Special Assignment: The Great Depression


DIRECTIONS: This is a week-long, four-part activity using information found at the American Local History Network web site; follow the steps and schedule outlined below.

PART A--access #40 ("Sliding Into the Great Depression"); read and take notes on this overview of the Depression.

PART B--access #14 ("Main Causes of the Great Depression"); read and take notes on "Events of the 1920's" AND "Summary" links.

PART C--access #28 ("Great Depression Gallery"); read any TWO accounts; summarize the text AND your reactions.

PART D--access #27 ("Then and Now: Prices"); read the overview and follow the directions given.