Terms/People to know:
- Herbert Hoover
- Bread lines
- Tenant farmer
- New Deal
- Black Tuesday
- Dust Bowl
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
- First 100 days
- CCC / FDIC / FHA / FERA / NYA
Short answer questions to ponder:
- List three to five causes of the Great Depression.
- Why was the Great Depression recovery so difficult?
- What were Herbert Hoover’s biggest successes and failures?
- What changed in America due to the Great Depression?
- How did the government respond over time?
- What were the short and long term effects of the Great Depression?
- In your opinion, was Roosevelt’s New Deal a success or a failure?
- What were some of the causes of the Great Depression? How did Hoover’s policies worsen the effects?
- How did the Great Depression and New Deal transform American politics?
- Some contemporary critics accused Roosevelt of being a dictator. Defend or refute this claim.