Ch 15: McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 15: The New Deal

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The New Deal chapter of this McDougal Littell The Americans textbook companion course helps students learn the essential American history lessons of the New Deal. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the New Deal textbook chapter.

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Students will learn:

  • The election of Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • The First New Deal
  • The Second New Deal
  • The impact of the New Deal on women and minorities
  • The labor movement in the 1930s
  • Art and culture of the 1930s
  • The works of John Steinbeck
  • Criticism and support of the New Deal
  • Impacts of New Deal policies

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The Election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Events and Timeline

1. The Election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Events and Timeline

The election of Franklin D. Roosevelt realigned power in the United States for decades and transformed the country. Learn about the events and timeline of this landmark election, as well as who Roosevelt was, his politics, and how he marketed himself as the candidate for change.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

2. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First New Deal: The First 100 Days

In his first 100 days in office, President Franklin D Roosevelt expanded federal assistance by introducing the New Deal program. Examine its focus on the financial sector, efforts to save both the economy and people, and the opposition that ensued.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

3. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Second New Deal

President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Second New Deal introduced many influential pieces of legislation, including the Social Security Act and the National Labor Relations Act. Discover FDR's Second New Deal's proposals to stimulate a struggling economy and the oppositional viewpoints.

John Steinbeck: Grapes of Wrath and Other Works

4. John Steinbeck: Grapes of Wrath and Other Works

Born in Salinas, California in 1902, novelist John Steinbeck is one of the most widely-read American writers. Discover the plot, themes and characters in his best-known novel, 'The Grapes of Wrath,' as well as Steinbeck's other key works.

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