12 ) Explain the impact the 1920s and Great Depression had on different socioeconomic groups in Alabama.
Examples: 1920s—increase in availability of electricity, employment opportunities, wages, products, consumption of goods and services; overproduction of goods; stock market crash
Great Depression—overcropping of land,
unemployment, poverty, establishment of new federal programs
Explaining how supply and demand impacted economies of Alabama and the United States during the 1920s and the Great Depression
United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
5 ) Explain causes and effects of the Great Depression on the people of the United States.
Examples: economic failure, loss of farms, rising unemployment, building of Hoovervilles
Identifying patterns of migration during the Great Depression
Locating on a map the area of the United States known as the Dust Bowl
Describing the importance of the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt as President of the United States, including the New Deal alphabet agencies
Locating on a map the river systems utilized by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) (Alabama)
United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
7 ) Explain strengths and weaknesses of the New Deal in managing problems of the Great Depression through relief, recovery, and reform programs, including the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Social Security Act. [A.1.a., A.1.b., A.1.d., A.1.f., A.1.i., A.1.j., A.1.k.]
Analyzing conditions created by the Dust Bowl for their impact on migration patterns during the Great Depression