Lesson

Work and Play in South Carolina

Lesson Overview

Part of the New Deal was the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). President Roosevelt created this group to give employment to many of the young men who found themselves jobless during the Great Depression.This group, known as the CCC, was responsible for preservation of land and forests, pest control, construction of dams, and construction of recreational facilities.This lesson explores how the Civilian Conservation Corps affected recreation in South Carolina.

Duration
1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

How did the Civilian Conservation Corps affect recreation in South Carolina?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

3, 5

Social Studies

  • Copies of photographs for students
  • “Making Inferences with Photographs” sheet for students 
  • Copy of President Roosevelt’s sketched plan for the CCC, p. 12 (transcription, p. 124) 
  • Timer

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