Card Sort: Impact of the Great Depression on the USA 1929 - 1932
This great little resource has never failed to help my students understand the social, economic and political effects of the Great Depression on the USA, 1929 - 1932. It makes a great little starter or mini plenary to a lesson on this topic. I've provided it in word so you can easily adapt it to suit the needs of your students.

Aims and Objectives

Theme: Why did FDR defeat HH in the Presidential Election in 1932?
Know: What effects did the Great Depression have on the USA?
Understand: what were the social, economic and political effects of the depression?
Evaluate: Why did President Hoover become increasingly unpopular?

WILF - What Am I Looking For?
Identify and describe: What were the effects of the Great Depression?
Explain: Which effects were economic, social or political?
Analyse: Link the effects of the Great Depression together to help explain why HH became more unpopular with the American people?

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Created: Oct 10, 2016

Updated: Feb 18, 2019


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