Why didn't US farmers benefit from the boom in the 1920s?
The aim of these bundled resource is explain what problems US farmers faced to get students to assess why they didn't share in the prosperity in the 1920s, The aims and objects are as follows:

Theme: Dark side of the US boom in the 1920s
Know: What problems faced farmers in the 1920s?
Understand: What impact did Republican policies & mass production have on farmers?
Evaluate: How far were the problems of US farmers caused by government policies?

WILF: What Am I Looking For?
Identify / describe: What problems faced farmers in 20s?
Explain: The impact of government policies and mass production on the price of farming produce?
Analyse: Which was the most significant problem?

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Created: Jul 30, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018




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