The following slides contain activities that
you are to complete on loose leaf and
hand in to Mrs. Rattray on Monday, March
3, 2008. This interactive review is 35% of
your 3rd quarter grade.
Answer the following questions:
1. Howdid the unequal distribution of
wealth, affect the American economy?
the groups affected by this
3. Howdid the industry and agriculture,
cause the GDP?
4. Define the term “On Margin”.
1. Whatwarnings did the stock brokers
have, signaling the market was going to
2. How did the American people respond
to the crash of the Stock Market?
Create a list of
Hoover created to
assist in the crisis, the
Why were the
American people so
angry with this
How did President
Hoover explain his
reasons for limited
Create a short essay
explaining the role of
Franklin D. Roosevelt,
in correcting the
Hint: Use your
textbook and any
research you deem
ARGUMENTS FOR ARGUMENTS AGAINST
Complete this T-Chart Complete this T-Chart
Outlined by Dust My father stares at me Ma's dying hasn't changed that.
while I sit across from him at the table, I guess he gets the sound out of him with the
while I wash dishes in the basin, songs he sings.
my back to him, I can't help thinking
how it is for him,
the picked and festered bits of my hands in agony. without Ma.
He stares at me Waking up alone, only
as I empty the wash water at the roots his shape
of Ma's apple trees. left in the bed,
He spend long days outlined by dust.
digging for the electric-train folks He always smelled a little like her
when they can use him, first thing in the morning,
when he left her in bed
or working here, and went out to do the milking.
nursing along the wheat, She'd scuff into the kitchen a few minutes later,
what there is of it, bleary eyed,
or digging the pond. to start breakfast.
He sings sometimes under his breath, I don't think she was ever
even now, really meant for farm life,
even after so much sorrow. I think once she had bigger dreams,
but she made herself over
He sings a man's song, to fit my father.
deep with what has happened to us. Now he smells of dust
It doesn't swing lightly and coffee,
the way Ma's voice did, tobacco and cows.
the way Miss Freeland's voice does, None of the musky woman smell left that was Ma.
the way Mad Dog sings. He stares at me,
My father's voice starts and stops, maybe he is looking for Ma.
He won't find her.
like a car short of gas, I look like him,
like an engine choked with dust, I stand like him,
but then he clears his throat I walk across the kitchen floor
and the song starts up again. with that long-legged walk
He rubs his eyes of his.
the way I do, I can't make myself over the way Ma did.
with his palms out. And yet, if I could look in the mirror and see her in
Ma never did that. If I could somehow know that Ma
And he wipes the mild from his and baby Franklin
upper lip same as me, lived on in me...
with his thumb and forefinger. But it can't be.
Ma never did that, either. I'm my father's daughter.
We don't talk much.
My father never was a talker. January 1935
How does the excerpt
above and the
artwork to your right
explain the difficult
life experiences of
those living during
Explainthe context of the following book,
painting, and films: