Event—Adult Education

The Roaring Twenties and the Making of Modern America

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In this class, we will learn about how the 1920s helped create America as a world superpower.

Newark, 1920s. Source: Stockholm Transport Museum Commons, No restrictions, via Wikimedia Commons

Class Description

The 1920's was an exciting and eventful period of time for the United States and the world. It has been represented as a carefree time after the Great War, but great change occurred and a growing United States grew into a global power. We will learn about how these changes helped create America as a world superpower.

Tom Irvine works with technology in his day job and loves to teach about history, mysteries, and spy stories at night.

Materials List


  • Instructor-Distributed Materials

First Reading:

  • No first reading assignment

Cost and Registration

This class is full, but you can still register for the waitlist on Learning Stream.

Five sessions, $205 ($184.50 for Newberry members, seniors, and students). Learn about becoming a member.

To register multiple people for this class, please go through the course calendar in Learning Stream, our registration platform. When you select the course and register, you’ll be prompted to add another registrant.

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