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The United States is buried in a depression… the New Deal Continues

Times are tough for everyone…


Do Now: Evaluate for Irony


Information

  • New Deal/Depression Test on Monday

    - begin reviewing

  • Moving to new sections beginning on Monday

    - Rise of dictators

    - prelude to a new war

  • 3rd M.P. Project coming soon


Current Events

  • South is paralyzed by snow

    - stranded motorists and

    school buses

    - scenes from the Walking

    Dead

  • Obama gives State of the Union Address

    - more promises, heading out on the road to push his agenda


Do Now: Evaluate for Irony


Works Progress Administration (WPA)

  • Goal to create as many

    jobs as possible

    - $11 billion cost

  • Many unskilled workers

    - put to work on random

    jobs

  • Rebuilt and updated U.S.

    infrastructure

    - roads, airports, parks


WPA and NYA

  • WPA put artists and actors to work

    - painted murals, plays

    - photojournalists (Dorothea Lange)

  • National Youth Administration (NYA)

    - provided training for young people

    - part time jobs

    - Why was this program necessary?


Dorothea Lange - photojournalist


Social Security Act (1935)

  • Retirement Insurance

    - age 65 to help with

    income

    - payments from working

    wages

  • Disability Insurance

  • Aid to women and children


How Social Security Works


Current Problems with Social Security


Reelecting Roosevelt

  • 2nd New Deal was in play

    - some relief felt by Americans

  • Democrats won presidency and Congress

  • Roosevelt received

    - African American vote

    - Union endorsement and vote


Dustbowl and the Farmers

  • Dustbowl

    - caused by drought and poor soil conservation

  • Soil Conservation and Allotment Act

    - education, conservation

    - paid to not plant certain crops


Finish the Section: 15-5

  • Complete DRA/organizer

    - identify lasting features of the New Deal

    - Answer the following question:

    Did the New Deal fix the problems associated with the Depression? Why or Why Not?


Exit: Response

The 2nd New Deal didn’t “fix” the Depression. Should the government continue to spend money under Roosevelt’s plans or try something else? Explain your thinking.

Learning Scale Rating: Look at the objectives for the lesson, refer to the scale on the desk to rate your understand and mastery of the objectives – Place rating on Do Now Sheet to track progress


How did the New Deal expand government?


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