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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (2)

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding FDR's New Deal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The New Deal: Domestic Policies (3)

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive American history learning exercise, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the domestic policies of the New Deal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Great Depression and The New Deal

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Great Depression instructional activity, students 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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The New Deal

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this 1930s American history worksheet, learners study the New Deal as they write 10 vocabulary terms that match 10 definitions, rewrite 4 false statements as true statements, and explain 2 historical themes regarding this time period...
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New Deal

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Great Depression worksheet, students read articles about the effects of the New Deal. Students then respond to 20 short answer questions.
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The Federal Theatre Project: Analyzing Conflict Among Relief, Art, and Politics in 1930s America

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewIn the effort to soothe the suffering of the Great Depression, New Deal programs funded a variety of approaches - including a theater project that proved controversial! Using documents such as oral histories, as well as photographs of...
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Franklin Roosevelt's Proposal for Reforming the Supreme Court: 168 Days of National Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWas it overreach or wise executive functioning? Scholars have long debated Franklin Roosevelt's court-packing scheme when he attempted to stack the court with justices friendlier to his New Deal measures. Now, learners pick up 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 instructional activity, students research a chosen program that was implemented by Franklin D. Roosevelt, then create an informational brochure...
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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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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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Social Security: 5 Day Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Did the New Deal fundamentally shift the role of the American government in the economy? Your class members will examine the interpretations of various historians in answering this question, and use a variety of primary and secondary...
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Turn Your Radio On

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After listening to and analyzing a series of FDR's Fireside Chats, groups create their own recordings, and using New Deal programs, address a current economic condition.
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Let's Make a Deal: The New Deal in Oregon

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners investigate the impact of New Deal policies in Oregon. In this Great Depression lesson, students conduct research regarding the NIRA, AAA, CCC, and FERA work that took place in Oregon. Learners share their findings with their...
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Economic Crash and Recovery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compile research notes on the Great Depression through library and internet research. They research a New Deal policy and orally present their findings in order to create a class matrix on the different New Deal policies of the...
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America's Economy: Sorrow And Hope

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how Americans found the hope that broke the Great Depression. In this American economics lesson, students watch "America's Economy: Sorrow and Hope." Students then discuss the implications of the depression and...
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FDR's First Inaugural Address

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers, 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 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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Great Society

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore the Great Society.  In this U.S. history and government lesson, students view the video "The Great Society," identify the major points of the speech, and compare and contrast the content with The New Deal.
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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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President Roosevelt Seeks Feedback on New Deal Programs

For Students 9th - 12th
In this primary source analysis activity, learners analyze a letter from President Roosevelt to clergymen regarding New Deal programs. Students respond to 1 short answer question about the letter.
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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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Great Depression and New Deal

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Great Depression worksheet, students view a PowerPoint presentation on the time period and then respond to 106 short answer questions about the content of the presentation. 
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A Shared Past: New Deal Texans

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate the role of prominent Texans in the New Deal.
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Radio Program #8: The New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the projects of the New Deal Programs. They identify the differences and similarities between the CCC and the WPA. Students interview someone who lived during the time period and either participated in the New Deal...