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    • THE GREAT DEPRESSION:
    • OBJECTIVES:
      • 1. Explain the causes of the Great Depression
      • 2. Explain how the Great Depression changed the lives of Americans.
      • 3. Describe the impact of the Dust Bowl
      • 4. Discuss President Hoovers approach to helping Americans.
      • 5. Discuss the hardships suffered by farmers, African Americans, Mexican Americans during the Great Depression
      • 6. Describe the steps that Franklin Roosevelt took to end the Great Depression
      • 7. Identify programs developed during the New Deal
      • 8. Describe how the New Deal affected Americans lives.
    • 1. Explain the causes of the Great Depression
      • A. People living on credit
      • B. New people in the stock market
        • Inexperienced and panicked
      • C. Farmers were not paid as well as during the war ($2.00 a bushel – 67cents)
      • D. People had little savings (80% no savings)
      • E. Black Tuesday
    • 2. Explain how the Great Depression changed the lives of Americans.
      • Homes were foreclosed – taken by the banks
      • People lost jobs
      • People moved to find work
        • California
      • Children were put to work
      • Homeless and on the streets
      • Families torn apart
    • 3. Explain the impact of the Dust Bowl
      • Major drought caused the land to dry up
      • Big wind storms
      • Farmers left the Midwest for California
        • Migrant Workers
        • Working all day a person might make $1.50
    • REVIEW: True or False?
      • 1. The stock market is a place where shares or a business are bought and sold.
      • 2. A depression is when the economy falls sharply.
      • 3. Before the depression many farmers had to borrow money to buy machines and were not able to make their payments.
      • 4. As a result of the depression thousands of businesses closed.
      • 5. Foreclosure is when bank takes away property because of missing payments.
    • 4. Discuss President Hoovers approach to helping Americans.
      • President Hoover believed that government charity was not acceptable
      • Americans had to help themselves
      Sorry, I don’t want you to depend on the government!!!
    • Working with a partner…
      • Answer Objective #5
      • Pg 359-361
    • With a partner…
      • Review the first 5 Objectives!!!
    • 5. Discuss the hardships suffered African Americans, Mexican Americans during the Great Depression
      • Often first to be fired
      • Lowered pay
      • Most dangerous jobs
      • Lived in shacks
      • Lived in poorest areas
      • Some blamed for taking jobs
      • Deported
    • #6 Describe the steps that Franklin Roosevelt took to end the Great Depression
      • NEW DEAL
        • “They thing we have to fear
        • is fear itself.”
        • R elief- new jobs
        • R ecovery- banks, businesses, farmers
        • R eform- long term changes in economy
      3 R's
    • FIRESIDE CHATS:
      • Spoke on radio to talk
      • to the public near a
      • Fireplace.
      What does this show?
    • Answers to Pg 374 ?s
      • 1. His advise was to admit failure and try again.
      • 2. White House
      • 3. Roosevelt knew about adversity, hard work, and determination. This helped him connect with the American people
    • THE NEW DEAL:
    • DISAGREEMENT OVER THE NEW DEAL:
      • Thought government was doing too much .
      CONSERVATIVE= LIBERAL= Thought government should do more .
    • NEW DEAL AGENGIES:
      • FDIC = Protect Banks
      • HOLC = Help homeowners with payments
      • FCC = Set rules for TV, Radio
      • SEC = Regulate stocks
      • NLRB = Gives workers right to start unions
      • WPA = Jobs on public projects – Arts
      • Social Security = Care for older Americans, disabled people, jobless, children who need help
      Pg. 377
    • # 7 - Identify programs developed during the New Deal
      • FDIC = Protect Banks
      • HOLC = Help homeowners with payments
      • FCC = Set rules for TV, Radio
      • SEC = Regulate stocks
      • NLRB = Gives workers right to start unions
      • WPA = Jobs on public projects – Arts
      • Social Security = Care for older Americans, disabled people, jobless, children who need help
    • #8 - Describe how the New Deal affected Americans lives
      • Money back in banks
      • Jobs
      • Help with homes
      • Care for elderly
      • Increase in Hope
    • TASK:
      • Create a Poster that expresses the ideas and actions of the NEW DEAL. Use information from chapter 20 (pg 370…) to help you!!!
      • Include the following…
        • Pictures
        • Roosevelt
        • New Deal Agencies
        • Images of Hope
        • How the New Deal affected America
    • CROSSWORD:
      • Across
        • 1. stockmarket
        • 3. newdeal
        • 7. depression
        • 10. blacktuesday
        • 11. liberal
        • 12. firesidechats
        • 13. foreclosure
      • Down
        • 2. liberal
        • 4. hoover
        • 5. eleanor
        • 6. dustbowl
        • 8. publicworks
        • 9. boyle
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    • REVIEW FOR TEST:
      • 1. Vocabulary list – review alone / partner
      • 2. Study objectives… Can you answer them?
      • 3. Jeopardy
      • Be ready for tomorrow!!!
    • ANSWER THE FOLLOWING…
      • 1. WHY DO I COME TO SCHOOL?
      • 2. HOW SHOULD I ENTER THE CLASSROOM?
      • 3. WAS MY BEHAVIOR IN CLASS TODAY GOOD, OR BAD AND WHY?
      • 4. WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN IF / WHEN SOMEONE BEHAVES BAD?