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warm up 3/25/14 read about Hoovervilles on 682 – 683. The man in the suit doesn’t seem to fit in yet he lives there. What do you think his story is? Finishing the game… If you were absent yesterday, the brokers will give you $250. Start with prices for when we stopped. I will give you a tally sheet. Multiple your stocks by the value posted on the last event. Subtract the $500 you got at the start. Total is your profit or loss! Tape it into your notebook.
Homework!! VOCAB ASSIGNMENT: cut out and match the definitions to the words. glue into your notebook using “Great Depression & pre-WWII as the title” Tape/Glue in sideways – it will fit better
Great Depression & pre-WWII Herbert Hoover Hoovervilles Dust Bowl Stock Market CrashBuying on Margin Great Depression breadlinesNew Deal programs purchasing stocks with loans from stock brokers President blamed for the Great Depression Shantytowns/shacks that sprung up where homeless people lived severe economic downturn value of stocks fell dramatically and ruined many individual investors proof that many people could not afford food Area of the Great Plains states hit hard by drought and winds in the 1930’s Pres. Roosevelt’s plan to bring relief to those suffering during the Great Depression
warm up 3/26/14 1. ____________ was president when the Great Depression began. 2. __________ was president who came up with a plan to help those hurt by the Great Depression. 3. ______________ was the name of the plan to help bring relief and recovery from the Great Depression.
causes of the Great Depression p. 671 long term: economic events that laid a weak foundation poor distribution of wealth -top 5% of the wealthy earned 70% of the income People bought new products on credit Spending $$ industry struggled short term: financial events that caused stress big in stock market buying stocks on credit speculation in stocks stock prices rose too high
rest of notesheet p. 678 is good place to start at least 2 bullets for each heading use the picture on p. 678 for info also #3 Dust bowl section: There are 2 questions to answer. Put an * next to the 2 nd one, where I asked it & next to where you answered it. #4 start on p. 689 – top paragraph, 2 nd column New expectations of govt: describe the 3 R’s
3 – Read about Eleanor Roosevelt on p What did she do with her status as First Lady, wife of the president?
Changes in the expectations of government What did the New Deal do? Programs to provide relief & help the country recover from the Great Depression p Social Security Act -$ for retired workers -$ for unemployed -payroll taxes fund this program today 2. Tennessee Valley Authority (p. 706) – helped poor farmers in NC & TN 3. AAA – paid farmers to cut production
Changes in the expectations of government What did the New Deal do? How come some people did not like the New Deal? 4. CCC – jobs for young men 18 – 25 thought FDR was abusing his power thought govt was interfering too much in business & personal lives 1 powerful opponent was Huey Long –he wanted more help for families instead of businesses
Changes in the expectations of government Why did FDR try to change the Court system? Different people began to lead the government courts ruled that some of his early programs were unconstitutional FDR wanted to be able to add more judges – ones that would agree with his plans: COURT PACKING MANY people disagreed with this plan, hurt his popularity Frances Perkins – 1 st woman to be a Secretary in the Cabinet (Labor) Eleanor Roosevelt – FDR’s wife who became his eyes and ears to problems & supported women’s causes
summary what different things did people expect from the government following the FDR’s New Deal plan? women have a voice in government African Americans will get more rights & bigger voice looked to govt to help spur economy if needed, not necessarily business looked to govt for welfare assistance, not churches or businesses
discovery.com video segment
warm up 3/28/14 If the New Deal didn’t fix the Great Depression, then why is it remembered as a significant government program? It gave people hope that the government was trying to help. It provided jobs and welfare for those needing it the most. It did great public work like parks, highways, electricity to rural areas. We still benefit today from some of the projects. We still have Social Security and banking insurance today.
The 1920’s were a time of new riches and technology for some people. Various events led to the Great Depression and the crash of the Stock Market. The G.D. affected various groups of people. FDR’s New Deal gave hope to people suffering during the G.D. even if it didn’t fix the economy. Today: Well then, what did actually fix the economy??
today’s assignment Read p. 758 – 763 Use the 3 reading focus questions to guide you Take Cornell notes Quiz at the end of the hour
1.What spending ended the Great Depression? 2.Who led the mobilization effort? 3.Name 1 women’s war effort unit. 4.Where were the new military recruits trained? 5.What role did industry play in mobilizing to fight WWII? 6.Who is Rosie the Riveter? 7.What was the Manhattan Project? 8.What role did African Americans serve in the military? 9.Why was the Bracero Program established? 10.What happened during the zoot suit riots?