The Roaring 20's


Welcome to the Roaring Twenties WebQuest! During this quest, you will embark on a journey back in time to explore the cultural, social, and economic transformations that defined the 1920s in the United States. Get ready to dive into the era of flappers, jazz, prohibition, and economic prosperity!


Your task is to investigate various aspects of the Roaring Twenties and gain a deeper understanding of the events, people, and cultural phenomena that shaped this vibrant period in American history. You will choose one topic from the list provided below and create a presentation to showcase your findings:

  • The Jazz Age
  • Prohibition and the Speakeasies
  • The Harlem Renaissance
  • Women's Rights and the Flapper Culture
  • Economic Prosperity and Consumerism
  1. Select Your Topic: Choose one aspect of the Roaring Twenties that interests you the most from the list provided above.

  2. Research Your Topic: Use the provided online resources to research your chosen topic. Pay attention to key events, influential figures, cultural developments, and societal impacts.

  3. Create a Presentation: Prepare a creative and informative presentation to showcase your findings. You can choose to create a PowerPoint presentation, a poster, a multimedia project, or any other format approved by your teacher.

  4. Share Your Presentation: Present your findings to your classmates, highlighting the significance of your chosen topic during the Roaring Twenties. Be prepared to answer questions and engage in discussions about your research.


Learning Advice:

  • Take notes as you research to keep track of important information and key points.
  • You can use a variety of reliable sources to gather information and ensure accuracy in your presentation.
  • Organize your presentation in a clear and logical manner, with an introduction, main points, and conclusion.
  • Practice your presentation to become familiar with the material and confident in your delivery.
  • Prepare yourself to answer questions about your topic accurately.

Congratulations! You have successfully completed your journey through the Roaring Twenties. By exploring the cultural, social, and economic dynamics of this dynamic era, you have gained valuable information into the complex history of America. 

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This WebQuest was created by Erin Kelley!!!!