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The Great Gatsby and the 1920s Resources


  1. Fads/Trends
  2. Stock Market Crash
  3. Women’s Suffrage (19th Amendment- Women’s Movement)
  4. J. Edgar Hoover (1st director of the FBI)
  5. 1919 Black Sox Scandal (Chicago White Sox)
  6. Louis Armstrong (jazz trumpeter and singer)
  7. Prohibition (18th Amendment)
  8. Henry Ford (Founder of the Ford Motor Company)
  9. Books/Writers (The Lost Generation)
  10. Helen Wills (Moody) (tennis player)
  11. Harold (Red) Grange (football)
  12. Rudolph (Rudy) Valentino (actor)
  13. Charles Lindbergh (American aviator)
  14. Radio
  15. Harry Houdini (American illusionist and stunt performer)
  16. Scopes (Monkey) Trial
  17. Teapot Dome Scandal
  18. Fashion
  19. Jazz Music
  20. Al Capone (American gangster)
  21. Amelia Earhart (first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean)
  22. Albert Einstein (theoretical physicist)
  23. Harlem Renaissance
  24. Presidential Election of 1924 (Progressive Party)
  25. Will Rogers (actor)
  26. Motion Pictures/Silent Movies/Silent Film Stars

The People History

This resource covers the decades from the 1920s to the new millennium.  This is a user-friendly resource for decade research.

INFOhio Databases

Databases:  Biography Reference Bank, World Book Encyclopedia, Digital Video Collection, EBSCOHOST, etc.      Click on 9-12 Resources

World Wide Web Virtual Library

This is a great site to get started on your decade project. This site will also    provide you with links to other resources. [If the link is to Wikipedia, you are still not allowed to use it as one of your sources for your Works Cited page.]

Digital History

This Web site was designed and developed to support the teaching of American History in K-12 schools and colleges and is supported by the College of Education at the University of Houston.

Famous Trials  University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law

This site was created and maintained by Professor Doug Linder of UMKC.  This site contains some of the most famous trials of our time.


Information Please has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938—first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet. Many things have changed since 1938, but not the dedication to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.

Teacher Oz’s Kingdom of History

A resource that was created by a teacher of history

Eyewitness to History.com  

This resource gives first-hand accounts of historical times (both American and World) throughout the years.


This site contains 90 content rich connections with illustrations.

Washington State University  

This site was created and is maintained by Donna Campbell, a tenured associate professor of English at Washington State University.

University of Kansas

This site was built by students in Professor Rick Musser’s Journalism History class as a study aid. While both the teacher and the graduate students who prepared the site have tried to assure that the information is accurate and original.

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