Ch 39: The Great Depression, New Deal & The USA

About This Chapter

In this teacher resource chapter, you'll find video lessons, assessment quizzes and other tools you can use to create your own engaging curriculum about the United States' New Deal and Great Depression. Written by teachers for teachers, these resources are available to you 24 hours a day.

The Great Depression, New Deal & The USA - Chapter Summary

Our teacher resource chapter covers the America during the Great Depression and the development of the New Deal. You can use this information to teach your students about the Wall Street Crash of 1929, Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and cultural issues during the Great Depression. Show an entire video lesson in class or use the video tabs feature to skip ahead to just one section of any of the videos. Using these resources to construct your curriculum will give you confidence as you know that what you're teaching is accurate and designed to interest students.

How It Helps

  • Eases the planning process: All the resources you need to teach your students about the New Deal, the Great Depression and their impact on the U.S. is provided in this mobile-friendly chapter.
  • Includes variety: With topics from the Wall Street Crash and unemployment to the Dust Bowl and the first and Second New Deals, your students will have a thorough understanding of this era of U.S. history.
  • Provides flexibility: The sky's the limit to the different types of teaching tools you can use create with our video lessons, including homework assignments, individual or group projects, discussion prompts and handouts.

Skills Covered

This chapter is intended to help you teach your students about:

  • The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the other causes of the Great Depression
  • The culture, unemployment and Dust Bowl in America
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal
  • FDR's role in the Second New Deal
  • The legacy left by the New Deal

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