I can explain the causes of the Great Depression, & I can describe its effects on ordinary Americans.
Critical Vocabulary: Recession, Isolationism, Interventionism, Frederick W. Taylor, “Return to Normalcy,” Warren G. Harding, Albert Fall, Teapot Dome Scandal, "Ohio Gang," John Maynard Keynes, Calvin Coolidge, American Legion, Kellogg-Briand Pact, Dawes Plan of 1924, Herbert Hoover, Al Smith, Stock Market Crash of 1929, Speculation, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, Bonus Army, Election of 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt, "Brain Trust," New Deal, Bank Holiday, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, "Fireside Chats," “Relief, Recovery, and Reform,” Unemployment Relief Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Federal Emergency Relief Act, Civil Works Administration, Agricultural Adjustment Act, Butler v. U.S., Dust Bowl, Twenty-first Amendment, Securities and Exchange Commission, Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Housing Administration, National Recovery Administration, Public Works Administration, Works Progress Administration, Wagner Act, National Labor Relations Board, Social Security Act of 1935, Father Charles Coughlin, Senator Huey Long, "Share Our Wealth," Dr. Francis Townsend, American Liberty League, Alfred Landon, Twentieth Amendment, “Court-Packing” Scheme, Fair Labor Standards Act
Homework: The Great Depression Reading
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
May 21: No School
May 27: No School
May 30: Last Day