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30 resources with the keyterm fdr

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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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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
14:21
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20th Century Capitalism and Regulation in the United States

For Students 8th - 12th
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy,...
14:23
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World War II Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did World War II affect the home front in the United States, particularly its economic development and in defining the idea of Americanism? This information-packed video details the expanding role of the federal government during the...
14:57
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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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Paired Writing: Hoover and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here’s an activity that asks class members to synthesize and apply what they have learned of the stock market crash and of the political philosophies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In the first part of the exercise,...
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Writing Exercises: World War II, #2

For Students 7th - 8th
Comprehending the role of key players and events of WWII is a task all learners must undertake. Here, they respond to three critical thinking questions regarding the roles Roosevelt and Stalin played during the war as well as Germany's...
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Einstein's Message to FDR

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners read a letter from Albert Einstein to FDR. This letter contains blanks, learners must look up each of the twelve words, define them, and then use then to complete Einstein's letter. When they are finished they can read a note...
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My Secret War: Lesson 4

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a speech.  In this history lesson, 5th graders define the word infamy and listen to a speech by FDR.  Students work in groups to summarize his speech and rewrite sections of the speech.
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Hitler's Lightning War

For Teachers 8th - 10th
When you line them up, you can knock them down. Hitler had a plan, carried it out, and started WWII. This presentation focuses on Hitler's military and political tactics, who he fought, and how his opponents fell. Key players and events...
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Great Depression: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Add this presentation to your unit on the Great Depression as a strong informational supplement. With clear learning objectives, details on the 1929 stock market crash, and the effects of the Great Depression (though it's spelled...
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American Foreign Policy: 1920 - 1941

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Take your class through the period between World War I and World War II. Covering various treaties and pacts between America and its neighbors - namely, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union- these slides could inspire some political...
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Paired Writing: Hoover and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify how the Great Depression affected various groups in society. They propose solutions for some of those problems. Students comprehend the general political philosophies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano...
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FDR's Tree Army: Personal Turning Points in the CCC

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What's the "deal" with the Civilian Conservation Corps? Primary sources help historians discover the impact of this landmark legislation. After an introductory slideshow and 7-minute video, groups analyze packets of images and a primary...
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The New Deal: The Works Progress Administration

For Teachers 8th - 11th
How did American begin to come out of the Great Depression? Viewers will be intrigued to find one of the answers in this presentation, which details the Works Progress Administration. The slides detail various parts of the WPA with...
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The Manhattan Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the technological and scientific requirements for making the atomic bomb, the immediate effects of an atomic bomb, and the social and political changes that have resulted from the Manhattan Project.
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President FDR and the New Deal

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the New Deal and President FDR. In this Great Depression lesson, students listen to an FDR Broadcast (Fireside Chat) and read sections in their textbooks. Then, in small groups students design and create a broadcast to...
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The Legacy of FDR's Four Freedoms of Speech

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine some of the nuances, vagaries, and ambiguities inherent in the rhetorical use of "freedom." The objective is to encourage students to glimpse the broad range of hopes and aspirations that are expressed in the call of-and...
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FDR's First Inaugural Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, in groups, describe a photo to the class. They determine which New Deal program is depicted in each of the images based on the research they conducted.
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FDR Biography Review

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students review the events which promoted FDR’s move to run in the presidential election. In this Presidency of FDR lesson, students list his accomplishments and examine the circumstances surrounding FDR's involvement in the Great...
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The Great Depression: A World Struggle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the impact of the Great Depression on the United States. In groups, they use the internet to describe each of FDR's New Deal Programs and how it helped unemployment. They also discuss how these programs affected the...
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The President and the Press ~ FDR's First Press Conference: March 1933

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider that many presidential aides now speak "off the record," in essence conveying a message from the president. They examine why most Presidents have fewer press conferences the deeper they get into their terms of...
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The Brief American Pageant: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Very briefly detailing the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt, this slideshow consists of two maps, the first of which shows the election results in 1940, and the second of which indicates the main flow of Lend-Lease Aid. An instructor...
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FDR-Hitler: Conflicting Political Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the governments of the United States and Germany during World War II. Using different media, they identify the actions of both countries during the war and their major mistakes. They write a short summary...