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USA 1919 - 1941

The American Dream

The Roaring Twenties

The Boom

Ku Klux Klan


Isolationism 1

Isolationism 2 - more depth

Henry Ford

The Wall Street Crash

Causes of the depression

The New Deal



The United States in the 1920's

The American Dream

The 'Boom'

The Boom - Essay planning

The Roaring Twenties

The Motor Vehicle Industry

The Dark Side of the Boom


Racism and the Ku Klux Klan

American Isolationism

Causes of the Depression

Classroom Resources

This video is used as a starter activity to prompt thinking about different aspects of society in America in the 1920's.


Interactive Diagrams

What was America like in the 1920's?

Why was there an ecomonic boom in the 1920's?

The New Deal - Alphabet Agencies

The New Deal - an evaluation

Powerpoints relating to this unit:

Powerpoint presentations by Mr Huggins of Mexborough School

Introduction - flash file

USA in the 20's and 30's - powerpoint file

American Isolationism in the 1920's - powerpoint file

Boom and bust (1) - powerpoint file

Boom and bust (2) - powerpoint file

The Boom cycle - powerpoint file

The Ku Klux Klan - powerpoint file

Wealth of the USA - powerpoint file

State of America 1929 - powerpoint file

Wall Street - powerpoint file

Wall Street Crash - powerpoint file

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