A mother and children rest as they and over 40 men, women and children camp out at City Hall in St. Louis, Mo., April 29, 1936. When a St. Louis alderman took no action to increase relief appropriations, protesters descended upon City Hall and threatened to stay “‘til hell freezes over or we get relief.” They started their second day in the building today.
This is a fun activity to compare the economy of the great depression with today's economy. It allows students to research and use predicting skills.
Interior de uno de los barrios de chabolas que se fueron construyendo por todo el país, durante La Gran Depresión. 1933.
Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936
Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936 Photograph by Daniel Hagerman
Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation
Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation. Free step-by-step instructions online -- all you need is 10 minutes of class time and some index cards or Post-it notes! Great way to get students engaged and thinking about the real-life impact of the Crash of 1929!
Imagen del crack del 29; más actual que nunca. #marketingbites