Unit: The Twentieth Century Way: A Study of World War I and the Roaring Twenties

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The technological advancements of the Industrial Revolution led to times of prosperity and devastation for Americans in the early 1900s. The following unit studies how the changes in military technology brought upon a new type of deadly warfare on full display during World War I. In addition, the unit also focuses on the after effects of the war; including, a look at the devastation in Europe, and the Roaring Twenties.

Lessons

The Lead up to World War I Resources: 8

SWBAT explain how nationalism and militarism created an environment that promoted war in Europe during the early 1900s.

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The Breakout of World War I Resources: 6

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT explain how and analyze why World War I broke out in Europe. By the end of the lesson, SWBAT describe and analyze the brutality of World War I.

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America Enters World War I Resources: 7

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT explain how the sinking of the Lusitania led to the U.S. entering World War I.

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The Home Front during World War I Resources: 6

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT explain how people on the home front in America helped win the war that was being fought in Europe.

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World War I Ends Resources: 8

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT describe how World War I ended. By the end of the lesson, SWBAT analyze how conditions in Europe and United States after the war affected the future of the world.

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World War I Exam Resources: 6

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT display their knowledge of World War I during a written exam.

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Culture and the Harlem Renaissance Resources: 8

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT examine and describe the culture of the 1920s.

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Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, and Babe Ruth Resources: 9

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT analyze the cultural additions that Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, and Babe Ruth provided to the U.S.

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Roaring Twenties Exam Resources: 6

By the end of the lesson, SWBAT display their knowledge of the Roaring Twenties during a written exam.

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