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Standard 8-6.4

8-6.4 Explain the effects of the Great Depression and the lasting impact of the New Deal on people and programs in South Carolina, including James F. Byrnes and Mary McLeod Bethune, the Rural Electrification Act, the general textile strike of 1934, the...

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 1  | Palmetto Special
Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 1 | Palmetto Special

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Part 1 begins with Mrs Bethune teaching in Palatka, Florida. She made the decision to move to Daytona and start a new school. Mrs Susie Warren in Daytona helped her locate a site and with $ 1.50 and...
Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 2  | Palmetto Special
Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 2 | Palmetto Special

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In Part II, Mrs Bethune visits England to further broaden her educational horizon. She receives the Joel E. Spingan Award, presented by the NAACP. She meets with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and...
James F. Byrnes | Palmetto Special
James F. Byrnes | Palmetto Special

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This lesson consists of film and videotapes taken from events in Mr. Byrnes' career. We are fortunate in this program that we can actually see and hear Mr. Byrnes himself. The news films were...
What Can I Say To Convince You?
What Can I Say To Convince You?

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In this lesson students will explore FDR’s New Deal program. They will then put themselves in the position of being strategists for a presidential campaign today. In doing so they will need to...

Attending Seminary  | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Attending Seminary | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 3 - Attending Seminary Mary receives a scholarship to attend seminary in Concord, North Carolina. She receives her own room at the top of the stairs. She struggles at first...
Opens Her First School | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Opens Her First School | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 4 - Opens Her First School Unable to find a position as an African American, she returns to Maysville with her husband Albertus, a fellow teacher. They find a schoolhouse in...
Mary's Early Life | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Mary's Early Life | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary McLeod Bethune, Part 1 - Mary's Early Life The beginning of the Mary McLeod Bethune story. Mary was a sharecropper’s daughter, one of seventeen children, who from a young age had a desire and...