Teacher made PowerPoint discusses the Roaring Twenties, the stock market crash, the reasons for the Great Depression. Also discusses the Dust Bowl and FDR's New Deal, the CCC, the WPA, and popular culture.
Tennessee Social Studies Standards
5.47 Make connections with the growth of popular culture of the “Roaring Twenties”.
5.48 Determine the meaning and use of economic terms credit, interest, and debt and the role these played in the economy of the 1920s.
5.49 Analyze the events that caused the Great Depression and its impact on the nation and Tennessee including mass unemployment, Hoovervilles, and soup kitchens.
5.50 Use specific textual evidence from primary and secondary sources to summarize the success, failures, and challenges of President Roosevelt’s New Deal policies.
5.51 Compare and contrast first hand and second hand accounts of the impact of the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.