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SSUSH16 Investigate how political, economic, and cultural developments after WW I led to a shared national identity.
a.Explain how fears of rising communism and socialism in the United States led to the Red Scare and immigrant restriction.
b. Describe the effects of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Amendments.
c. Examine how mass production and advertising led to increasing consumerism, including Henry Ford and the automobile.
d.Describe the impact of radio and movies as a unifying force in the national culture.
e.Describe the emergence of modern forms of cultural expression including the origins of jazz and the Harlem Renaissance.
SSUSH17 Analyze the causes and consequences of the Great Depression.
a.Describe the causes, including overproduction, underconsumption, and stock market speculation that led to the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression.
b. Explain factors (include over-farming and climate) that led to the Dust Bowl and the resulting movement and migration west.
c. Explain the social and political impact of widespread unemployment that resulted in developments such as Hoovervilles.
SSUSH18 Evaluate Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal as a response to the Great Depression and compare how governmental programs aided those in need.
a. Describe Roosevelt’s attempts at relief, recovery, and reform reflected in various New Deal
b. Explain the passage of the Social Security Act as a part of the second New Deal.
c. Analyze political challenges to Roosevelt’s leadership and New Deal programs.
d. Examine how Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of the First Lady including development of New Deal programs to aid those in need.
SSUSH13 Evaluate efforts to reform American society and politics in the Progressive Era.
a.Describe the influence of muckrakers on affecting change by bringing attention to social problems.
b. Examine and explain the roles of women in reform movements.
c. Connect the decision of Plessy v. Ferguson to the expansion of Jim Crow laws and the formation of the NAACP.
d. Describe Progressive legislative actions including empowerment of the voter, labor laws, and the conservation movement.
SSUSH14 Explain America’s evolving relationship with the world at the turn of the twentieth century.
a. Describe how the Spanish-American War, war in the Philippines, and territorial expansion led to the debate over American imperialism.
b. Examine U.S. involvement in Latin America, as reflected by the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine and the creation of the Panama Canal.
SSUSH15 Analyze the origins and impact of U.S. involvement in World War I.
a. Describe the movement from U.S. neutrality to engagement in World War I, including unrestricted submarine warfare and the Zimmerman Telegram.
b. Explain the domestic impact of World War I, including the origins of the Great Migration, the Espionage Act, and socialist Eugene Debs.
c. Explain Wilson’s Fourteen Points and the debate over U.S. entry into the League of Nations.
The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 2: American Revolution Lesson 2: Road to Revolution. These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Standards of Excellence contained in Unit 2: American Revolution Lesson 2: Road to Revolution.