Social and Cultural Changes: Great American Ideas of the early 20th Century
How have the ideas of the Progressive Era, 20s and 30s shaped modern America?
From 1880-the 1930’s, America saw amazing changes and advancements as well as its share of problems and detrimental ideas. Our goal for you is to see these ideas and determine the impact these ideas had on our nation. Some of the ideas will benefit us in our everyday lives and others simply fizzled out and disappeared. These ideas can be technological, scientific, medical, athletic, political,--you name it, you can investigate it. We are going to be asking you to show us your knowledge of this topic or great American idea, analyze it’s intended purpose, analyze the reaction to that idea, and then analyze the long-term effects of that idea in American culture.