Monday, January 11, 2016

Democratizing Twentieth Century America - Homework - Due - Tuesday, Jan 12

Read Zinn 380 - 387

1 - Identify: Marcus Garvey

2 - Discuss Zinn's critique of the characterization of the 1920s as a "Jazz Age" or "Roaring."
What evidence does he provide to challenge such characterizations?

3 - Analyze and interpret the F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis excerpts.

4 - Identify: Fiorello La Guardia

5 - What was the Mellon Plan? Why was it supported by some and criticized by others?

6 - Discuss the labor struggles during the 1920s. What connections can you make between Zinn's discussion/analysis of the said struggles and the Labor Movement/Why Then? web in your notebook?

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