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  • 1. THE GREAT DEPRESSION BEGINS Photos by photographer Dorothea Lange
  • 2. FARMERS STRUGGLE Photo by Dorothea Lange • No industry suffered as much as ______________ • During _______________ European demand for American crops ________ • _____________________ _______________ • Farmers increased production sending prices ______________
  • 3. HOOVER WINS 1928 ELECTION • Republican _________ ___________ ran against Democrat Alfred E. Smith in the _______ election • Hoover emphasized years of ____________ under Republican administrations • ____________________ __________________
  • 4. THE 1929 CRASH • In September the Stock Market had some unusual up & down movements • On October 24, the market took ___________________________ ________________. • ________________, now known as __________________, the bottom fell out • People who had bought on margin (credit) were stuck with ________________________.
  • 5. THE GREAT DEPRESSION Alabama family, 1938 Photo by Walter Evans • The Stock Market crash signaled ____________ ______________________ __________. • The Great Depression is generally defined as the period from 1929 – 1940 in which the ______ ____ ______________________ ______________________ _________________. • The crash alone did not cause the Great Depression, but it ______ ______________________.
  • 6. FINANCIAL COLLAPSE • After the crash, many ______________________ ______________________ from banks • Banks had invested in the Stock Market and lost money • In 1929- 600 ___________ • By 1933 – 11,000 of the 25,000 ____________ ______________________ __. Bank run 1929, Los Angeles
  • 7. SECTION 2: HARDSHIPS DURING DEPRESSION • The Great Depression brought ___________, _______________, and _____________________. • Across the country, people lost _________, and _____________ • Some built __________ ___________out_______ _____________. • Before long whole shantytowns (__________ ______________________ ____) sprung up
  • 8. SOUP KITCHENS Unemployed men wait in line for food – this particular soup kitchen was sponsored by Al Capone • One of the common features of ________ _________during the era were __________ __________________ __________ • Soup kitchens and bread lines offered __________________ __________________ ____________.
  • 9. RURAL LIFE DURING THE DEPRESSION Between 1929-1932 almost ½ million farmers lost their land • While the Depression was difficult for everyone, ____________ _____________; ______ ______________________ _____________. • Thousands of farmers, however, _____________. • Many turned to ________ ______________________ ______________________ ________________.
  • 10. THE DUST BOWL • A ____________________ gripped the Great Plains in the _______________. • Wind scattered the _________, _________ ________________ • The resulting dust _____ _____________________ _______. • One storm in 1934 picked up _________________ _______________. Plains an carried it to the East Coast Kansas Farmer, 1933
  • 11. Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas - 1934
  • 12. Storm approaching Elkhart, Kansas in 1937
  • 13. Dust buried cars and wagons in South Dakota in 1936
  • 14. HARDEST HIT REGIONS • _________, ________, _______, __________, and ___________ were the hardest hit regions during the Dust Bowl • __________________ ____________ to California and other Pacific Coast states Boy covers his mouth to avoid dust, 1935
  • 15. • The 1930s created the term “______________” to describe _______________. • 300,000 _____________– or __________– _________ _______________________ ____________________(tho usands were teenagers) • _______________________ was common on railroad property; over 50,000 people were ____________. HOBOES TRAVEL AMERICA
  • 16. EFFECTS OF DEPRESSION • _______________________ more than 30% between 1928-1932 • _______________________ sharply in urban areas • Three times as many people were ____________ _______________________ _________________. • Many people showed great _______________________ ______. • Additionally, many people developed habits of ______ ______________________.
  • 17. Hoover had little chance to be re-elected in 1932
  • 18. Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck John Steinbeck -Lived: __________ ______________ -Wrote _________in his life. -Won the _________ for 3 of them, including _______________.
  • 19. Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck Of Mice and Men -Written in the form of ________in ___________. -Is set ________________. -Provides first-hand insight into ______________________. -One of Steinbeck’s ________ ________________along with _________________ ___________________.
  • 20. Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck Of Mice and Men deals with many themes, including: +_________________ +_________________ +_____________________________ __________________________ Types of _________found in OM&M: +racism: _______________________ ______________________________ +misogyny:______________________ ______________________________ +ableism: _______________________ ______________________________
  • 21. Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck -Of Mice and Men has been made into a movie 3 different times and soon will be back on Broadway starring James Franco and Chris O’Dowd. -Still one of the most beloved classics.