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Attitudes about the New Deal graphic organizer

Use this graphic organizer to help students chart how people's attitudes towards the federal government changed because of the New Deal. This worksheet is part of the activity "A "Great Cause for Better Citizens"? Attitudes towards the New Deal."

Civilian Conservation Corps presentation

This short presentation includes background information about FDR's "Tree Army," a link to a video about young men in the CCC, and instructions for the activity outlined in "FDR's Tree Army: Personal Turning Points in the CCC."

The Bracero Program, 1941-1945 presentation

This presentation outlines the goals of the Bracero Program, the people who joined, and the results of the program during World War II. It also includes instructions for the corrido-writing activity outlined in "Nos creemos Americanos: Braceros in [...]

African Americans Workers and Conflict on the Homefront worksheet

This worksheet helps students analyze three primary sources as part of the activity "African American Workers: Conflict on the Homefront."

Active Viewing Worksheets for The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter

This viewing guide and associated activities will help students analyze propaganda images of women workers during World War II and compare them with the real experiences of women. The instructions for using the film and viewing guide can be found [...]

Focus Questions: Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression

On this worksheet, students read letters from Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt to analyze different federal responses to the economic crisis created by the Great Depression.

Black Workers Call for a March on Washington Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading and analysis of a pamphlet calling for a March on Washington in 1941.

Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression Close Reading Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading of letters from President Herbert Hoover and President Franklin Roosevelt and summarize their different ideas about the role of government during an economic crisis.

Timeline of Selected New Deal Legislation Close Reading Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading of a timeline of New Deal programs and write a paragraph explaining one of them.

"A Mad Tea Party" Analysis Worksheet

This worksheet helps students undertake a close reading of the 1936 cartoon "A Mad Tea Party," about President Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal. It also asks them to write a paragraph explaining the cartoon's argument.