Era Explorations: The Great Depression (Outreach)













In this Era Exploration program, students explore the effects of the Great Depression in Richmond. By investigating primary sources, including local news article and photos, students will learn about the the economics and programs of the Depression era, and how they still resonate today.

Program Objectives: Students will analyze the cause of the Great Depression, its impact on Richmonders and features of the New Deal.

Program Type: school program
Grade(s): 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
SOL(s): USII.1e,USII.6d, USII.7a, VUS.10b