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Title: The Great Depression Lesson 10.3


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The Great DepressionLesson 10.3
  • In this photo, a long line of jobless and
    homeless men wait to get free dinner at a
    municipal lodging house during the Great
    Depression.

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Essential Question
  • How did the boom times of post-World War I
    America lead to bust times of the Great
    Depression?

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The Great Depression 10.3
  • The Economic Depression
  • Hard Times for Americans
  • The Economy Slows Down
  • The Impact on Farmers
  • Culture in the 1920s

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The Economic Depression
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Roosevelt becomes President
  • Hoover blamed by many for lack of progress
  • FDR elected, pledges new deal to American
    people
  • Roosevelt promises to create programs to provide
    jobs, help struggling Americans

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The New Deal
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Very active in involving women in New Deal
    programs.
  • Supported workers rights
  • Started National Youth Organization

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Programs of the New Deal
  • Alphabet Soup
  • CCC
  • TVA
  • WPA
  • Social Security Administration
  • established a minimum wage.
  • kept interest rates low

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Long-term impact of New Deal
  • Economy did improve
  • Many Americans were still out of work at the end
    of the 30s
  • American were given hope
  • Federal government continued (and continues) to
    play a large role in the economy.
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