The student will examine the changes that took place in Arkansas as Democrats, railroads and immigrants brought their influence into the region. Students will discuss struggles at home and abroad as Arkansas moved into a new century.
Students will also examine the new hope and modern advances that effected Arkansas in the early decades of the 20thcentury along with the challenges created by the Great Depression.
Students shall discuss the effects of the Great Depression in Arkansas.
Students shall identify political, social and economic changes in Arkansas.
Students shall examine the political, social and economic growth in Arkansas.
Describe the development of manufacturing and industry in Arkansas using available technology.
Examine the economic effect of Arkansas natural resources (diamonds, bauxite, forestry products, oil).
Describe the economic challenges Arkansas farmers faced during the post-Reconstruction period.
Describe the of the 1930 drought on Arkansas.
Examine the results of bank closures on Arkansas.
Discuss the effects New Deal programs had on Arkansas during the Great Depression.
Explore the consequences of the Great Depression on Arkansas.