Depression Web Search Your objecti ve is to create your own historical document using the web Your task is to cut and paste informati on from the web to support the followi ng essay

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Depression Web Search Your objecti ve is to create your own historical document using the web Your task is to cut and paste informati on from the web to support the followi ng essay Powered By Docstoc
					Depression Web Search-               Your objecti ve is to create your own historical document using
the web. Your task is to cut and paste informati on from the web to support the followi ng essay
topics: Causes of the Crash, Causes of the Depression, a comparison of Hoover and FDR, New Deal
legislation and legacy, and the impact of the 1930’s on the Social Fabric. To earn points on this
assignment you must have substantial and relevant information that is cut and pasted in an easy to
follow format and clearly l abeled to connect to the essay topic. Points will be awarded for the
quality and quantity of information accumul ated for each topic. This is a substitute acti vi ty for essay
outlining. Reduce font so paper consumption is limited. You have only one class peri od to complete
your historical essay outlines.


 Causes of the Crash and Depression. The following web sites provide essential
informat ion on the causes of the Crash and the Great Depression and will provide essential informat ion on
this essay question: The economic policies of the federal government from 1921 to 1929 were
responsible for the nation’s depression of the 1930’s. Assess the vali dity of this generalizati on. Cut,
paste, and label essential informat ion fro m these web sites or consolidate information and type a list of the
causes that contributed to crash and a separate list of causes contributing to depression.

 http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/lessons/usa192941/crashcauses.html Cluster activity on Why Stock
Market crashed –

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/lessons/usa192941/newdeal.ht ml Cluster activity on New Deal –

http://www.gusmorino.com/pag3/greatdepression/index.ht ml Causes of the Great Depression

http://www.stockadvisorgroup.com/Resources/MarketHistory.html Stock market history – Crash of 29-87
and 2000

http://www.1929crash.info/The_ Great_Depression_and_other_crashes.html Great chart on depressions


Hoover and FDR The following web sites provide informat ion on Hoover and FDR that will
provide informat ion on this essay: (President Franklin D. Roosevelt is commonl y thought of as a
liberal and Presi dent Hoover as a conservati ve. To what extent are these characterizations vali d?)
Cut, paste, and label essential informat ion fro m these web sites or consolidate information and type data
comparing the two presidents. . The following chart may provide a good graphic organizer for this
informat ion. Make sure you understand terms liberal and conservative. You may want to cut and paste a
definit ion for each. On your own document label this FDR/ Hoover Comparison.




Depression                            Hoover                                FDR
Philosophy of government
Business policies - tariff
Agricultural policies
Relief policies
Other



http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/depression/philosophies.html Philosophy of Hoover and FDR
http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/lessons/usa192941/crashcauses.html Check out the graphic organizers at
the bottom of this page such as Govern ment reaction, Impact of Roosevelt, and New Deal oppo sition

http://www.museum.siu.edu/university_museum/ museum_classroom_grant/Museum_Exp lorers/school_pa
ges/bourbonnais/page2.htm Outlines some policies of Hoover

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/hh31/speeches/hoover.htm Su mmary of Hoover’s presidency

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/fr32/index.ht m Clip on FDR’s name for biography. Primary sources included


NEW DEAL Choose one of the two essays listed below.             Label the essay in your document New
Deal . Cli p and paste informati on or consoli date i nformation and type facts that ans wer the
question. Remember to organize information under categories outlined in the essay.

Identi fy three of the following New Deal measures and analyze the way in which each of the three
attempted to fashion a more stable ec onomy and a more equi table society.

AAA     Sec Wagner Nati onal Labor Rel ations Act             Social Security

The goals, origins, and social and political legacy of the New Deal .


New Deal Comparison                        Compare the New Deal wi th earlier reform movement such
as the Pr ogressive in goals, strategies, and accomplishments . On your document l abel this goals,
strategies and comparison of New Deal and Progressives. Cli ps and paste documents or consoli date
informati on and type in comparisons on both New Deal and Progressive reform under each
category.

http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/depression/successes.html This is probably the easiest web site to
find the most information on New Deal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Deal Great overview of New Deal – long but complete- deals with
background and legacy

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1851.html Another overview o f New Deal

http://home.earthlink.net/~gfeld meth/lec.prog.html Review of Progressive Refo rm for co mparison

http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/ushisgov/themes/reform/progressive.htm Simp le charts of
Progressives. Also lin ks to other reforms such as suffrage, industrial, abolitionists

http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/ushisgov/themes/reform/welfare.ht m Provides charts comparing New
Deal with Great Society


1930’s Social Change.            Cut and paste information that indicates social change consi der the
role of labor, family, women, farmers, immigrants, etc.

Analyze the ways in which the Great Depression altered the American social fabric (consider women)
in the 1930’s.
.org/AAST/Projects/depression/problems.htmlttp:// www.bergen.org/AAS T/
http://elenarazlogova.org/hist253/ elenarazlog ova.org/hist253/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rails/sfeature/tales.html Narrations of riding the rails

http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_19268_20778-52530--,00.ht ml Then and No w prices

http://www.marist.edu/summerscholars/96/ovs.htm How d id Depression Change Family Values

http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/depression/problems.html Simp le list of social problems

http://elenarazlogova.org/hist253/ Scroll down to Depression and watch power point presentation on FDR/
New Deal? Social Impact

http://elenarazlogova.org/hist395/ Scroll down to Great Depression. There are mu lt iple slide shows on
Politics and Culture of New Deal (has some interesting facts on women), The First Hundred Days, The
Second Hundred Days, Labor M ilitancy and the CIO, New Deal Crit ics.

http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/features/feature49/wo men.ht m Wo men and New Deal

http://eyewitnesstohistory.com/snprelief1.htm Depression’s impact of minorit ies including wo men

http://www.ualr.edu/arwo men/depression.htm Wo men and the Great Depression