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Unit Five:Boom to BustFDR’s Fireside ChatsTuesday, April 5th, 2022While waiting for class tobegin ... open up our“Daily Agenda: Tue. 4/5”in a seperate tab!
FDR's Fireside Chats:Interactive Google Slides ActivityEssential Questions:How did President Franklin D. Roosevelt use Fireside Chats to inspire confidence during the GreatDepression?
Warm-Up:FDR’s Fireside ChatsClass Discussion - Analyze the graph!How many American households had a radio in 1920?Approximately how many American households had a radio in 1935?When did the Great Depression start?When did President Roosevelt’s first term begin?(Next few slides)
Warm-Up:FDR’s Fireside Chats1)When President Roosevelt took office, he starteddelivering regular radio addresses known as
“Fireside Chats”.Why do you think he chose toupdate Americans on the economy through theseradio addresses?2)In 1930, the US Census calculated America’spopulation to be 123 million.That means that theFireside Chats only reached 10% of the Americanpopulation.Who do you think the audience was forthese Fireside Chats?Based on this information, doyou think the Fireside Chats were an equitable way toreach and update Americans on the GreatDepression?3)Imagine you were living through the GreatDepression -What would you hope that President
Roosevelt would say in his regular radio addresses(also known as Fireside Chats)? What kind of tonewould you hope that he would use?
Warm-Up:FDR’s Fireside ChatsThe Banking CrisisUnemployment
Fireside ChatDocumentAnalysisContextualization:What was the problem?Describe:FDR’s solution, and plan of actionto remedy the problemAnalysis:How did his words buildconfidence? How would you havefelt?Unemploymentunemployment due to the lackofnational fundscivilian conservation corpi would feel cared aboutBanking Crisisbanking crisis due to the crockmarket crash and economic panicnew currencies were seti would have faith in thepresidentDirections:You are tasked with reading primary source documents about two economic issuesthat President Roosevelt addressed through his Fireside Chats,unemployment and banksuspensions.While reading your set of primary source documents, fill out the chart below. Yourslides are color-coded for this graphic organizer!FDR’s Fireside Chats - Primary Source DocumentAnalysis
Unemployment - Document AnalysisYearUnemployment Rate(overall)19293.2%19308.9%193116.3%193224.1%193325.2%YearPer Capita PersonalIncome (overall)1929$6981930$6191931$5261932$3991933$372Unemployment Rate:The unemployment rate is thepercentage of the labor force that iswilling and able to work, does notcurrently have a job, and is activelylooking for employment. The labor forceconsists of people ages 16 and overwho are employed or actively seekingworkPer Capita Personal Income:Average income per person in a givenarea in a specific year, in this caseyears 1929 - 1933 in the United States.

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