com/flapper_culture/ The Roaring 20’s http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/roaring_twenties.htm The Roaring 20’s and The Great Depression http://www.snowcrest.net/jmike/20sdep.html Henry Ford assembly line http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/ford.htm Harlem Renaissance http://www.jcu.edu/harlem/index.htm America 1918-1939 (History) http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/america_1918.htm A Biography of America: The Twenties (History) http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog20/feature/ Documenting America from The Great Depression to WWII http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html The American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl PBS http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dustbowl/ Inventions http://www.angelfire.com/co/pscst/invent.html The Scopes Monkey Trial http://www.bradburyac.mistral.co.uk/tennesse.html THE LAWLESS DECADE: http://www.lawlessdecade.net/index-2.htm Shoeless Joe Jackson http://www.lawlessdecade.net/20-3.htm Resources Continued Prohibition http://www.lawlessdecade.net/20.htm The Red Raids http://www.lawlessdecade.net/20-1.htm It Happened in 1929! http://www.lawlessdecade.net/29-4.htm Chicago The Roaring Twenties (Capone) http://members.tripod.com/chicagotheroarin20s/the1920s.html Tea Pot Dome Scandal http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/Senate_Investigates_the_ Teapot_Dome_Scandal.htm F. Scott Fitzgerald information: http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/ http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ (click on the upper tabs for biography and info on Fitzgerald) http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/fitzgerald_f.html http://www.americanwriters.org/writers/fitzgerald.asp Bessie Coleman http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Explorers_Record_Setters_and_Darede vils/Coleman/EX11.htm Evaluation Remember you will be expected to have a MINIMUM of Eight (8) details for each category to get a satisfactory grade. If you are able to come up with additional relevant details over the required number you will receive bonus points. You will also receive a class work/presentation grade when you present your details Conclusion Now that you have investigated the 1920’s, you are ready to begin reading F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. Enjoy your journey to West Egg with Nick Carraway--and remember the details you just learned to help you truly understand the many conflicts therein.