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  • Through a combination of short movies and interactives, the unit begins with an explanation of the Great Depression, its causes and events,and then describes life in that era. It then introduces The New Deal in a national context and explains the Civilian Conservation Corps as an example of New Deal programs. Students follow a representative "recruit" through the program at Shenandoah to get a full understanding of the lasting legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

    Type:
    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Social Studies
  • Through a combination of short movies and interactives, the unit covers the events leading up to the Great Depression and describes Hoover's approach to the crisis. Students then delve into the basis of Hoover's personal and political philosophies and take an in-depth look at how the camp itself reflects them. Recognizing Rapidan as a tangible example of those important philosophies helps students understand the importance of history and the places that preserve it.

    Type:
    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Social Studies
  • Shenandoah National Park

    A New Deal to Rebuild a Nation

    Four CCC boys pictured posing for a photo on a rock wall in Shenandoah National Park

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was one of the most popular and successful programs of the New Deal. Shenandoah National Park is an excellent example of the CCC program.

    Type:
    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Geography, History, Social Studies
  • Shenandoah National Park

    A Retreat Fit For A President

    Herbert Hoover's rustic alternative to The White House.

    Rapidan Camp, the summer retreat established by President and Mrs. Herbert Hoover during his administration is located within the boundaries of Shenandoah National Park.

    Type:
    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Geography, History, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:

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