Everything you need to understand or teach Rising Tide by John M. Barry.
In the spring of 1927 the Mississippi River valley region floods in what is perhaps the greatest natural disaster in the history of the United States. The flood and its aftermath will profoundly change government, society and race relations in the region.
The vast flood covers a huge amount of land in water up to thirty feet deep, displacing about one million people in a nation of 120 millions. Flooded areas are roughly...
Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America Lesson Plans contain 131 pages of teaching material, including: