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The Great Depression

Mr. White's U.S. History II classes at Walker Grant Middle School
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Kenneth White

on 21 April 2015

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Transcript of The Great Depression

The Great Depression
Roadmap

1st. Stock Market
2nd. Causes of the Depression
3rd. Impact of the Great Depression
4th. The New Deal
Vocabulary
Federal Reserve: Central bank of the United States
New Deal: Policy of Franklin D. Roosevelt to help the nation recover from the Depression.
Great Depression: Severe economic crisis from 1929-1941, in which many people lost jobs and banks and businesses closed.
Stock Market: A place where stocks of companies are traded.
Social Security: Government program that provides money in the form of pensions to elderly, unemployed, and orphans.
Franklin D. Roosevelt: President during the Great Depression; started the New Deal programs.
Stock: Share of a company
Over-speculate: Guessing too much on the price of stock
Stock Market
Causes of the Depression
Impact of the Great Depression
Q: What is the stock market?
Q: How is trading stocks similar to or different from gambling?
Q: What role did over-speculating play in the days after the stock market crash?
On September 29, 1929, many Americans were spending wildly and borrowing money to keep the good times rolling. Exactly one month later, fortunes had been lost, people were broke, and the nation's economy was in ruins. What had happened?
Causes of the Great Depression
Over-speculation
Banking System collapse
High Tariffs(taxes)
Q: What were the causes for the Great Depression?
Q: How were the lives of Americans affected by the Great Depression?
The New Deal
The New Deal
Social Security
Created new jobs
Environmental improvement programs
Farm assistance programs
Increased rights for labor
FDR'S "Fireside chats"
Activity: Stock Market Game

Purpose: To understand how the stock market works.

Directions:

1st. Fill in the number of shares you have in each company(Shares stay the same for the whole week)

2nd. Multiply that by the price of each share to get your total for what you made that day.

3rd. Put your total down at the bottom where it says "Total $ Made or Lost for the Day"

4th. Repeat directions 1-3 over the next for days
Bellringer: March 31, 2015

1st. Write down your homework
(Leave your agenda out for me to check)

2nd. Look under desk for folder

3rd. Pull out ONE copy of Bellringer

4th. Begin working quietly on Bellringer

****Remember you get points for how you enter the classroom!! Win the day!!!!!!!!!****
Bellringer: February 8, 2013

1st. Write down homework
(Leave out for me to check)

2nd. Look under desk for folder

3rd. Pull out ONE copy of quiz

4th. Begin working on quiz

**Remember you get points for how you enter the classroom!!! WIN THE DAY!!!**
Bellringer: February 14, 2013

1st. Write down homework
(Leave out for me to check)

2nd. Pull out Study Guide

3rd. Begin studying

4th. You can also pull out your Bingo cards

**Remember you get points for how you enter the classroom!!! WIN THE DAY!!**
Activity: Unit 10 Bingo

Purpose: To review key points from Unit 10

Directions:

1st. Put the following terms in ANY ORDER on your Bingo charts:

2nd. Listen throughout today's lesson for when these terms are discussed

3rd. Write down what the term means ONLY when we talk about that term!!!

4th. Listen for the pattern

5th. If you have the Bingo pattern yell out Bingo(but you have to be able to talk about each box that is in the pattern!)
Q: What were the major parts of the FDR's New Deal?
Q: Who is FDR and what was the New Deal?
Activity: Independent learning

Purpose: To independently learn about FDR and the New Deal.

1st. Look under desk for textbook

2nd. Turn to page 142 in textbook

3rd. Read pages 142 and 143

4th. Turn to page 145

5th. Answer questions 11 and 12

6th. Once you finish put all papers in your classes' bin

**You will only have 20 minutes to complete the assignment and it will be collected as a test grade.**

-Stock -25% of workers lost their jobs -Social Security
-Stock Market -Hungry and Homeless -Work Programs
-Price x Share -Farmers Incomes fell -Free Space
-Stockbroker -Soup Kitchens -Fireside Chats
-Great Depression -Bread lines
-Over Speculation -President Hoover
-Banking system collapse -Hoovervilles
-Federal Reserve -FDR
-High Tariffs -1932 Election
-Banks and Businesses Failed -The New Deal
Bellringer: March 6, 2014

1st. Write down your homework
(Leave your agenda out for me to check)

2nd. Look under desk for folder

3rd. Pull out ONE copy of Bellringer

4th. Begin working quietly on Bellringer

****Remember you get points for how you enter the classroom!! Win the day!!!!!!!!!****
Bellringer: April 16, 2015

1st. Write down your homework
(Leave your agenda out for me to check)

2nd. Look under desk for folder

3rd. Pull out ONE copy of Bellringer

4th. Begin working quietly on Bellringer

****Remember you get points for how you enter the classroom!! Win the day!!!!!!!!!****
Bellringer: April 15, 2015

1st. Write down your homework
(Leave your agenda out for me to check)

2nd. Look under desk for folder

3rd. Pull out ONE copy of Bellringer

4th. Begin working quietly on Bellringer

****Remember you get points for how you enter the classroom!! Win the day!!!!!!!!!****
Bellringer: April 21, 2015

1st. Write down your homework
(Leave your agenda out for me to check)

2nd. Look under desk for folder

3rd. Pull out ONE copy of Bellringer

4th. Begin working quietly on Bellringer

****Remember you get points for how you enter the classroom!! Win the day!!!!!!!!!****
-Midwest

-Rocky Mountain

-CCC & WPA

-Over-Speculation

-F.D.R.
-Allies

-Axis Powers

-Economic Devastation

-Henry Ford

-Social Security
Bingo Review
Stock Market WEB Questions:

-Where is it?

-What is another name for it?

-What is it? (Stock Market)

-What is stock?

-Fall of 1929?
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