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Disaster and Government Response

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


National History Standard (NCHS)

U.S. History Era 8, Standard 1: The causes of the Great Depression and how it affected American society

U.S. History Era 8, Standard 2: How the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state

Common Core

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.1 and 10.2: The ability to use evidence from primary and secondary sources to support opinions in writing and in oral presentations, and summarizing, analyzing and addressing opposing opinions in writing

Grade Level

High School

Classroom Connections

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

Curriculum Snapshot

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

Video Connection



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