Unit #7 - The Great Depression
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Semester TEST
Review & Prepare for Semester TEST
Monday, Dec. 4
Tuesday, Dec. 5
Wednesday, Dec. 6
Thursday, Dec. 7
Friday, Dec. 8
Monday, Dec. 11
Tuesday, Dec. 12
Wednesday, Dec. 13
Thursday, Dec. 14
Friday, Dec. 15
These two days will be used
to review the information
and skills presented in this
semester and  measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Day/Date
Assignments
Monday, Dec. 18
Tuesday, Dec. 19
Wednesday, Dec. 20
Thursday, Dec. 21
Friday, Dec. 22
Unit #7 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Unit #7/Six Weeks TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit TEST
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
Work Day - No Classes
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
Unit #7 - The Great Depression
US.2 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in U.S. history from 1877 to the present. The student is expected to:
    US.2A Identify the major characteristics that define an historical era. Supporting Standard
    US.2B Identify the major eras in U.S. history from 1877 to the present and describe their defining characteristics.  Readiness Standard
    US.2C Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods. Supporting Standard
    US.2D Explain the significance of the following years as turning points: ...1929 (the Great Depression begins)... Supporting Standard
US.11 History. The students understands the emerging political, economic, and social issues of the Untied States from the 1990s into the 21st century. The student is expected to:
    US.11F Discuss the solvency of long-term entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare.
US.12 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major events. The student is expected to:
    US.12A Analyze the impact of physical and human geographic factors on...the Dust Bowl... Readiness Standard
US.13 Geography. The students understands the causes and effects of migration and immigration on American society. The student is expected to:
    US.13A Analyze the causes and effects of changing demographic patterns resulting from migration within the United States...  Readiness Standard
US.16 Economics. The student understands significant economic developments between World War I and World War II. The student is expected to:
    US.16B Identify the causes of the Great Depression, including the impact of tariffs on world trade, stock market speculation, bank failures, and the monetary policy of the
                Federal Reserve System. Readiness Standard
    US.16C Analyze the effects of the Great Depression on the U.S. economy and society such as widespread unemployment and the deportation and repatriation of people of
                European and Mexican heritage and others. Readiness Standard
    US.16D Compare the New Deal policies and its opponents approaches to resolving the economic effects of the Great Depression. Supporting Standard
    US.16E Describe how various New Deal agencies and programs including the Federal Deposit Insurance corporation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and
                the Social Security Administration continue to affect the lives of U.S. citizens today. Supporting Standard
US.19 Government. The student understands changes in the role of government over time. The student is expected to:
    US.19A Evaluate the impact of the New Deal legislation on the historical roles of state and federal governments.  Readiness Standard
    US.19B Explain constitutional issues raised by federal government policy changes during times of significant events, including...the Great Depression... Readiness Standard
    US.19C Describe the effects of political scandals...on the views of U.S. citizens concerning trust in the federal government and its leaders. Supporting Standard
US.20 Government. The student understands the changing relationships among the three brances of the federal government. The student is expected to:
    US.20B Evaluate the impact of the relationships among the legislative, executive, and judicial brances of government, including Franklin D. Roosevelt’s attempt to increase
                the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices... Readiness Standard
US.21 Government. The student understands the impact of constitutional issues on American society. The student is expected to:
    US.21C Evaluate constitutional change in terms of strict construction versus judicial interpretation.
US.25 Culture. The student understands the relationship between the arts and the times during which they were created. The student is expected to:
    US.25A Describe how the characteristics and issues in U.S. history have been reflected in various genres of art, music, film, and literature. Supporting Standard
In this unit, the class will examine the causes and effects of the Great Depression.  
Students will evaluate the policies of presidents Herbert Hoover and Franklin
Roosevelt.  They will analyze the effectiveness of the New Deal and its programs.  The
class will learn how the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Dust Bowl contributed to
the Great Depression.  Students will examine the effects of overproduction, easy credit,
and high unemployment on American society in the 1930s.  They will also study the
increased government involvement in the economy, and its effects.  The class will also
learn about the effects of the Great Depression worldwide.
DBQ: The Dust Bowl
The Market Crash
The Dust Bowl
Hoover and the Depression
FDR and the New Deal
The New Deal Politics
DBQ: The Dust Bowl Essay
Reading: Ch 17-1
Reading: Ch 18-3/4
Reading: Ch 18-1/2
Reading: Ch 17-3
Reading: Ch 17-2
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Semester TEST
FDR Speech - "Fear"
The Dust Bowl
Causes of the Great Depression
New Deal Programs
America: The Story of Us
Dust Bowl
America: The Story of Us
Run on the Banks
DBQ: The New Deal
DBQ: The New Deal Essay
Making Connections
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
End of Semester
The Dust Bowl
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Problems of the Depression
Hoover and FDR
Hoover and the Depression
Read: Chapter 9-1
Causes of  Depression
Read: Chapter 9-2
Life During Depression
Read: Chapter 9-3
Hoover's Response
Read: Chapter 10-1
The First New Deal
Read: Chapter 10-2
The Second New Deal
Read: Chapter 10-3
New Deal Coalition
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