You have seen many of the effects of the Depression on the general public, and also a little bit about the approach of the Hoover administration. What about specific groups of the population that were affected in various ways? Remember, the Depression only directly affected one-third of the population – but those that were hit really suffered! you will be one of those people in our next class as we share depressing stories created by … YOU!
You will be given a role for the next class and will have the opportunity to create a “scrapbook” page that summarizes your life during the depression. Consult your section of the “LifeDuringtheGreatDepression
Life During the Depression” reading and follow the instructions and rubric carefully. An Last Hired - Life in the Depression example
example of an African American during the Depression is available here!