Webquest Learning Objectives:
The Students will research, understand, and present the effect of the Great Depression upon American society.
The Students will research and understand the effect of the Great Depression on the United States political and judicial system.
Webquest Curriculum Standards:
Standard Number 1.0: Culture
Understand the effect of the Great Depression upon American society.
Standard Number 4.0: Governance and Civics
Recognize the effects of the Great Depression on the United States political and judicial system.
Standard Number 5.0: History
Investigate the causes, effects and attempts to deal with the Great Depression.
Performance Indicators :
8.2 Recognize the negative patterns of an economic cycle (i.e., increase of unemployment, decrease of price level, excess inventory, decrease of production, repossession, increase of business failure, and bankruptcy).
8.4 Identify the changes in social and cultural life caused by the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl (i.e., Hoovervilles, Bonus Army, migrations, worldwide economic depression, Democrat victory in 1932, widespread poverty, unemployment, religious revivalism).
8.6 Identify New Deal Programs/Initiatives (i.e. Social Security, WPA, TVA, Indian Reorganization Act, FDIC, CCC, Wagner/Fair Labor Standards' Act).
Department of Tennessee Education- http://www.tn.gov/education/ci/ss/doc/SS_3405.pdf
FDR New Deal Picture- http://www.google.com/imgres?q=fdr+new+deal
FDR campaign Picture- http://www.google.com/images?campaignrhetoric.files.wordpress.com
WPA Picture- http://www.google.com/images?serriavoices
TVA Picture- http://www.google.com/images?tvawarproject
PBS: Timeline of the Great Depression- http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/timeline/rails-timeline/
Great Depression- http://elsa.berkeley.edu/~cromer/great_depression.pdf
The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics- http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/GreatDepression.html
Nation Archives- http://www.archives.gov/pacific-alaska/picturing-the-century/great-depression.html
Library of Congress- http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/great-depression/students.html