The 1920s: Prosperity and Paradox

Topic 4: What was the Harlem Renaissance/New Negro movement, and why was it so significant? Who were some of the key thinkers and artists associated with this phenomenon? What is the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance today?

Topic 5: What was nativism and why did it grow in popularity during this time period? What was the Sacco and Vanzetti trial about and how was it illustrative of nativism? How was the revival of the KKK related to nativism, and how was the Klan in the 1920s different from the original hate group that emerged during Reconstruction?