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 single “scrapbook” page that summarizes your life during the Great Depression. Consult your section of the Life During the Depression” reading “LifeDuringtheGreatDepression
Life During the Depression” reading and follow the instructions and rubric carefully. You can check out any other resource you want to consult, especially if you can get a great primary source quote! An example of an African American during the Depression is available here! Last Hired - Life in the Depression rubric