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(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%
and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

Title: Consumerism in the 1920s

Date: October 8, 2014

Write down the

Topical Essential Question.

 Title: Consumerism in the 1920s  Date: October 8, 2014  Write down the Topical
 Title: Consumerism in the 1920s  Date: October 8, 2014  Write down the Topical

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

America change socially, politically, and economically?  The 1920s was a very interesting time in US

The 1920s was a very

interesting time in US history.

It consisted of the following:

Consumerism

Mass Production

Age of the Automobile

New Government Policies

Ailing Agriculture

 Consumerism  Mass Production  Age of the Automobile  New Government Policies  Ailing
 Consumerism  Mass Production  Age of the Automobile  New Government Policies  Ailing

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a

SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

America change socially, politically, and economically? Pair Share: Discuss with your partner what you think it

Pair Share: Discuss with your partner what you think it means to be a consumer.

0 5: Consumerism

you think it means to be a consumer . 0  5: Consumerism  a preoccupation

a preoccupation with the purchasing of materials.

Consumerism played a huge role in the prosperity of the

1920s economy.

05: Prosperity

To be successful or to thrive

TWS - Reflect on American Society: What are some signs of consumerism in America today?

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

America change socially, politically, and economically?  Electricity sparked the Second Industrial Revolution in
America change socially, politically, and economically?  Electricity sparked the Second Industrial Revolution in

Electricity sparked the Second Industrial Revolution in America.

People were able to make

goods in a more efficient manner which led to businesses expanding.

TWS - Make a Prediction: How do you think mass, cheaper, production of goods affected the average American during this time period? Justify.

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a

SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

America change socially, politically, and economically?  An attempt to manufacture products in the cheapest and
America change socially, politically, and economically?  An attempt to manufacture products in the cheapest and

An attempt to manufacture

products in the cheapest and most efficient means possible

Further moved away from artisanship to people working on only one piece of the product

Consistently repeated themselves

Pair-Share: Explain how the widespread use of the assembly line led to economic prosperity in the 1920s.

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%
and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a

SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

a SEEC paragraph on the following topic: 1920s Consumerism  Henry Ford- founder of Ford Motor

Henry Ford- founder of Ford Motor Company

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

Established the most efficient means of

producing an automobile

The Model T quickly became the most commonly

owned car in America.

Hypothesize: How do you think the assembly line impacted auto

sales?

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a

SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

America change socially, politically, and economically?  The Automobile began to make America a much smaller

The Automobile began

to make America a much

smaller place.

The Automobile began to make America a much smaller place.  Highways and paved roads sprung

Highways and paved roads sprung up

People began to go on ‘Sunday drives’ (much to the consternation of churches)

Suburbs sprang up as people could live a distance away from

work

Courtship practices changes

New business ventures were created

TWS - Prediction: Write down 3 businesses that you think grew

as a result of the automobile. Which do you think is the most important? Explain!

CHALLENGE! With much of the above being positive, list and explain 2 ways the ‘age of the automobile’ could be seen as

negative.

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

a SEEC paragraph on the following topic: 1920s Consumerism  Mass production led people to want

Mass production led people to want to buy, buy and buy.

production led people to want to buy , buy and buy .  To do this,

To do this, many people used brand new methods

of payments:

Installment Plans (0-5?)

Purchaser pays for item over an extended time,

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

without having to put down much money at the time of

purchase

Credit (0-5?)

Buy now, pay later over time

TWS - Elaborate on these concepts:

positives and negatives of these ‘new’ methods of payments? Explain! CHALLENGE! Connect this info to the O-EQ to the left. How do you

think such methods of payment impacted the U.S. economically?

In your mind, what were the

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%
and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

0-5: Superficial?

External or only on the surface; illusion of being real

Hypothesize: Why do you think the 1920s was

considered a time of “superficial prosperity”?

People could not actually afford to buy all of

these things, but they did anyways

Things seem more affordable to people who

would not otherwise be able to afford the

consumer goods Credit & Installment Plans

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%
and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life. DOL : Given an exit card (80%

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

With the Progressive Era coming to an end, the Republican Party took over the White House and Congress.

This led to a change in economic approaches by

the government.

1890-1915: High government involvement in the economy

1920-1932: Little government involvement in the economy

0-5: Laissez Faire?

“hands-off”; Government has little-to-no involvement in the economy

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a

SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

America change socially, politically, and economically?  President Warren Harding  Elected 1920 and

President Warren Harding

Elected 1920 and maintained a policy of laissez faire

 Elected 1920 and maintained a policy of laissez faire  Had a number of scandals

Had a number of scandals in his administration that left behind a negative legacy.

Died in office

Not considered a very good President

Evaluate Laissez Faire:

As- What are 2 pros of laissez faire policies?

Bs- What are 2 cons of laissez faire policies?

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

America change socially, politically, and economically? 0-5: Tariff?  Taxes on imports Coolidge’s Policies

0-5: Tariff?

Taxes on imports

Coolidge’s Policies Included:

 Taxes on imports Coolidge’s Policies Included:  Supported high tariffs on non-American goods 

Supported high tariffs on non-American goods

Lowered taxes on Americans

Was against government intervention in the

economy

Critique Coolidge’s Policies: What would the benefits of raising tariffs on non-American goods be? Lowering taxes on Americans?

(1.2.g) SWBAT identify and evaluate the impact of consumerism on American life.

DOL: Given an exit

card (80% accuracy) SW 1. Answer 3 multiple choice question. 2. Write a SEEC paragraph on the following topic:

1920s Consumerism

a SEEC paragraph on the following topic: 1920s Consumerism  Agri. depression in early 1920's contributed

Agri. depression in early 1920's contributed to an urban migration

U.S. farmers lost agri.

markets in postwar Europe

 U.S. farmers lost agri. markets in postwar Europe  Farmers could not pay mortgages and

Farmers could not pay mortgages and lost their

T-EQ: How did

consumerism impact American culture in the decade of the 1920s?

O-EQ: How did 1920s post-war America change socially, politically, and economically?

farms

However this caused farmers to move to cities, work in factories and grow the United States

Economy

Draw a connection: How would a decrease in the agricultural industry impact other industries?