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Disaster and Government Response

The Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the New Deal

Essential Questions

  • What constitutes community and home?
  • What is the human impact on the environment?
  • How is our identity formed by our labor?
  • Do jobs and employment define a person?
  • How do photographs of a moment in time increase our understanding of an event, person, or location?
  • What roles should the federal government play in preventing or responding to economic or environmental crises?

Grade Level

High School

Classroom Connections

Earth and Space Science
English Language Arts
Geography
Literature
U.S. History

Curriculum Snapshot

  • 1930s Dust Bowl and the Greenbelt Plan of Roosevelt’s New Deal

Video Connection

Lives

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