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Warm up

1) Copy new section title, #, EQ

2) Answer in complete sentences on LEFT below EQs:

What did you and hour family have to do to survive the Great Depression?

How was your life during this time?

How did you feel during the simulation?

Did you experience anything that connects with life today?


Round 1 - 1929

The Roaring

20s




Round 3 - 1935

Hoovervilles



Men

Women


  • The Great Depression Notes

  • I. Causes of Great Depression

    • buying on credit + stock price bubble

    • worldwide decrease in trade

  • II. Start of Great Depression

    • Stock Market Crash of 1929

    • Closing of banks due to excessive expansion of credit

    • Pres. Herbert Hoover takes hands off approach

  • III. Effects of Great Depression

    • A. 1 out of 4 Americans were unemployed (could not FIND a job)

    • B. People lost savings held in banks


  • IV. Life for Americans during depression

    • A. Sold household items to pay living expenses

    • B. Orphanages grew as families could not support children

    • C. Many left their homes

      • 1. They shared homes with others

      • 2. They built “Hoovervilles:” shanties named after President Hoover

      • 3. Made their own clothes

    • D. FDR elected and starts the New Deal

    • 1. Establishes work for people (CCC)

    • 2. Bank Holiday

    • 3. Breadlines established


  • IV. Coping with the Great Depression

    • A. Escapism

      • Movies provided entertainment

      • Candy and alcohol helped people escape

    • B. Crime wave

      • 1. increase in theft & crime

      • 2. Swelling of prison populations



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