The Great Depression
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5 (2 ratings)
by Ashly Winkle
| 22 Questions
Note from the author:
Engaging lesson on Great Depression that teaches student about the Great Depression as they practice their critical thinking, reading, and writing skills. contest.
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Now that you have completed the HyperDoc lesson....
What are your thoughts about the picture above ?
What do you think the people are waiting in line for?
Do you think they agreed that the American way at that time was the "world's highest standard of living" as stated on the billboard behind them?
Read the passage on the left. Enter your answers to the questions on the right.
The Great Depression
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In President Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address (first speech as President of the United States), what was the only thing that the American people had to fear?
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The name of the President of the U.S. when the stock market crashed was_. (first and last name)
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The name of the President of the U.S. who served during the Great Depression and served as Commander in Chief during World War II was (first and last name)
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The definition of this word is "making an investment that is risky, but might bring your big earnings based on a feeling optimism."
A stock
B stock market
C speculation
D federal reserve
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Which of the following was NOT a cause of the Great Depression?
Weak banking system
Economic policies
Underproduction of goods
Decline in the farming industry
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Circle the states affected by the Dust Bowl
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Which states were affected by the Dust Bowl?
Roosevelt and the New Deal
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The Dust Bowl: Look at the image below, then write a paragraph based on the writing prompt.
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The Dust Bowl Writing Prompt: Imagine you are the person in the picture. What thoughts, feelings, and actions are going through your mind? If you lived then and in the area affected by the Dust Bowl, do you think you would have survived? Explain some things you might do in order to survive.
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