Bell work : Copy these definitions from the book in ch 15: • Wagner Act • collective bargaining • Fair Labor Standards Act • Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) • sit-down strike • court packing • Rosewood incident
Next: Read p. 490 “The Supreme Court Opposes the New Deal” & “FDR Proposes Packing the Court” 1. Why did the Supreme Court call the NIRA unconstitutional? 2. How did FDR respond?What was his plan?3. Explain court packing. Why did FDR want to do this?
The New Deal Debate • Written response:-write one page of why you support/oppose the New Deal. • You must use &explain at least 4 specific examples &reasons -use a book! • Then be prepared to debate your opinion • P. 497 EQ and the AAA
From the very beginning of the nation’s modern social welfare system — even before Michael Moore began to explore the issue — there was a tension in it: What should the government be expected to provide? What should be left to the individual? How much government is too much? • The question was asked even in 1935, not exactly a time to instill confidence in the resilient power of private markets. Senator Thomas Gore, Democrat of Oklahoma, put it bluntly when Frances Perkins, the secretary of labor, testified on Capitol Hill that year about FDR’s plan for a new program called Social Security. “Isn’t this socialism?” Senator Gore demanded. When Ms. Perkins denied it, he asked again: “Isn’t this a teeny-weeny bit of socialism?” • http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/08/01/new-deal-debate-for-a-new-era/
When finished: • Complete p. 511 • Read p. 512 and answer: 1. what changes resulted in Florida because of World War II? 2. How might these events lead to longer term changes for Florida?