Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Origins of Redlining

The Origins of Redlining

Professor Evan Friss talked about the origins of redlining and the creation of the Home Owners Loan Corporation during the New Deal.

Description

Professor Evan Friss talked about the origins of redlining and the creation of the Home Owners' Loan Corporation during the New Deal.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What was the purpose of the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation?
  • How did the HOLC change how homes were bought?
  • Why did the HOLC assess neighborhoods?
  • How did the HOLC use maps to assess these neighborhoods?
  • How did race impact the assessment of neighborhoods?
  • What is meant by redlining?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Branches Of Government
    • Foreclosure
    • Home Owners Loan Corporation
    • Mortgage
    • New Deal
    • Suburban

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesGeographyU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity