The 1920s introduced many modern conveniences, such as washing machines, and many modern ideas, like buying on credit.
Imagine you are a radio broadcaster assigned to write a script or interview for an upcoming public broadcast.
Chooseone of the following topics connected to the 1920s:
Sacco and Vanzetti
Scopes Monkey Trial
Ku Klux Klan
Buying on credit
Birth control clinics
Films and celebrities
Professional sports: baseball and boxing
As a radio broadcaster, write a 1920s broadcast script of approximately 750-1,000 words (uploaded to Classroom).
The news story must address the following:
Detailed description of the topic and its significance to the time
Implications for American society in terms of economic, social, and cultural trends
Incorporate at least 12 specific pieces of historical evidence from a minimum of 4 different primary and secondary sources included in your references.
Some possible sources include the required readings, supplemental readings and additional research using Proquest. Include in text citations for all historical facts within your radio broadcast script.
Format all sources using the APA Guidelines including a title and reference page. Note: Assignments without references will result in an automatic zero.
Optional: For an opportunity of earning up to two additional points, you can record a copy of your script or interview using AudioAce™.