Snapshots: The Decades
Western Reserve Public Media
 

 

Online Resources

The list of links on these topics is endless. The ones listed here are relevant to the lesson plans provided. Use them if you would rather provide the students with links rather than have them search for themselves.

Glossary of Vocabulary Terms

 

1920s

 

1930s

 

1940s

 

1950s

 

1960s

 

 

American Indian Movement (AIM)

 

The Black Panthers

 

The Dust Bowl
(See 1930s category above for information about food, culture, etc.)

 

The Great Depression

 

The Great Migration

 

Historic Political Cartoons

 

Immigration Patterns

 

Japanese Relocation Camps in WWII

 

Ku Klux Klan

  • The Klan Rides Again: The Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s — Looks at the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, the era in which the Klan attracted its largest membership, was not centered in the South, and was not single-mindedly focused on race. A link to the 1925 Klan Manual is also included.
    http://chnm.gmu.edu/courses/hist409/klan.html

  • Women of the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s — Contains excerpts from Kathleen M. Blee’s, “Women of the Klan,” examining the beliefs and activities of Klanswomen in the 1920s and comparing them to their male Klan counterparts
    http://xroads.virginia.edu/~UG97/blues/sexs.html

 

McCarthyism

 

Music

 

The Nation of Islam

 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

 

National Organization for Women (NOW)

 

Nativism

 

New Deal

 

Photos

 

Post World War II Prosperity

 

Racism

 

Red Scare

 

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

 

Sputnik Era

 

Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

 

United Farm Workers

 

Women’s Suffrage

 

People

Heroic Women of the Decades

 

Langston Hughes

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Elijah Muhammed

 

Malcolm X

 

Stokely Carmichael

 
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