Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dust Bowl (1935) Primary Source Activity with Analysis Questions

  Primary Source article regarding the Dust Bowls impact on Agricultural America. dust-bowl Click on the link above to download primary source document and analysis questions. Advertisements

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WWII Propaganda on the U.S. Homefront (1942-1944) Image Analysis Activity

   During WWII, Congress provided President Roosevelt powers to create federal departments to regulate prices, wages, and rationing. In addition, these organizations were charged with morale and the sale of war bonds to fund the war effort. the-homefront-and-propaganda-wwii Click on … Continue reading

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Lindbergh Opposes U.S. Intervention in WWII (1941) Primary Source Activity

  Charles Lindbergh captured the world’s attention by being the first to solo a flight from New York to Paris – instantly America’s #1 hero. Charles Lindbergh evolved into a large advocate against the United States intervention into WWII. charles-lindbergh-opposes-intervention … Continue reading

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Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (1939) Literature Analysis Activity

Attached is an excerpt from John Steinbeck’s most famous novel depicting agricultural life during the Dust Bowl and Great Depression Era. the-grapes-of-wrath-by-john-steinbeck Click on the link above to download the document with analysis questions.

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American Gothic by Grant Wood (1930) Art Analysis Activity

1930 – American Gothic by Grant Wood american-gothic-by-grant-wood Click on link above to download art analysis activity.

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Senator Norris opposes U.S. participation in WWI (1917) Primary Source Activity

  Senator George Norris opposed U.S. entry into WWI. Attached is a  primary source speech of Senator Norris with guided reading questions. senator-george-norris-opposes-wwi Click on link above to download primary source document with reading questions.

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American Individualism (1928) Herbert Hoover Primary Source Activity

  At the onset of the Great Depression, while running for the 1928 presidency as the Republican nominee challenging the Democratic candidate Al Smith, Secretary of Commerce, Hoover Hoover describes his ideals of government and individual character. herbert-hoover-american-individualism-1928 Click on … Continue reading

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