Tuesday, February 8, 2011

8SS - HW for Tues, Feb 9th

8th Grade homework, due tomorrow (on looseleaf). Make sure you READ all of section 25.1 (including the sidebar on Pg. 779) to help you answer these questions and to ensure you are ready for class tomorrow!

25.1 Questions: 16pts

1.Compare the appearances of prosperity in the 1920’s with the realities. (3pts)
2.What did Herbert Hoover imply when he promised Americans “a chicken in every pot and a car in every garage”? (3pts)
3.Contrast Hoover’s promise with the reality that developed. (4pts)
4.“Roleplay” an answer: Imagine you are Hoover. What would you say you did to combat the Depression? (3pts)
5.Describe how the nation lost its trust in President Hoover. (3pts)

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