Project #53620 - History

 

 

Unit 8 The Great Depression and the New Deals 

Objectives  

1.   to understand the long and short term causes of the Depression (the roles played by production & credit)

2.  to comprehend what it was, how long it lasted and how it affected males, females, laborers, farmers, minorities

3.  to learn about and understand what caused the Dustbowl, where it was located, how Americans living there dealt with

     it, to understand the culture of the Dustbowl (Guthrie, Steinbeck)

4.    to understand the the Election of 1932 & its historical significance  

5.    to compare and understand the different approaches taken by Presidents Hoover and FDR to tackle the Depression

6.     to learn about the NEW DEALS: what they were, when they emerged, what were they designed to achieve

their immediate and long-term affects on American life and values, laissez-faire capitalism, & the power of the federal government

7.    to study major New Deal legislation and how it currently affects Americans: the WPA, Social Security,The Glass-Steagal

      and National Labor Relations Acts

8.    to understand the “Great Society, when it originated, who originated it, and how both are  related to the New Deals

9.  to study and develop an appreciation for Depression Era music, and crooner Bing Crosby

10. to learn the geography of the Great Depression 

 


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Lecture

View unit 8 video

part 1:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5IZnzdWF8Y

part 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RsFFUF9kUM

 January 13

Readings 

The Nation Confronts the Great Depression & Work Relief During the Great Depression  January 13

Quiz 

based on the Reading mentioned above

 January 13 
Unit 8 Exam

 Covers material related to unit 8 (the Great Depression and the New Deals).

The Unit 8 Exam consists of 35 multiple choice questions. You will have 45 minutes to complete the exam

 January 13 by 11:59pm

Subject History
Due By (Pacific Time) 01/13/2015 12:00 am
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