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The Supreme Court: FDR and the Court

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do FDR, the New Deal, and the Supreme Court have in common? All three were involved in a court case that granted a maid back wages, so she received the minimum wage at the time—a case in which the Supreme Court ruled in favor of...
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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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On This Day: FDR Lays Cornerstone of First Presidential Library

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Franklin D. Roosevelt is best known for his role in the Great Depression and World War II. However, he also was one of the first politicians to think about how future generations would remember the history of his time. Using video clips...
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Documents Related to Churchill and FDR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students groups divide up into 2. One gathers 10 facts about FDR and the other gathers 10 facts about Churchill. On the board, they compile that facts gathered in two separate columns so they can compare and contrast these two men.
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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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Master of the Airwaves: How FDR Used Radio to Ease the Public’s Fears

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The political and economic climate during the 1930's was uncertain and tumultuous. But Americans' minds and hearts were eased with the reassuring words of their president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and addresses over the radio. High...
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The Atomic Bomb: Crash Course History of Science #33

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Einstein, a famous pacifist, sent a letter to FDR encouraging development of a nuclear weapon. An interesting video opens with this historical event and moves through the development of atomic bombs. It shares the use of atomic weapons...
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FDR and the Lend-Lease Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze primary source documents and photographs to analyze the implications of the Lend-Lease Program. In this research lesson plan, students read and discuss letters and speeches related to the Lend-Lease Act, evaluate FDR's...
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What Obama Can Learn from FDR

For Students 10th - 12th
For this presidential perspectives worksheet, students read a 5-page article titled "What Obama Can Learn from FDR?" and then respond to 5 short answer questions about the article.
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A Day of Infamy:Analyzing FDR’s Pearl Harbor Address

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In 1941 FDR spoke out on the events at Pearl Harbor. The class will get to analyze word choice,  word meaning, author's craft and structure by analyzing an actual draft of this speech. They will look critically at the words used,...
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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...
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FDR Fireside Chat

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the purpose of Franklin D. Roosevelt's chats.  In this American History instructional activity, 11th graders collaborate with their group members on becoming an expert on a specific chat. 
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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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FDR: Fireside Chats, the New Deal, and Eleanor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...
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Classical Appeals and War Speeches

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Discuss classical appeals of rhetoric through the speeches of Winston Churchill and FDR. Learners read, annotate, and analyze the speeches by the men before using a graphic organizer to track the use of ethos, pathos, and logos. 
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FDR Tries to Pack the Supreme Court

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the Court Reform Bill of 1937. In this Supreme Court lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details Frankin Roosevelt and his attempt to pack the Supreme Court. Students analyze the...
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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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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...
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The Great Depression: 1930s through WWII

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Here is an oddly formated presentation that does have some great information and neat ideas. It includes images and text describing the causes and effects of the Great Depression, FDR, Herbert Hoover, and Eleanor Roosevelt. It also...
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The Greatest President

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Who is the greatest US president? George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? FDR? Find out the opinions of your young historians with this cross-curricular writing prompt that engages them in researching the accomplishments of these influential...
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Two Versions of FDR's Infamy Speech

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Historians follow FDR's Infamy speech from rough draft to the official address to the Senate. An intriguing activity compares and contrasts FDR's original speech to the official version. Academics also listen to FDR address the Senate....
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Pearl Harbor Activity #4: Who is the Audience?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young historians use the prompts on a worksheet to analyze President Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech. They identify the intended audience for the speech, the devices FDR used to persuade his audience, the responses promoted, and the...
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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...

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