Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Civilian Conservation Corps- Threaded Discussion on the White Board


Be prepared to answer these questions from the PBS video:
When was the CCC created?
What was the purpose behind the CCC?
Who were the primary beneficiaries of the CCC?
Describe a typical day working for the CCC.
What were some of the more well known projects of the CCC?
How many CCC camps did Wisconsin have?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/image/ccc-camps-across-america/
How many men worked in these camps?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/image/ccc-camps-across-america/
National Forest work:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/image/ccc-camps-across-america/
State Forest work:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/image/ccc-camps-across-america/
State Park work:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/image/ccc-camps-across-america/
Name one CCC camp in Wisconsin. What type of work was performed here?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/map-widget/ccc-map/
When did the CCC end?

PBS link:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/ccc/player/
The CCC in Wisconsin:
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=14890&term_type_id=3&term_type_text=things&letter=C
Wisconsin Public Television:
http://video.wpt2.org/video/1676653524/#

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