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Great Depression

Great Depression

Author: Peter Lo

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify two long term and three short term causes of the Great Depression, two immediate effects of the Great Depression and four of President Hoover's responses to the Great Depression.  

The Great Depression was a singular event that forever changed the course of human history. 

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View sideshow and videos belows.  Afterwards, make sure to complete the quiz

Great Depression

Causes of the Great Depression Video

Great Depression Photo View

The first six minutes of the film directly relates to the lesson and includes not only images of the period, but also playing in the background are the two infamous popular songs from the Great Depression expressing the tremendous negative effects of the Great Depression. The second half ofthe film, does not directly relate to the Great Depression, but is informative.