We investigated the basics of the Great Depression and solved a bit of a mystery about the causes of the economic crisis – did you challenge your parents about their knowledge of why the Depression happened?
In our next class, we will look at a few specific groups in the American 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 below 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
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