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This 56 slide PowerPoint thoroughly covers The Great Depression & Roosevelt's New Deal. It cover the following topics and more; several causes, farming crisis, regional effects of the depression, photographs and artist portrayal of the depression, Hoover's response, FDR election and his New Deal (Relief, Reform, Recovery), CCC, Social Security Act, and more! Feel free to add to or delete parts to meet the needs of your students. This slideshow is straight forward and requires little prep time. It is best to break it up as you have class activities, discussions, research, etc.
This slideshow includes a link to an awesome free activity that helps students use primary and secondary sources to determine whether or not FDR's New Deal was a success.
I use this slideshow and the activity included with my high school US History students. It could easily be adapted for lower grades. Feel free to edit this slideshow to meet the needs of your students. Please rate this product and check out my other slideshows. Thanks!