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  21.   Alabama Archives: Teacher Packet--The Great Depression
...tion for teachers: Before the inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, there were no social programs established on a national level to assist those families who were hungry and homeless. Outgoing-President Herbert Hoover had continued to hope that the economy would climb out of the Depression without significant government interference. Those who were suffering had to depend upon the traditional resources of their families and communities. Churches across the nation, along with private charitable institutions like the Red Cross, gave out food and opened soup kitchens. However, the resources of t...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  22.   Roll With The Punches: Depression Era Machinery
Roll With The Punches: Depression Era Machinery Description Groups construct models of simple and complicated machines with Legos. Then they design an experiment using the scientific method. ESE modifications included. Standards Florida Sunshine State Standards SC.C.2.3.4 The student knows that simple machines can be used to change the dire...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  23.   The Great Depression Group Activity
The Great Depression Group Activity Description Students work in groups filling in worksheets learning about and appreciating conditions during the Great Depression. They will be able to analyze the difference in the cost of living today versus the Depression years. Standards Florida Sunshine State Standards SS.A.1.4.2 The stud...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  24.   The Stock Market and the Great Depression
The Stock Market and the Great Depression Description The Students will play the stock market for two weeks in order to better understand how stocks work. The game will help the students understand a major cause of the crash in 1929. Standards Florida Sunshine State Standards SS.A.5.4.4 The student understands social transformations that took place...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  25.   Dealing with Bouts of Depression
Dealing with Bouts of Depression Description The purpose of this lesson is to bring out causes and symptoms of depression. Depression causes a tremendous amount of hurt to ourselves and others. This lesson offers an opportunity for hope to those who suffer from this illness. Standards Florida Sunshine State Standards HE.A.1.2.3 The student...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  26.   The Great Depression
Students on Site Topics Archives Educators Spotlight Maps Bus Tour Links Contact Arts of Citizenship at the University of Michigan Students on Site > Educators > Lesson Plans > The Great Depression Fourth Grade Lesson: The Great Depression State Student Outcome(s) Explain the rights and responsibilities people have as members/citizens of a state; describe and explain, from multiple perspectives, an historical event or experience; identify ways in which individuals and groups in the state depend on eac...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  27.   The Great Depression: Strike!!!
Lesson 5: STRIKE!!! 1. Background information for teachers: The economic dislocations of the Great Depression created fear and anxiety in Alabama's citizens. Urban areas like Birmingham and Huntsville were especially hard hit. Heavily dependent on industry, these cities suffered greatly when the wages and/or hours of its citizens began to be cut back in an effort to combat the economic problems. The severity of the...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  28.   The Great Depression Unit - Relief!
...owing the principle of offering "a hand up, not a hand out," government programs of relief concentrated on supplying only essential foods to the truly destitute. 2. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson, students should be able to: 1. Compare and contrast living standards of the Great Depression era with those of today. 2. Discuss the nutrition and health of the assisted during the Great Depression. 3. Suggested Lesson: 1. As a class, make a list of food items that the students believe is essential for survival. 2. Compare the list with the Relief Order for similarities and differences. 3. Ask the...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  29.   The Great Depression Unit: A Helping Hand
...lected in 1930 pledging to restore economy in state government. Renowned for his personal frugality and conservatism (he had only two cars in his inaugural "parade"), his belief in the limited role of government in the lives of its citizens was tested by the hard economic circumstances of the Great Depression. Most Alabamians at the outset of his term in 1931 doubtlessly shared his views. But by that time community and business leaders were becoming increasingly aware that the economic problems were not going to go away without some form of government leadership. As the winter of 1931-32 approached, concern was...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  30.   Alabama Archives: Teacher Packet -- The Great Depression
Lesson 2: ". . . a delegation of citizens" 1. Background information for teachers: Depression-era Governor Benjamin Meek Miller proposed a tax package to the 1932 Alabama legislature as a means of boosting the state's income to fight the economic disaster. Conservative business leaders defeated the proposals in that year, plunging state finances into chaos. In January of 1933, Miller called the legi...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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