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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

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

Times are tough for everyone…

information
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
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

works progress administration wpa
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 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?

social security act 1935
Social Security Act (1935)
  • Retirement Insurance

- age 65 to help with

income

- payments from working

wages

  • Disability Insurance
  • Aid to women and children
reelecting roosevelt
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 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
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
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

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