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New Deal

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Title:

New Deal

URL:

http://www.c3teachers.org/inquiries/new-deal/

Content Source:

Other
College Career & Civic Life (C3)
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This activity allows students to explore the positive and negative effects of the New Deal. Students will also investigate government programs and discuss to what extent the government should be responsible for taking care of its citizens.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 11
United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
7 ) Explain strengths and weaknesses of the New Deal in managing problems of the Great Depression through relief, recovery, and reform programs, including the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Social Security Act. [A.1.a., A.1.b., A.1.d., A.1.f., A.1.i., A.1.j., A.1.k.]

•  Analyzing conditions created by the Dust Bowl for their impact on migration patterns during the Great Depression
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe the impact of geographic, social, political, and economic conditions during the Great Depression.
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the New Deal in managing problems of the Great Depression through relief, recovery, and reform programs.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • relief
  • recovery
  • reform
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Works Progress Administration
  • Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Social Security Act
  • Dust Bowl
  • Great Depression
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The strengths and weaknesses of the New Deal in managing the problems of the Great Depression.
  • Purpose and impact of relief, recovery, and reform programs of the New Deal, including the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Civilian *Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Social Security Act.
  • The impact of geographic, social, political, and economic conditions during the Great Depression, such as the conditions created by the Dust Bowl and its impact on migration patterns.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Analyze the strengths, weaknesses, and impacts of political and social programs during specific historical events.
  • Describe the purpose and effectiveness of specific programs and agencies.
  • Evaluate the impact of specific geographic, social, political, and economic conditions on life in the United States.
  • Trace and analyze migration patterns in the United States.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There were many strengths and weaknesses of the New Deal in managing problems of the Great Depression through relief, recovery, and reform programs.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.11.7- Describe the New Deal and identify reform programs intended to help people and strengthen the economy.


Tags: Franklin D Roosevelt, Great Depression, New Deal
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Author: Ginger Boyd