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Standard 5-4.2

5-4.2 Summarize the causes of the Great Depression, including overproduction and declining purchasing power, the bursting of the stock market bubble in 1929, and the resulting unemployment, failed economic institutions; and the effects of the Dust Bowl.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Work and Play in South Carolina
Work and Play in South Carolina

Lesson

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 1920s - Not Roaring in South Carolina
The 1920s - Not Roaring in South Carolina

Lesson

The depression of the 1920s and 1930s affected the economic and social lives of rural families in South Carolina. Farmers had to pay most of the taxes, but they were the ones with the least amount of...

Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame
Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

"There's no such thing as bad publicity..." This remark, attributed to Irish playwright Brendan Behan, sums up the advertising philosophy of noted textile executive Elliott White Springs of Springs...