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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
Students 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. Students compose letters to Herbert...
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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
Students 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 Roosevelt and...
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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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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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President Herbert Hoover

For Students 4th - 6th
In 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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1920s Policies of American Presidents

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this 1920's America lesson, 11th graders compare and contrast the policies of Presidents Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover....
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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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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.  In 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 to...
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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
Students 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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The Great Depression: Economic Causes and Repercussions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Brother, can you spare a dime? Scholars investigate an AP review video to understand the causes of the Great Depression and the economic collapse of the American economy. Viewers examine the many economic factors leading to the worst...
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Executive Offices

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners examine the role of the executive branch of the federal government and make educated judgments regarding its efficiency. They research the history of the Hoover Commission and the various reorganizations of the executive branch...
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Starving For Total War - Turnip Winter 1916

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How important is food to the outcome of war? Scholars investigate the impact of starvation on the home front of European nations during the First World War. They view a short video clip from the 32-part Great War series to analyze the...
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Deportations

For Students 4th - 12th
A video details the life of the Castañeda family starting in Los Angelas in the 1920s. Daughter, Emilia, tells her story of how her family was deported during the Great Depression and her struggles to return the United States of America. 
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The Great Depression and the Federal Government

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study the effects of the Great Depression on the role of the federal government in the American economy. They reflect on the approaches to government involvement in the economy taken by the Hoover and Roosevelt...
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Latin: The Language of Ancient Rome

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers gain understanding about where some of today's words originated by reviewing a list of Latin words and their meanings. They work in small groups to create dictionary pages which will then be compiled into a large...
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2016 Electoral College Map

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The electoral college can be confusing for citizens of any age. Clear up misconceptions with a handy printable map that details how many electoral votes are allotted to each state, as well as a history of modern elections, complete with...
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The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the...
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Brave New World Allusions and Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this worksheet on allusion and vocabulary, high schoolers review a list of allusions and terms unique to Huxley's Brave New World. Worksheet serves as preparation for the reading.
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The Meaning of America: Equality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a...
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The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
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The Meaning of America: Self-Command

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Even for one of the most accomplished men in American history, there was room for improvement. Challenge high schoolers to use Benjamin Franklin's Project for Moral Perfection to analyze text, make inferences, connect to historical...
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The Stock Market and the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does the Stock Market work, what was Black Tuesday, and how did the Market crass of 1929 lead to the Great Depression? Have your class play this stock market game for two weeks to better explain how the stock market works.
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The New Deal

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did the New Deal end the Great Depression? Did it destroy American freedom or expand the definition of liberty? In addition to reviewing the traditional alphabet soup of government programs, this video will offer your learners the...
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Good Time and Bad: Roaring 20's, Great Depression, and WWII quiz

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Quiz your students on various topics related to the Roaring 20's, The Great Depression, and WWII. They'll ace any test after viewing this slide show. Tip: Turn this quiz into a game, see which side of the class is ready for the test.
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$69 Million President

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students use the Internet to research and characterize selected presidents. In this presidential characteristics lesson, students visit several websites, gather information on a particular president and then analyze him based on 7...
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"Breadline": The Great Depression Causes, Consequences and Recovery

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students compare prices of popular items of late 1920s to cost of those items presently, determine which companies are best in which to invest, analyze causes and consequences of stock market crash of 1929, and evaluate significance of...
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Boxer Rebellion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students research China and the Boxer Rebellion. In groups, they gather information using the internet and other sources. Students participate in a simulation where they become foreign correspondents for a local television station. One...
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The Great Depression (1920–1940)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Great Depression. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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20c American Presidents

For Students 8th - 12th
For this American Presidents worksheet, students respond to 25 matching questions that require them to match the 25 former Presidents to the appropriate phrases, events, or quotes.
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Start of the Great Depression

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the causes and impact of the Great Depression. For this 20th century American history lesson, 7th graders view a PowerPoint presentation featuring images of the time period and discuss how the depression...
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The Great Depression and The New Deal

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Great Depression worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and 20 identification questions about the depression, historical figures during the time period, and New Deal legislation.
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The Golden Twenties and the Great Depression

For Students 8th - 11th
In this 20th century history instructional activity, students read 12 statements and determine whether each of them describes 1920s America or the Great Depression.
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The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let's take a look back at America during the 1920s and 1930s. Information regarding the economics in the 1920s that led to some of the issues during the 1930s are covered using text and images. Learners will consider economic booms,...
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Lindenwald: Martin Van Buren

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars examine maps, readings, photos, drawings and political cartoons in order to describe the personality and character of Martin Van Buren as reflected by his lifestyle. They identify Van Buren's political views and political...
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Hunt the Fact Monster #20

For Students 3rd
In this search engine worksheet, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 10 short answer and multiple choice questions using the given website.
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A Shared Past - Presidental Election of 1952

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore percentage of votes received by presidential candidates in Texas from 1932-1944. They create a bar graph of the collected data. From interpreting data, students conclude what factors brought about the Eisenhower...
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Geology: History of Earth

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the history of the Earth and the study of geology. They explain the different time periods in the history of the Earth. Students create a salt and flour map of the Earth as it was during their time period. They research...
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You Either Know It Or You Don’t!

For Students 6th - 8th
In this research skills worksheet, students research the answers to fifteen questions that involve all the subjects across the board.
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American Presidents 20c

For Students 6th
In this matching worksheet, 6th graders match the U. S. president with an act, trial, policy, or event that occurred during his presidency. Students match 25 answers.
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American Presidents Matching Activity

For Students 8th
In this American Presidents worksheet, 8th graders match the names of 17 presidents with statements related to their presidency. A reference web site is given for additional activities
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You Either Know it or You Don't 5

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Internet research skills worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer trivia questions. Students may use reference sources if they don't know the answers.
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Chapter 16 – The 1920s

For Students 9th - 12th
In this 1920's America worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages about the decade and respond to 47 short answer questions.
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Children of War

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students discuss children's rights during wartime and watch public service announcements. After reading excerpts from children's diaries of war, they work in groups to create a storyboard for their own PSA on children's rights during...
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20C American Presidents

For Students 5th - 7th
In this American Presidents worksheet, students match the names of 25 Presidents with a phrase that describes an event in their term. This page begins with number 51 and goes to number 75.
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Citizenship Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive civics worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about the history and civics of the United States. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Uniquely Leaves

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the uniquely diverse structural design of leaves and demonstrate knowledge of interdependence between structure and environment through research, laboratory activity and written summary.
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Mining Disasters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the risks and sacrifices miners have made in order for all of us to have the use of precious metals. They explore the "Miners Museum" website and read the article on uses of coal. They brainstorm a list of what would be...

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