This 1930s Great Depression Primary Source Analysis Set will be the perfect time-saving resource to teach the key topics of the Great Depression while hitting the standards and practicing Social Studies skills.
This bundled set includes 8-pages of handouts providing an assortment of quotes and images for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of the economic, political, cultural, and decade changes in the 1930s and the Great Depression. Includes a wrap-up question on each in which students make comparisons to our modern economy.
Events Leading to the Great Depression
Causes of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
New Deal Legislation
President Hoover, Coolidge, Harding, & Franklin D. Roosevelt
Stock Market Crash of 1929
African-American & Minority Discrimination
WPA, TVA, CCC, and other New Deal Agencies
Images by Dorthea Lange
Reading for Content
Primary Source Analysis
Changes Over Time
Cause & Effect
Answers will vary, so no key provided! All images and other primary sources collected from Library of Congress public domain.
Great class collaborative activity or use as a distance learning or homework assignment! Also available as individual products.
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