Agenda: Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Isn't it aMAYzing that it is already May?  One month to go folks!  Sprint to the finish.

Quote of the Day:  Reporter: Bob Johnson, Boston Globe. Two days ago, we ran a story about you giving your relief money back. Can you tell our readers why? 
Jim Braddock: I believe we live in a great country, a country that's great enough to help a man financially when he's in trouble. But lately, I've had some good fortune, and I'm back in the black. And I just thought I should return it. 

Learning Targets:
* Why did the League of Nations fail?
* List the causes of the Great Depression.
* What were the elements that led to the rise of dictators in European countries like Germany and Itally?

1.  Notes - Chapter 24 - The Roaring Twenties & The Great Depression.
2.  View 5 minutes from the movie Seabiscuit and trailers from Seabiscuit and Cinderella Man.  Students will answer this for an exit ticket:  "What was the nature of life in America during the Great Depression?"

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