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Laws and Trials of the 1920's

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    "The business of America is business."

    - President Calvin Coolidge

    Read:

    In this assignment you will explore the significant laws and trials that shaped the politics and culture of the 1920's.

    • What was Prohibition?
    • What is a suffragist?
    • Who were Sacco and Vanzetti?
    • Why was the Scopes Trial called the "Monkey" Trial?

    By the end of your study you will know the answer to these and other questions.

             Research:

    Visit Ohio State University to learn about Prohibition. You will see a table of contents of topics on Prohibition. Click on and read the information titled: "Why was there Prohibition in the United States?"

    Respond:

    Complete the Laws and Trials 1920's Worksheet (attached below)

    Go to the next page to submit the worksheet.