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Name: ____________________________ Date:___________________ Period: ________________

TOPIC: New Deal


AIM: SWBAT examine primary and secondary sources in order to
analyze the impact of a New Deal program in a paragraph
that earns 80% or more of the points on a rubric.

Do Now
1. What are we studying today?
2. Why are we studying this topic?
3. The New Deal tried to solve many problems of the Great Depression by
a. providing federal aid to many sectors of the economy
b. reducing taxes on big business to stimulate job creation
c. lowering federal spending to maintain a balanced budget
d. decreasing foreign competition by raising tariffs
4. Which New Deal reforms most directly targeted the basic problem of the victims of the Dust Bowl?
a. guaranteeing workers the right to organize and bargain collectively
b. regulating the sale of stocks and bonds
c. providing farmers low-cost loans and parity payments
d. raising individual and corporate income tax rates
5. A lasting result of the New Deal in the United States has been the
a. reduction of the national debt
b. control of stock prices by the Federal Government
c. joint effort of business and labor to strengthen the Presidency
d. assumption by the Federal Government of greater responsibility for the nations well-being
6. New Deal programs such as the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Works Progress Administration
(WPA) were primarily intended to help
a. Farmers
b. Homeowners
c. Businesses
d. unemployed workers
7. During the Great Depression, expressions such as Hoovervilles and Hoover blankets showed that President
Hoover
a. was seen as a role model
b. used the military to aid the unemployed
c. was blamed for the suffering of the poor
d. supported relief and public housing for the needy
Presentation Notes





Database Research - Scavenger Hunt
Mission: Imagine that the WPA programs exist today. You are the manager of a project and want to have
your chosen program give you the funding. Complete the scavenger hunt and then finish your proposal.

Britannica Online, http://school.eb.com/
6.10
Name: ____________________________ Date:___________________ Period: ________________

Britannica Online School Edition:

1. Search for Works Progress Administration

a) What is one purpose of the WPA?






Citation: (find it using the button with a check mark in the upper right hand side of the article)



3. Click on the Related tab at the top left of the article. Then Click on the photo
marked Things. Choose one of the programs within the WPA.

Why did the WPA create this program?






Citation:

3. Click on the Related tab again, On the left under Related Resources for this Article,
click on Webs Best Sites. Why do you think this would be helpful for your research?

Exit Ticket
Write a short proposal to justify why your chosen WPA program should fund your project. Include a
description, the location, number of people working on the project, and effect on the community.
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