Synopsis

The Roaring Twenties

The “Roaring Twenties” is a phrase used to describe the 1920s principally in North America that emphasizes the period’s social, artistic and cultural dynamism.  Soldiers returning from World War I found a new and changed America.  Students will study and analyze several key events, inventions and changes in lifestyle that impacted that era and gave it its name. The main objective is for students to answer the question: “What made the Twenties roar?”