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K-W-L. Turn to page 461 FL1 and FL2 Read all of the information relating to FL History and answer the following question: What events inspired legislation and agencies to begin regulating importation, exportation, taxation, and education within the State of Florida?.
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K-W-L • Turn to page 461 FL1 and FL2 • Read all of the information relating to FL History and answer the following question: • What events inspired legislation and agencies to begin regulating importation, exportation, taxation, and education within the State of Florida?
The Great DepressionCh. 14SS.912.A.5.11: Examine causes, course, and consequences of the Great Depression and the New Deal.
What industrial weakness signaled a declining economy in the 1920s? • Industries weakened/lost profit • Housing construction halted • How did Big corps lose profit? • Agriculture Suffers • Overproduction increased • Demand for crops fails after WWI=defaulted loans • McNary-Haugen Bill • Price supports • Limited earned income • Rising prices, stagnant wages, unbalanced distribution of income • Credit • Increases the consumer debt and makes it ____________. • Distribution of Income • Unequal increase in income
President Herbert Hoover Administration “We in America are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before.”- President H. Hoover • Opposed Agriculture Subsidies • Favored Federal Farm Board. Why? • Favored the Agriculture Marketing Act • Boulder Canyon Project Act (Hoover Dam) • Opposed high tariffs Subsidies • Created a non-partisan Commission • Former Mining Engineer from Iowa • Former Bureaucrat • Quiet and Reserved • Record of Prosperity • Republican Candidate vs. Alfred E. Smith
Stock Market Why was the stock market so desireable? Stock Market Crashes- September 1929! Stocks peaked then fell Investor sold their stocks rapidly Market Plunges Oct. 24, 1929! (Black Tuesday): 10-29-1929 Shareholders sell before plunges continue (16.4 mill) Increase in available stocks Ppl left with huge debts Lost savings Q: What effect did this crash have on our importation of European goods abroad? • Allowed economic prosperity with a formal education • Bull Market inspired increased in purchased bonds and stocks (3-4 million) • across socioeconomic lines • Many ignored the risks • Bought on the margin • Inability to pay back loans if stock dropped
America Suffers The Lives of People The following increased in cities Unemployment, homelessness, shanty towns, garbage can diving, violence, racial hate crimes, deportation of Mexicans Social Help? Soup kitchens Bread lines Charities Public agencies
I couldn’t imagine such financial disaster touching my small world; it surely concerned only the rich. But by the first week of November . . . I was without a job. All that next week I searched for any kind of work that would prevent my leaving school. Again it was, ‘We’re fir- ing, not hiring.’. . . I went to school and cleaned out my locker, knowing it was impossible to stay on. A piercing chill was in the air as I walked back to the rooming house.” Q: Infer the difference between the relative prosperity between ethnic groups and social class during the Great Depression from both sources above.
Map Skill • Turn to page 474 • View the map indicating the affects of the Dust Bowl in rural areas. • Q: How were rural areas affected as a result of the Great Depression? • Why might most of the migrants who left the Dust Bowl have traveled west? • Be sure to identify the regions of the Dust Bowl within your response
Primary Document Analysis • Analyze the Picture • How has the Great Depression impacted the lives of American families? • Be sure to include themes and cite claims to support your answer. Picture by Dorothy Lange’s
Political Cartoon Analysis • Directions: Analyze the Cartoon and determine the message with a partner by using • W (words present) • A (actions depicted) • V (visual devices) • E (emotions expressed) • S (symbols used)