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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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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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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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A Date Which Will Live in Infamy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" War Address. Students read the original first typed draft of the speech, and compare handwritten changes with the original to determine whether the changes strengthened or weakened...
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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,...
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The Great Depression - FDR and the New Deal

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students consider the role that government should play in economics. For this Great Depression lesson, students analyze New Deal legislation to develop an informed opinion about the public programs and then present their findings to...
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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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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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Off to Work We Go!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create a book about The Great Depression in West Virginia.  In this West Virginia history instructional activity, students visit the West Virginia State Museum, answer questions about West Virginia history, and create a book...
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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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FDR Tries to Pack the Supreme Court

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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. High schoolers...
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Franklin Roosevelt's Proposal for Reforming the Supreme Court: 168 Days of National Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Great Depression and issues facing Franklin D. Roosevelt. They analyze the legal struggles surrounding the fight against the Depression. Students investigate the agenda of Southern Democrats who defied FDR and...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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FDR's New Deal

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the facets of the New Deal. In this Great Depression lesson, students research the New Deal and then create radio broadcasts that explain the New Deal to the American public.
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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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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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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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The New Deal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice their reading comprehension skills by reading about Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal programs. They answer questions related to the reading to test for comprehension.
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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...