This new resource is designed to give students and researchers new insight into the 1920s in American history, through an in-depth analysis of forty important primary source documents and their lasting effect on American history. Defining Documents in American History: The 1920s offers in-depth critical analysis of 40 primary source documents important to this uproarious decade in American history. Articles begin by introducing readers to the historical context, followed by a description of the author's life and circumstances in which the document was written. A document analysis, written by professional writers and historians, guides readers in understanding key elements of language, rhetoric, and social and political meaning that define the significance of the author and document in American history. Defining Documents in American History: The 1920s provides detailed analysis of a wide array of topics, including: * Treaty of Versailles & The League of Nations* Prohibition* Women's Right to Vote* The Great Migration of African Americans & the Harlem Renaissance* Stock Market Collapse & the onset of the Great DepressionThis collection will introduce students and educators to a diverse range of genres, including journals, letters, speeches, government legislation, and court opinions. Documents represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that define social, political and cultural subjects throughout American history.