The Great Depression

The Great Depression

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Storyboard Description

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Storyboard Text

  • Elijah is a 9 year old boy that lives on his family's wheat farm in Moore, Oklahoma.
  • Elijah's typical day consisted of him helping his father at the farm before going to school and then getting to play during the afternoon.
  • That was until the Great Depression. Now there were other families living in his home and he wasn't allowed to do things he did before.
  • Elijah's parents couldn't farm anymore because the Dust Bowl made it impossible to keep very much crop alive.
  • I am proposing a set of New Deals to save America!
  • Then President Roosevelt was elected and he promised to help Americans. Elijah thought he was a hero and knew he would save his family.
  • The AAA program provided an aid for his family by helping them to recover and get back a sense of normalcy from before the Great Depression.
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