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Progressive Era, Roaring Twenties, and World War I ETHS Teaching Materials

 ETHS Teaching Materials:  ETHS Teaching Materials are student-friendly essays and classroom activities developed by ETHS staff.  The essays and activities are designed based on the Tennessee Social Studies Standards. The downloadable teacher packets also include primary sources and images when available.

Alvin C. York

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Standard: 5.44, US.28

Key Words: Alvin C. York, World War I, Medal of Honor

Anne Dallas Dudley

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Standards: 5.46, US.18

Key Words:  Suffrage, 19th amendment

Clarence Saunders

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Standard: U. S. 32

Key Words:  Clarence Saunders, Piggly Wiggly, Memphis, Grocery store

Coal Creek War

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Standards: US. 15

Key Words:Convict labor, Coal Creek, Mining, Strike

Harry T. Burn and the Perfect 36

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Standards: 5.46, US.18

 Key Words:  Harry T. Burn, Feb Burn, Suffrage, 19th Amendment, Perfect 36

Ida B. Wells

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Standards: 5.41, U.S. 36

Key Words: Ida B. Wells, lynching, segregation

Josephine Pearson

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Standards: 5.46, U.S. 18 

Key Words: Suffrage, Anti-suffrage, 19th Amendment

Lawrence Tyson

WORD   PDF

Standards: 5.44

Key Words: Lawerence Tyson, World War I, airplanes

Radio WSM and the Grand Old Opry

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Standards: 5.47, U.S. 44

Key Words: Radio WSM, Grand Ole Opry, County Music, Nashville

Randolph Miller

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Standards: 5.41

Key Words:  Randolph Miller, Segregation, Chattanooga

Scopes Trial

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Standard: U.S. 38

Key Words:  John Scopes, Evolution, William Jennings Bryan, Clarence Darrow, Monkey Trial, Dayton TN.

William Christopher W.C. Handy and the Birth of Memphis Blues

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Standards:5.47, U.S. 44

Key Words:  W.C. Handy, Memphis, Blues