The Civilian Conservation Corps
Of all the programs implemented to try to help the country out of the Depression, the most popular and most successful was the Civilian Conservation Corps. Through this program, young people had a huge impact on their country!
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- Watch the movie again, concentrating on the boys' faces in the many pictures and film clips of them. What do you think is going through their minds? Put yourself in their place and write a paragraph about what you would be thinking.
- Pretend that you are one of the CCC boys and write your first letter home. Then, as a class, share them and discuss the different ways each of you described the situation to your family.