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IN THE AFTERMATH OF WAR
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Centered on primary sources, document-based activities help students identify how social and economic changes in the U.S. between WWI and WWII produced conflicts in society.
Lesson plans contrast newly urban America with rural traditionalism, then look closer at three case studies: the Volstead Act (prohibition), the Sacco and Vanzetti trial (nativists vs. immigrants), and the Scopes trial (traditional vs. modern values). Documents include statistical tables, excerpts from Babbitt, advertisements, Precisionist paintings, transcripts of trial testimony, and “Fight for Americanism” by KKK leader Hiram Wesley Evans.
This title is part of the series: NATIONAL CENTER FOR HISTORY IN THE SCHOOLS
8½" x 11"
National Center for History in the Schools