World War 1, Women’s Suffrage, and Roaring 20s

5.42 Summarize the reasons for American entry into World War I, including submarine attacks on the Lusitania and the Zimmerman Telegram. 

5.43 Locate and map the countries of the Central and Allied Powers during World War I.

  • Tennessee Through Time, page 150

5.44 Explain the roles of significant people and groups in World War I, including Herbert Hoover, John J. Pershing, doughboys, Lawrence Tyson, and Alvin C. York. 

5.45 Refer to details and examples in a text to explain the aims of world leaders in the Treaty of Versailles and why the United States rejected Wilson’s League of Nations. 

5.46 Evaluate the role of Tennessee as the “Perfect 36” and the work of Anne Dallas Dudley, Harry Burn, and Governor Roberts in the fight for women’s suffrage and Josephine Pearson’s opposition.

5.47 Make connections with the growth of popular culture of the “Roaring Twenties” with the following: 

  1. W.C. Handy, Bessie Smith
  2. automobiles, radios, and nickelodeons
  3. Harlem Renaissance
  4. WSM, Grand Ole Opry
  5. Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis
  6. mass production, “just in time” inventory, appliances

5.48 Determine the meaning and use of economic terms credit, interest, and debt and the role these played in the economy of the 1920s.