20s and 30s Project Topic List:

  • The Communist Threat: Red Scare / Palmer Raids / Sacco & Vanzetti
  • Nativism / Immigration Quotas / the New KKK
  • The Red Summer: Race Relations Following World War I
  • Politics: Presidential Administrations and Scandals
  • A Modern Woman: Flappers / the 19th Amendment / Criticism
  • African American Advancement: Harlem Renaissance / Marcus Garvey / UNIA & NAACP
  • Entertainment: Vaudeville, Hollywood, Fads & Amusements
  • The Jazz Age: It's History and Impact on the Cultural Landscape & its influence on multiple art forms
  • Art & Architecture and Skyscrapers: Growth and the Elements of Design
  • Sports Celebs / 1920s Heroes / Their Impact on Society
  • Charles Lindbergh / The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping
  • Amelia Earhart / Accomplishments and Tragedy
  • Prohibition and the Rise of Organized Crime
  • The Lost Generation
  • Fundamentalism / The Teaching of Evolution / The Scopes Trial and the Rural/Urban Divide
  • Technological Advancement: New Household Appliances and Their Impact on Society
  • Henry Ford / New Production Methods, the Model T, and Its Impact on American Life
  • The Growth and Use of Advertising and Marketing
  • The Birth, Growth, and Impact of Radio
  • The Stock Market Crash: Factors Behind the Economic Boom and Bust
  • Depression Life: Hoovervilles / Homelessness / Impact on the American Family
  • Rural America: Farmers, Migrant Workers, and the Dust Bowl
  • Minorities and the Depression / The Scottsboro Boys
  • FDR, the New Deal(s), and Its Critics