This is a nicely illustrated and highly informative PowerPoint (Guided Notes sold separately) that deals with the causes and effects of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Among the subjects covered in this one:
THE CAUSES: overproduction, overfarming, credit, stock market troubles, lack of consumer confidence, bank failures, and "Black Tuesday"
THE EFFECTS: fortunes lost, savings lost, unemployment, rampant poverty
Also covered are the tribulations brought on by the Dust Bowl and the response of President Hoover.
This includes a document analysis.