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













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.

  • 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






The Nation of Islam


National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)


National Organization for Women (NOW)




New Deal




Post World War II Prosperity




Red Scare


Southern Christian Leadership Conference


Sputnik Era


Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)


United Farm Workers


Women’s Suffrage



Heroic Women of the Decades


Langston Hughes


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Elijah Muhammed


Malcolm X


Stokely Carmichael
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