VUS.10 The student will demonstrate knowledge of key domestic events of the 1920s and 1930s by analyzing how radio, movies, newspapers, and magazines created popular culture and challenged traditional values; assessing the causes and consequences of the stock market crash of 1929; explaining the causes of the Great Depression and its impact on the American people; describing how Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal relief, recovery, and reform measures addressed the Great Depression and expanded the government’s role in the economy.

We will be reviewing and discussing the major events of the 1920s and 1930s in America. Daily topics will be as follows:

– Post-war America roles and opportunities

– The Roaring 20s

– The Harlem Renaissance

– Five major causes of the Great Depression

– Hoover Presidency

– FDR and the First New Deal

– FDR and the Second New Deal