Unit 7: Gangsters, Great Depression, and the WWII: 1919-1945

VII. Unit Seven: Gangsters, Great Depression, and the WWII: 1919-1945 ( One Week)
Chapters and Sections
Illinois Standards
A. German Communities and WWI (1)
CBS Ch. 8, 9, & 10

B. 1920s- Prosperity and Prohibition (2-3)

16.C.2
1. Torrio and Capone


2. Big Bill Thompson and Ethnic Politics

16.B.4
3. Wetmont and Whiskey Hill- Westmont during Prohibition



C. The Depression

16.C.2
1. Cermak, Kelly and the birth of the Machine


D. WWII (4-5)

16.C.2
1. Economic Effects

16.C.7
2. Social Effects (Letters from Home)

16.B.10
E. Creation of the Ghetto
1. University of Chicago Map Comparison

17.C.4.c
F. White Flight and the creation of the suburb (6)

17.C.4.c