Presentation on theme: "The Great Depression OPEN Category FDR’s New Deal Important People Problems The Great Depression $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Final."— Presentation transcript:
The Great Depression OPEN Category FDR’s New Deal Important People Problems The Great Depression $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Final Jeopardy $500
$100 Question from FDR’s New Deal What did FDR believe about the federal government and the economy?
$100 Answer from FDR’s New Deal FDR believed that that federal gov’t should have more influence on the economy and that he should take the necessary steps to end the Great Depression.
$200 Question from FDR’s New Deal What role did the First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt take in the New Deal?
$200 Answer from FDR’s New Deal Eleanor Roosevelt tried to get Americans involved in the programs of the New Deal. She traveled all over to learn about the struggles of the Great depression firsthand. She started many Programs to help people.
$300 Question from FDR’s New Deal How did the New Deal help Americans and the U.S. economy?
$300 Answer from FDR’s New Deal The New Deal helped give Americans hope that better times were coming. All the programs started by the New Deal provided many new jobs.
$400 Question from FDR’s New Deal Name two programs created under the New Deal and how they helped Americans.
$400 Answer from FDR’s New Deal Programs under the New Deal: CCC-created jobs and conserved the environment TVA- built dams and created hydroelectricity WPA- hired workers and built things to better communities
$500 Question from FDR’s New Deal Name two programs created under the New Deal that are still around today.
$500 Answer from FDR’s New Deal Social Security, FDA insurance in banks, and minimum wage are all still around today.
$100 Question from Important People Who was the famous track and field gold medalist during the 1930’s?
$200 Question from Important People Who was Duke Ellington and how did He help lift people’s spirits during the Great Depression?
$200 Answer from Important People Duke Ellington was a famous Jazz musician and was able to lift People’s spirits through his music.
$300 Question from Important People Who was Margaret Mitchell?
$300 Answer from Important People Margaret Mitchell was a famous author Who wrote Gone with the Wind.
$400 Question from Important People Who were the two presidents that served The US during the Great Depression? Give one word to describe each.
$400 Answer from Important People Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt—describing words will vary.
$100 Question from Problems What are shanties or shanty towns?
$100 Answer from Problems Homeless people started building Shanties out of cardboard boxes to Live in. Clusters of these homes Started springing up and they were Called shantytowns.
$200 Question from Problems What are soup kitchens?
$200 Answer from Problems of the 1920s Soup kitchens are places homeless People or people out of work can Go and eat for free.
$300 Question from Problems of the 1920s Why was President Herbert Hoover Criticized by the American people?
$300 Answer from Problems Americans didn’t think that Hoover Was taking enough steps to end the Great depression.
$400 Question from Problems Why were farmers struggling during The late 1920s?
$400 Answer from Problems Farmers struggled because they were used to producing and selling lots of crops during WWI. When business was booming, they took out loans to increase their land. After WWI, demand was low for their crops and they could not charge as much. Many lost their farms because they could not afford to pay back their borrowers. They were also impacted by a great drought.
$500 Question from Problems What were two struggles of farmers Living in the Dust Bowl?
$500 Answer from Problems Their crops dried up and they had nothing to sell. The dust destroyed homes as well.
$100 Question from the Great Depression What was the event that triggered the Great Depression.
$100 Answer from the Great Depression The stock market crash of 1929
$200 Question from the Great Depression What does it mean when it is said that there was a high unemployment rate during the Great Depression?
$200 Answer from the Great Depression It means that there were a lot of people who were out of work and looking for employment at that time.
$300 Question from the Great Depression What were three effects of the stock market crash and the Great Depression?
$300 Answer from the Great Depression People lost confidence in the American economy. Americans were buying less consumer goods, so stores were forced to order fewer good from the factories. That forced the factories to lay off workers and many people became unemployed. Many businesses went bankrupt and closed.
$400 Question from the Great Depression What happened when the stock market crashed?
$400 Answer from the Great Depression The total value of all the stocks dropped quickly and frantic investors sold their stocks for what they could. Thousands of people and businesses lost money through the crash.
$500 Question from the Great Depression What were two causes of the Great Depression?
$500 Answer from the Great Depression The fact that many people were in debt, and the banks were going out of business were two big causes of the biggest depression in U.S. history.
Final Jeopardy FLASHBACK: Name two of each of the following types of changes that occurred during the 1920s. a.) technological b.) economical c.) cultural
Final Jeopardy Answer Technological changes: electricity and electrical appliances; cars; aviation Economical changes: investing in the stock market; mass production Cultural changes: flapper style; jazz music; sports broadcasts; radio; movies; women’s rights