In Class - Turn in Homework (Signed syllabus, Chapter 13, Sections 1 and 2 Quizzes and primary sources, class notes over the 1920's, and article summary "Deal or No Deal"). Continue discussion of the Great Depression. Article discussion and comparison: FDR and Obama. How are these two eras (era of Great Depression and currently) similar? Class notes on Great Depression. Begin watching "Cinderella Man." Homework - Using specific examples from the movie, write a one page reaction: Is this an accurate portrayal of Americans' lives during the Great Depression? Also, answer the following questions: 1) Explain three major causes of the Great Depression. 2) Explain Hoover's and FDR's responses to the Depression. 3) Compare/Contrast FDR and President Obama. How are they similar/different? Use examples.
Homework - One page reaction from "Cinderella Man" and answers to three questions.