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A President's Vision

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
A seven-resource curriculum set presents primary source materials that permits young historians to examine the programs and initiatives advanced by Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt,...
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F.D.R. and the New Deal

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Discover how President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to alleviate hardships of the Great Depression by analyzing the words of his inaugural address and exploring the various New Deal programs he would later implement.
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The Crash and The New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did the stock market crash in 1929 when everything seemed to be going so well in the 1920s? Analyze the economic choices of the times that caused the crash and the Great Depressions occur. Hard hitting economics and the policies of...
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The Great Depression and FDR's New Deal

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Find out about FDR's vision and the New Deal plan that helped pull America out of the Great Depression. The presentation focuses New Deal programs such as the Works Progress Administration, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, and the...
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The New Deal: Revolution or Reform?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewScholars weigh in on FDR's New Deal policies in an in-depth activity. The resource uses historical documents to explore whether the New Deal polices were reformatory or revolutionary. Learners review documents, rate them using a scale,...
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Where Was the New Deal?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewYoung historians delve into the origin of federal social programs to understand the impact of the New Deal. An informative activity explores some of the New Deal programs, such as the Civilian Conservation Corp, using historical...
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New Deal Programs in Alabama

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New Deal programs are the focus of an activity that prompts middle and high schoolers to consider the end of the Great Depression. Groups examine primary source materials to gain an understanding of how these programs were implemented in...
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Great Depression and New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
The five activities outlined in this resource packet engage class members in projects that ask them to research the causes and the effects, both national and local, of the Great Depression and the New Deal policies of FDR.
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Social Policy: Crash Course Government and Politics #49

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From the birth of the New Deal during the Great Depression to today's debate on Social Security, the government has had its hand in social reform. Should the government take care of, and pay for, every social issue in the nation?...
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African-Americans and the New Deal's Civilian Conservation Corps

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the responsibilities of the Civilian Conservation Corps. In this New Deal activity, students analyze the impact that the inclusion of African Americans in the Civilian Conservation Corps made on race relations in the...
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A New Deal for the Arts - WPA Photographs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine school life during the 1930s. They discuss the Great Depression and the New Deal, examine and discuss photographs from the Library of Congress website, and complete a worksheet about school life during the Great...
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The New Deal

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did the New Deal end the Great Depression? Did it destroy American freedom or expand the definition of liberty? In addition to reviewing the traditional alphabet soup of government programs, this video will offer your learners the...
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Sort It Out--New Deal Programs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore The New Deal. In this cross curriculum fine arts and U.S. history lesson plan, students work in groups to sort and discuss photographs and artwork from the 20th century representing Franklin D. Roosevelt and The New...
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Roosevelt's New Deal

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine what President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal was, examine the New Deal programs, and realize how the New Deal still affects American lifes today. They search the Internet for information about these topics in this...
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New Deal SAC

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the New Deal.  In this U.S. history instructional activity, students read and analyze several documents related to the New Deal.  Students form two teams and decide whether the New Deal was a success or a failure based...
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A New Deal for African Americans

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students consider how New Deal programs impacted African Americans. In this New Deal lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding selected New Deal programs and African Americans. Students write essays...
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Mapping Inequality: Redlining in New Deal America 1935-1940

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Redlining—or the practice of racial discrimination in housing loans—directly led to today's segregated living patterns in America. Using data from the federal Home Owners' Loan Corporation, classmates visualize the impact of policy on...
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FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and Eleanor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of the Roosevelts in Washington. In this U.S. history lesson, students explore the Fireside Chats, Social Security Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Land-Lease Act, and the involvement of Eleanor Roosevelt in...
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The Three R's: Relief, Recovery and Reform through the New Deal Programs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how the United States recovered from the Great Depression.  In this history lesson, students research a chosen program that was implemented by Franklin D. Roosevelt, then create an informational brochure or pamphlet...
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What is the Legacy of the New Deal?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Prepare your pupils for full-fledged political discussions with a scaffolded seminar process. Before talking about the topic, class members have a couple of days to respond to a question in writing, using the two listed reading...
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New Deal Programs: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research New Deal programs. In this Great Depression lesson, students analyze primary sources to develop an understanding of the effects of the depression and how WPA programs and other New Deal programs impacted people's...
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New Deal Programs

For Students 5th - 10th
In this New Deal worksheet, students write how different New Deal programs affected society during the Great Depression and how it still affects society today. Students complete this for 5 programs.
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The Great Depression and The New Deal

For Students 8th - 12th
For this Great Depression worksheet, learners respond to 3 short answer and 20 identification questions about the depression, historical figures during the time period, and New Deal legislation.
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A Cry for Help in Alabama - 1934

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What should be the role of the federal government during an economic crisis? That is the question at the center of this introduction to a study of the New Deal. Class members examine letters to the state government asking for help,...