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US History Unit 06: 1920s and 1930s

Discussion Questions: How did the Progressive Amendments Create the 1920’s and 1930’s?
Amend 16 (1913) _Federal Income Tax and Federal reserve Act

  • What are these?
  • Why do we need them?
  • What would WJ Bryan Think of them?

Amend 17 (1913) Direct Election of Senators

  • Who would benefit from this change, why?
  • Who would lose power/influence, why?

Amend 18 (1918) Prohibition of Alcohol

  • Who supports this social Change, why?
  • Who would be against this, why?

Amend 19 (1918) Women’s Suffrage

  • Why 1918?
  • Who was against this change, why?

Notes for 1920’s and 1930’s Link

For further research and Interest:

ISS Unit 02: Government Congressional Research

From the following list of current/former members of the US House of Reps. and US Senate Pick 6. Your group must include all of the following: a Democrat, a Republican, a Senator, a Representative, a Woman, a Minority, a Kentuckian,  and a person currently in office.

Henry Clay Samuel T Rayburn Maxine Waters
Jeanette Rankin Robert C Byrd John Q Adams
Daniel Inouye Lyndon B Johnson Strom Thurmond
Davy Crocket Robert M LaFollette Daniel Webster
Nancy Pelosi Jim Clyburn Robert Taft
Barabra Jordan Mitch McConnell Harold Ford Sr.
Chack Rangel John C Calhoun Tom Lantos

US History: Imperialism and WWI Prezi

Link to Prezi for the Unit

Imperialism: Notes Outline

World War I: Notes Outline

As always, these are all live docs and can change or be updated to reflect changes made during classes lectures. Check out the map below for an interesting read.

English: Maurice Gomberg's Post-War New World ...

English: Maurice Gomberg’s Post-War New World Map proposing the establishment of “a New World Moral Order for permanent peace, justice, security and world reconstruction”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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