America in the 1920s: The Influence of Arts and Entertainment, Part One

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Have you ever heard of the Jazz Age? How about the Roaring Twenties? Both of these labels describe an interesting era in American history, a time period that you'll take a look at in this two-part tutorial. In part one, you'll learn about the birth of the Harlem Renaissance, the rise of jazz music, and fads that swept the nation. By the end of this two-part tutorial, you should be able to describe some of the ways that arts and entertainment helped change American society in the 1920s. 

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Subject(s): Social Studies

Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12