USA 1917-1929

In this IGCSE unit you will be looking at changes in America You will examine how America and its people were affected by; World War One, immigration, ‘Gangsterism’ and the Ku Klux Klan. This was an era where ‘Old America’ (traditional/ rural/conservative and religious [WASP]) and ‘New America’ (modern/urban/permissive/multi-racial) were in open conflict. This conflict went public during the Scopes ‘Monkey’ trial of 1925 when evolutionist and creationist beliefs were attacked and defended in open court.

 


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