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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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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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New Deal Agencies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify examples of government intervention during crisis. In this New Deal lesson, students play a game to place descriptions and names to abbreviations of New Deal Agencies. Students interview a person who lived through the...
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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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The 1930s: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze the causes of the Great Depression. They analyze the causes and the consequences of the Dust Bowl. Pupils examine how the Great Depression helped change the role of the federal government in the American economy. ...
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Pro Se Court - West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Bring the US Supreme Court to life in your class by analyzing the case of West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish and debating whether minimum wage law violated the liberty of contract as construed under the Fifth Amendment.
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The 1930s: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the impact of the Great Depression on the United States. In groups, they use the internet to research the causes of the Great Depression and the effects of the Dust Bowl. To end the lesson, they compare and...
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Venn Diagram: Maine And the U.s.

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare and contrast major events in U.S. histroy using a Venn diagram. They focus on how the events affected their state and the country as a whole. Events expolred include World War I, the Great Depression,...
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What Should President Truman Do?

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
After reading the article Choices: Truman, Hirohito, and the Atomic Bomb, class members engage in a simulation, assume the role of President Truman or one of his advisors, and discuss the options open to the president. The exercise...
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Corporate Governance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine the role of the Securities Exchange Commission. Upper graders watch a short Bill Moyers video, analyze a political cartoon, complete a graphic organizer on the SEC, and develop SEC reform strategies to rebuild investor confidence.
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
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FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fireside Chats. In this presidential history lesson, students listen to the radio broadcasts of select FDR Fireside Chats. Learners analyze the effectiveness of his messages to the public as well...
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Lesson 2: NAACP's Anti-Lynching Campaign in the 1930's

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the anti-lynching campaign sponsored by the NAACP in the 1930's. In this social justice lesson, students study the history of the anti-lynching campaign and determine why it was not successful. Learners conduct research...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Students 6th - 12th
In this presidential history activity, students respond to 9 essay and short answer questions about the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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The Supreme Court

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Fourteenth Amendment. In this Supreme Court lesson, students define due process and equal protection as they analyze the impact of the amendment and the Supreme Court on workers' rights in the early 20th century....
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Women In The Labor Force Since 1920

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the historical perspective of how women were perceived in the labor force since 1920 forward. They conduct research that focuses on how the role of women has changed in different periods of time. They identify the...
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Federalism, School Safety, and Congress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study federalism and Congress's power under the commerce clause. They examine the processes used by the Supreme Court and apply them to school safety issues.

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