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NCHS-8-2

How the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state


A.  The student understands the New Deal and the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt

B.  The student understands the impact of the New Deal on workers and the labor movement

C.  The student understands opposition to the New Deal, the alternative programs of its detractors, and the legacy of the New Deal


Resources:

New Deal Order
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
Legacies
Legacies: New Deal Legacy

Relevant texts:
Ask Alan Brinkley: Why did the role of government expand so rapidly and dramatically after World War II?

Relevant transcripts:
Section from Franklin Roosevelt's second inaugural speech, from January 20, 1937, unedited. Poor sound quality is due to rain drops on the microphone.
If production were regulated, the economy would prosper.

New Deal Liberalism and Postwar Economic Growth
Resource Type: Document-Based Question
The primary sources in this DBQ help students explore the legacy of New Deal liberalism as American society is transformed during the 1940s and 50s. Economic, political, and social issues interact to simultaneously and paradoxically enhance and undermine government intervention in American society.

New Deal Liberalism and Postwar Economic Growth
Resource Type: Document-Based Question
The primary sources in this DBQ help students explore the legacy of New Deal liberalism as American society is transformed during the 1940s and 50s. Economic, political, and social issues interact to simultaneously and paradoxically enhance and undermine government intervention in American society.

New Deal Liberalism and Postwar Economic Growth
Resource Type: Document-Based Question
The primary sources in this DBQ help students explore the legacy of New Deal liberalism as American society is transformed during the 1940s and 50s. Economic, political, and social issues interact to simultaneously and paradoxically enhance and undermine government intervention in American society.


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