Remember to log on with cms in front of your student id number and your birthdate as the password. Describes the social and economic conditions of the United States during the Great Depression.3:03 min)
Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id number and your birthdate.Describes the economic conditions in rural and urban areas leading up to the stock market crash on Tuesday, October 29, 1929.(4:14 min)
Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id and your birthdate as your password,Explores how banks, factories, individuals, and the U.S. government were impacted by the stock market crash of 1929. With unemployment rates skyrocketing, the American people elected Franklin Delano Roosevelt as President of the United States in 1932.
Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id number and your birthdate.Reveals the programs, agencies, policies, and acts President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his administration created to lead the United States out of the Great Depression. The segment also reveals how the need for workers at the beginning of World War II helped bring the period of economic crisis to an end.(7:23 min)
This engaging title begins with a recount of the events of October 29, 1929, better known as “Black Thursday”, to mark the dawn of the Great Depression era. Readers will discover the causes of the depression, its affect on people across North America, and how governments responded to it. Readers will also draw comparisons to modern-day economic trials.
Beginning with an in-depth look at the 1920s, the book builds readers'background knowledge to help set the stage for the decline of the economy over the next decade. Twenty-one crosscurricular activities help kids learn how to research, buy, and sell stocks; use scientific methods to conduct a survey, re-create Depression glassware; and much more.
Teachable Moments are short films that provide a quick overview of important topics and events from the Roosevelt Era. Created by the FDR Library's Education staff with the support of the Pare Lorenz Center, they are designed to assist primary and secondary school students. (2:58 min)
Interesting facts about the Great Depression are on this webpage.
The Great Depression - Children
These videos were included so students could gain a perspective on the life of children during the Depression. Because these are student projects the information in them should be double checked to be sure it is correct.
Told through the correspondence between the young narrator and his grandmother, Letters from Hillside Farm provides a glimpse of life during the Great Depression of the 1930's. Young George moves from Cleveland, Ohio to a farm in central Wisconsin. He shares his discovery of rural life and the realities of tough times with his Grandmother Strunkmeyer.