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  1. Analyze the responses of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration to the problems of the Great Depression. -- How effective were these responses? -- How did they change the role of the federal government? Use the documents and your knowledge of the period 1929-1941 to construct your essay.

  2. Great Depression DBQ Prep This is a real DBQ from the 2003 AP Exam. The College Board recommends that you spend 15 minutes first just reading the documents. That is what we are going to do right now. Your time begins as soon as you had read this. Annotate, underline, (circle parts of images) and make marginalia of parts that stand out. On one side of the document: Summarize On the other side Analyze (point of view) Under it Add outside information.

  3. Document A: MeridelLesueur, New Masses, January, 1932 Document Information (summary): Document Inferences (point of view/message/intended audience/analysis about whether you agree-connection to thesis): Outside Information:

  4. Document A: Meridel Lesueur, New Masses, January, 1932 Document Information: • Many women are unemployed • Some forms of assistance are available • Fewer women than men seek assistance • Probably as many women suffer from poverty as men Document Inferences: • Women seem invisible in the Great Depression • Lack of attention to concerns of unemployed and poor women • Pre-New Deal assistance to unemployed and poor was not sufficient • Highlights urban unemployment Outside Information: CCC – work male specific Bonus March issues male centered Eleanor Roosevelt

  5. Document B: Letter to Senator Robert Wagner, March 7, 1934 Document Information (summary): Document Inferences (point of view/message/intended audience/analysis about whether you agree-connection to thesis): Outside Information:

  6. Document B: Letter to Senator Robert Wagner, March 7, 1934 Document Information: • Fear of growing government power • Current policies promote socialism and communism • Current policies discourage business growth • Government supports labor's demands • Growing government involvement will be harmful to society Document Inferences: • Opposes New Deal policies and increased power of the fed govt • Favors less government interference in the economy • The business community can respond to economic problems better than the government • Opposes the National Recovery Administration Outside Information:

  7. In presidential teams: Each person reads TWO documents and completes the document analysis below. Share your analysis with the group and then as a group write ONE body paragraph using two documents of choice. READER #1: DOC C and D READER #2: DOC E AND F READER #3: DOC G AND DOC H READER #4: DOC I AND DOC J Document __: TITLE: _____________ Author: _______________Date:____ Document Information (summary): Document Inferences (point of view/message/intended audience/analysis about whether you agree-connection to thesis): Outside Information: