Websites for 1930's WebQuest
Growing Up White in the South in the 1930's
|The three women in this interview grew up in the South during
the 1930s. All three were members of prominent southern families.
|Interview: Growing Up Black in the South in the 1930's||Interview of Mrs. Peacolia Barge who grew up just outside
Birmingham, Alabama, in the 1930s.
|"I Remember..." Reminiscences of the Great Depression||During the Great Depression of the 1930s, some Michiganians
bartered and traded for food, clothes, shelter and services. Sharing and "making do" became a way of life. People who lived during the
Depression have interesting stories to share about how they coped
with hard times. The following reminiscences were published in
Michigan History Magazine, January-February, 1982 (Vol. 66, No. 1).
|The Great Depression and the New Deal||Read about how/why the Federal Works Progress Administration
was started by the federal government during the Depression and how it helped.
|To Kill a Mockingbird: Student Survival Guide||This site gives very short chapter summaries, vocabulary help, and related links.|
|Jim Crow Laws||
This site gives descriptions and examples of the prejudice laws enforced during the 1930s.
|The Scottsboro Trial||Click the “trial account” link to learn about the real events that influenced Harper Lee’s book To Kill a Mockingbird.|
|The Great Depression and WWII, 1929-1945||Learn details of the Great Depression: how American’s dealt with the challenges, how President Roosevelt planned to reverse the affects of the depression, and what the facts are about the New Deal...|
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