Description:             THE 20TH CENTURY








You and a friend (or you alone), will be assigned Description: of the following decades of the Twentieth Century: 1900-09, 1910-19, 1920-29, 1930-39, 1940-49, 1950-59, 1960-69, 1970-79, 1980-89, 1990-99.



As you complete your decade study packet, include complete information for each topic. (Make sure you note the source you used to gather that information.)  Each group member should complete his own packet, and together you should turn in one completed assignment.


Your project is due on June 11th (classes 4 and 5) and June 12th (classes 1, 2 and 3).


Your textbook has the following information:

Ch. 20 – 1853-1915

Ch. 25 – Cold War ( 1945-63)

Ch. 21 – WWI (1914-19)

Ch. 26 – Civil Rights ( 1945-75)

Ch.22 – Roaring 20s

Ch. 27 – Vietnam Era (1954-76)

Ch. 23 – Depression (1930s)

Ch. 28 – 1977-2000

Ch. 24 - WWII ( 1940s)

Ch. 29 – 1980 -1999


Other information sources include:

Description: for each decade

Almanacs- make sure it is published after your decade

Bins including information for a decade

Books that cover the entire century

CDs from the decade; decades collection from the library

interview of a person who experienced the event/time









The final exam, covering the last four units of this social studies course, is scheduled for Friday,  June 13th.  A study guide will be available soon.