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271 resources with the keyterm great depression

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The New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the history behind The New Deal through using primary source documents. This allows students to discover history with limited background knowledge. They answer questions and receive further clarification with...
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Document Question- The New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use primary resources in order to investigate the historical New Deal era. They describe the measures about housing instituted in the legislation. An evaluation of the measures is written by students. The incorporation of the...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the time period of the Great Depression. In groups, they discover how the Works Progress Administration helped many workers during this time. Using the internet, they research how the government focused on the arts and...
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The Great Depression WebQuest

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the events of the Great Depression. They analyze the events and select those most important to contemporary people and the future of the nation. Students create a PowerPoint presentation over the Great Depression.
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Economic Forces

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the economic forces of scarcity and choice. They examine how these forces affect the management of personal financial resources, shape consumer decisions, and the economic well-being of society. Students research stock...
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Virtual Museum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore various time-periods in American history. They select important events, people, places, and artifacts to explore. Students present their information to the class using PowerPoint.
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Franklin Roosevelt's Proposal for Reforming the Supreme Court: 168 Days of National Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the Great Depression and issues facing Franklin D. Roosevelt. They analyze the legal struggles surrounding the fight against the Depression. Students investigate the agenda of Southern Democrats who defied FDR...
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Out of the Dust -- Part II

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover that literature can be a great way to gather information about the past. Using various types of text, they research its historical data and determine if it is correct. They write two papers to respond to the...
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Arkansas and the Dust Bowl

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars access and use the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information, American Memory collection and Todd and Sonkin collection for research. They develop research skills and strategies, such as key word searches...
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Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work together to develop a survey to ask people who lived during the Great Depression. Using the information from the survey, they write an essay or a poem describing why it was bad for one of their family members to lose their...
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Massachusetts Oral History Project on the Great Depression

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders conduct interviews with a relative or a family friend who lived in Massachusetts during the Depression. They write an essay based on the interview that shows an intimate portrayal of how the lives of the individuals who...
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Introduction to a Unit on the 1930's Depression in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view and discuss photographic images of the Dust Bowl by Dorothea Lange. They discuss who Dorothea Lange was and why she took the pictures, the conservational factors that contributed to the Dust Bowl and migrant workers and the...
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine different explanations for the Great Depression. Analyzing New Deal programs, they discover how it changed the role of the federal government. They discuss the human toll of the Depression and how people moved from...
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Breadline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the breadlines during the Great Depression. They view a short video about different country's responses to mass unemployment. They interview family members if possible who lived during the Depression.
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Surviving the Depression- 1930-1939 Lesson 1: Life During the Depression- Picture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and analyze primary source documents and pictures from the Great Depression Era. They consider ways in which the suffering of the Era could have been alleviated.
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Surviving the Depression- 1930-1939 Lesson 3: Solutions to the Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate the components of the New Deal and role of nonprofit organizations the relief and rebuilding efforts of the Great Depression. They write letters to the organization that they are researching.
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Home of Franklin Delano Roosevelt National Historic Site

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine some early activities and circumstances of Franklin Roosevelt's life and demonstrate how those activities may have influenced his policies and decisions in public life. Structures in their own community created by the...
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Black Americans in Delaware from 1639 to the Present: An Overview

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students complete matching activities and write an essay about Black Americans in Delaware from 1639.
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The Great Depression - Use of Personal Experiences

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars examine and discuss causes and events leading up to The Great Depression, through use of pictures and details of personal experiences.
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Great Depression Laws

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine causes of the Great Depression, discuss laws that were passed to help pull the United States out of the Depression, and write a poem describing hardships a family went through during that time period.
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A Childhood View of the Great Depression in Arkansas

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the causes for the Great Depression of 1929 and see the effects of the depression, the Great Flood, and the drought in Arkansas through the eyes of a child.
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The Depression Domino in "Byway" Arkansas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the effects of the Great Depression on the town of Byway, Arkansas. They read text, participate in a simulation of living in Byway during the Great Depression, and create a list showing how occupations were affected like...
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Figurin Somepin 'Bout the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a scrapbook based on their research of the lives of migrants in California during the Great Depression.
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Studying the Great Depression Through Novels

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders view pictures of life in a small town during the Great Depression in Illinois to gain an understanding of living conditions during the era. They read novels based on life of this era.