Class, we have been reviewing the Great Depression and how it affected the world we live in. You have had a few days to memorize some of the vocabulary from chapter 21. Go ahead and take turns saying your assigned word, and its meaning out loud to the class.
My vocabulary word is the New Deal, and it is a group of government programs and policies that were established under President Franklin D. Roosevelt
My word is commodities and they are farm products that were bought and sold in commerce
My word was the Dust Bowl, relating to the Great Depression, it was an area of land where vegetation was lost and where soil turned to dust and blew to dust in Oklahoma
I had a person for my word, his name is Woody Guthrie and he was an American singer/songwriter that inspired several generations both politically and musically
My word was Native American Code Talkers, these are men that were recruited to transmit radio and telephone messages from one unit to another in their native language