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9 reviewed resources for volstead act

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The Volstead Act and Related Prohibition Documents

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers listen to the 18th Amendment. After a discussion on Prohibition, the groups determine if it was a success or a failure and present their findings to the class. They view political cartoons of the day and analyze their...
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The Road to Prohibition and Repeal

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Prohibition instructional activity, students examine political cartoons, audio clips, and documents highlighting the...
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Constitutional Change During the Progressive Era

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze the passage of the 16th through 19th amendments during the Progressive Era around the turn of the century. Using research skills, they write papers and create portfolios supporting and opposing the adoption of each...
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On This Day: Ratification of the 21st Amendment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What led to the end of Prohibition? In a word: money. To use the words of one historian: the government was desperate for tax revenue in the midst of the Depression. With a series of curated videos, scholars examine the causes of and the...
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The Great Gatsby, 1920s, Famous People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in the Great Gatsby Project Description. They research about famous people of the Jazz Age, prohibition, fashions in the 1920's and automobiles of that time period. Students share their findings with classmates.
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1920’s Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
For this 20th century history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about events and significant figures of 1920's America. 
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music In America Music In America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study early New Orleans Jazz music and recognize Louis Armstrong as an early jazz artist. They recognize the elements and roots of Jazz.
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Hatchet Job

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore the difference between temperance and prohibition. After reading a story, students explore the difference between a vigilante action and a protest. They explore social and political factors that may cause social...
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music in America - Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to selections of New Orleans street band music. They explore the culture of New Orleans in the 1920's, and perform a closer examination of Armstrong's music.