The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression after the stock market crashed of October 1929.*Time periods: August 1929-March 1933*
The Roaring 20's, or the "Jazz Age" was a decade of prosperity and dissipation. It was also the decade full of jazz bands, raccoon coats, flappers, bathroom gin, etc.Time Periods
The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that spanned the 1890's to the 1920's
In modern history, the process of changing from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing.
The Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration, is an informal and loosely defined term for the period in European history in which extensive exploration emerged as a powerful factor for European history.