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271 resources with the keyterm great depression

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The Cultural Environment during the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the Great Depression and explore the American culture and art during that time period.
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Freedom: A History of US - What's the Slant?

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Learners explore how experiences, beliefs, values, traditions, and motives shape history.
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1935: What Should the Government Do about

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explain that between 1929 and 1933, the number of people who had jobs in the city fell by 75%. They study a pamphlet written during that time, and answer questions about the social issues of the day.
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The Great Depression Group Activity

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders work in groups filling in worksheets learning about and appreciating conditions during the Great Depression. They analyze the difference in the cost of living today versus the Depression years.
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A Helping Hand

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast living standards of the Great Depression era with those of today. They define the role of a civic organization in a community. They discuss the importance of seasonal work upon the economic status of a...
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A Date Which Will Live in Infamy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" War Address. Students read the original first typed draft of the speech, and compare handwritten changes with the original to determine whether the changes strengthened or...
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Why is Roosevelt on the Dime?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a variety of reference resources to research the life of Franklin Roosevelt. From this research, they determine why his image was chosen to appear on the dime.