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Paired Writing: Hoover and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here’s an activity that asks class members to synthesize and apply what they have learned of the stock market crash and of the political philosophies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In the first part of the exercise,...
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The Crash and The New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did the stock market crash in 1929 when everything seemed to be going so well in the 1920s? Analyze the economic choices of the times that caused the crash and the Great Depressions occur. Hard hitting economics and the policies of...
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Paired Writing: Hoover and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the problems that the Great Depression presented for Americans. In this historical perspectives lesson, students analyze problems presented to them and then brainstorm solutions. Young scholars compose letters to...
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Herbert Hoover and the Dust Bowl

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Shanty towns made by Dust Bowl migrants were called Hoovervilles for a reason. Examine the policies Herbert Hoover put in place to help victims of the Dust Bowl and Great Depression. You'll find he didn't do much and the result was...
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Paired Writing: Hoover and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify how the Great Depression affected various groups in society. They propose solutions for some of those problems. Students comprehend the general political philosophies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano...
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Herbert Hoover

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students practice their reading comprehension skills by reading an article about Herbert Hoover. They answer questions to test for comprehension.
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President Herbert Hoover

For Students 4th - 6th
For this President Herbert Hoover worksheet, students read a 4 page article on the history of Hoover's life and presidency and then answer 10 true and false questions.
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The Great Depression (1921-1941)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From the stock market crash of 1929 to the New Deal and FDR, this presentation covers it all. Examine the causes, effects, politics, and culture of the Great Depression. Images, block text, and embedded hyperlinks make this a great...
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President Hoover Encourages Private Charity

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze a letter from Herbert Hoover to a little girl collecting donations to help those in need during the Great Depression. Students respond to 7 short answer questions about the letter.
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Herbert Hoover

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research Herbert Hoover's early years and relate events in his life to later actions and policies as President. They identify ways they can display acts of citizenship.
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The Great Depression

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Great Depression does not fit into a simplistic narrative. This video introduces learners to the complicated and complex nature of this historical event in the United States with a heavy emphasis on the progression of economic...
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Hoover Success?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the presidency of Herbert Hoover. In this Great Depression lesson, 9th graders visit Hoover's library online and analyze the efforts made by Hoover to remedy the Great Stock Market Crash.
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F.D.R. and the New Deal

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Discover how President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to alleviate hardships of the Great Depression by analyzing the words of his inaugural address and exploring the various New Deal programs he would later implement.
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1920s Policies of American Presidents

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this 1920's America instructional activity, 11th graders compare and contrast the policies of Presidents Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and...
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Hoover Responds to Unemployment

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the responses of Herbert Hoover to the challenges of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students discuss how Hoover tried to improve the unemployment in the U.S. at the onset of the depression and...
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Surviving the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the impact the Great Depression had on families.  For this Great Depression lesson, students listen to a short PowerPoint lesson given by the teacher and have a class discussion on the financial sacrifices families had...
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"We'd Like to Thank You, Herbert Hoover"

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine video clips and Web sites related to relevant productions, study song lyrics, and compare and contrast actual history with Broadway history. They create lyrics for a new song based on a contemporary or historical figure...
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Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...
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Herbert Hoover: Iowa Farm Boy an World Humanitarian

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Learners research Herbert Hoover's life and how he became known as a "Great Humanitarian." Students use images and historic places in their research.
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The Great Depression and New Deal

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
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The Great Depression Begins

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this Great Depression worksheet, students review a chapter as they write 8 people or terms that match 8 quotations, respond to 5 multiple choice questions, and elaborate on a historical theme regarding the American economy, the Dust...
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The Great Depression: 1930s through WWII

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Here is an oddly formated presentation that does have some great information and neat ideas. It includes images and text describing the causes and effects of the Great Depression, FDR, Herbert Hoover, and Eleanor Roosevelt. It also...
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The Great Depression 1929-1940

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Great Depression was the devastating result of a world-wide financial meltdown. From the causes of the crisis to its effects in the Hoovervilles and Dust Bowl, a PowerPoint presentation takes viewers through the story of the...
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The Stock Market Crash and the Origins of the New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the causes and consequences of the 1929 stock market crash, and evaluate Hoover's response. They identify the causes of the Great Depression, explain its global context, and evaluate the success of the New Deal.

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