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Chapter 22 Learning Objectives

Chapter Objective

  • To understand the causes and consequences of the Great Depression and the futility of Hoover's actions to limit the damage.

Section 22-1 "The Nation's Sick Economy" (pp. 670-677)

  • Summarize the critical problems threatening the American economy in the late 1920s.
  • Describe the causes of the stock market crash and Great Depression.
  • Explain how the Great Depression affected the economy in the United States and throughout the world.

Section 22-2 "Hardship and Suffering During the Depression" (pp. 678-683)

  • Describe how people struggled to survive during the Depression.
  • Explain how the Depression affected men, women, and children.

Section 22-3 "Hoover Struggles with the Depression" (pp. 684-689)

  • Explain Hoover's initial response to the Depression.
  • Summarize the actions Hoover took to help the economy and the hardship suffered by Americans.
  • Describe the Bonus Army and Hoover's actions toward it.

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Chapter 22 Power Point Presentations











Chapter 22 Video Clips

"1929 Stock Market Crash" (history.com)



Chapter 22 Assignments

Date
In-Class Assignments
Readings
Readings are to be completed for the next school day, unless noted otherwise
Homework
Homework assignments are to be completed for the next school day, unless noted otherwise
Thursday
4.16.15
  • Read Section 22-1 pp. 670-677 in class
  • Finish Section 22-1 questions if you did not do so in class.
Friday
4.17.15
  • Read Section 22-2. In your notes, describe the effects the Great Depression had on the following aspects of American life:
    • Employment
    • Housing
    • Farming
    • Race Relations
    • Family Life
    • Physical Health
    • Emotional Health
  • Read Section 22-2 pp. 678-683
  • No written assignment
Monday
4.20.15
  • Read Section 22-3 pp. 684-689.
  • Quiz over Chapter 22 on Wenesday. Study terms are listed below.


Chapter 22 Study Terms

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    Effects of a Dust Storm
    Speculation
  • Buying on Margin
  • Black Tuesday
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff
  • Dust Bowl
  • Shantytown
  • Bread Lines
  • Soup Kitchens
  • Direct Relief Payments
  • Rugged Individualism
  • Bonus Army
  • Public Works Projects
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • What were the causes of the Great Depression? (Know details)
  • How did the Great Depression affect families, children, women, and minority groups?
  • How did Herbert Hoover believe the economy would be revived? What action did he take to alleviate the problems of the Depression?