This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: Causes of Great Depression, Herbert Hoover, Speculation, Buying on Margin, Bread Lines, Dust Bowl, Hardships, Hoover's Failures, Hoover Dam, Bonus Army, etc. (Essential Questions are built into the PowerPoint as well.)
Please see my Guided Notes that coincides with this PowerPoint,
they are ideal for lower-level students that need visuals:
21 - The Great Depression - Scaffold/Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In)
My powerpoint has title slides for each section of the textbook that corresponds with the notes---you could simply edit those slides to have them match the textbook you use in your class.
NEED OTHER ACTIVITIES OR ASSIGNMENTS FOR THIS TIME PERIOD? HERE ARE SOME:
Activity: Photo Analysis of the Great Depression
Activity: Music Analysis - 1920s & 1930s "Roaring Twenties & Great Depression"
Viewing Guide: America: Story of Us (Episode 09 - Bust)
Viewing Guide: The Century - America's Time (Episode 04 - Stormy Weather)
Viewing Guide: Cinderella Man (Film Study)
more coming soon...