THE GREAT
DEPRESSION
BEGINS

Photos by photographer Dorothea Lange
FARMERS STRUGGLE

Photo by Dorothea Lange

• No industry suffered as
much as
______________
• During _______________
Europ...
HOOVER WINS
1928 ELECTION
• Republican _________
___________ ran
against Democrat Alfred
E. Smith in the _______
election
...
THE 1929 CRASH
• In September the Stock Market
had some unusual up & down
movements
• On October 24, the market took
_____...
THE GREAT DEPRESSION

Alabama family, 1938 Photo by Walter Evans

• The Stock Market crash
signaled ____________
_________...
FINANCIAL COLLAPSE
• After the crash, many
______________________
______________________
from banks
• Banks had invested i...
SECTION 2: HARDSHIPS
DURING DEPRESSION
• The Great Depression
brought ___________,
_______________, and
__________________...
SOUP KITCHENS

Unemployed men wait in line for food –
this particular soup kitchen was
sponsored by Al Capone

• One of th...
RURAL LIFE DURING THE
DEPRESSION

Between 1929-1932 almost ½ million
farmers lost their land

• While the Depression
was d...
THE DUST BOWL
• A ____________________
gripped the Great Plains
in the _______________.
• Wind scattered the
_________, __...
Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas - 1934
Storm approaching Elkhart,
Kansas in 1937
Dust buried cars and wagons in South Dakota
in 1936
HARDEST HIT REGIONS
• _________, ________,
_______, __________,
and ___________
were the hardest hit
regions during the
Du...
• The 1930s created the term
“______________” to
describe _______________.
• 300,000 _____________–
or __________– _______...
EFFECTS OF DEPRESSION
• _______________________
more than 30% between
1928-1932
• _______________________
sharply in urban...
Hoover had little chance to be re-elected in 1932
Of Mice and Men
By John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck
-Lived: __________
______________
-Wrote _________in
his life.
-Won the _...
Of Mice and Men
By John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men
-Written in the form of
________in ___________.
-Is set ________________...
Of Mice and Men
By John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men deals with many
themes, including:
+_________________
+_________________...
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 B...
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  1. 1. THE GREAT DEPRESSION BEGINS Photos by photographer Dorothea Lange
  2. 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. 3. HOOVER WINS 1928 ELECTION • Republican _________ ___________ ran against Democrat Alfred E. Smith in the _______ election • Hoover emphasized years of ____________ under Republican administrations • ____________________ __________________
  4. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 11. Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas - 1934
  12. 12. Storm approaching Elkhart, Kansas in 1937
  13. 13. Dust buried cars and wagons in South Dakota in 1936
  14. 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. 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. 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. 17. Hoover had little chance to be re-elected in 1932
  18. 18. Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck John Steinbeck -Lived: __________ ______________ -Wrote _________in his life. -Won the _________ for 3 of them, including _______________.
  19. 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. 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. 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.
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