Roosevelt's new deal

Roosevelt’s New Deal

Roosevelt’s New Deal worksheet provides students with an overview of the programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations Roosevelt implemented when he became President of the United States during the Great Depression. This is a great lesson for students who are being introduced to Roosevelt’s New Deal for the first time.

This lesson includes an overview of:

  • The first 100 days,
  • ‘fireside chats’
  • The Emergency Banking Act,
  • The Securities Act
  • The Securities and Exchange Commission
  • The Federal Emergency Relief Administration
  • The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
  • Civil Works Administration (CWA) 1933-34
  • Public Works Administration (PWA)
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA)
  • The Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC)
  • The Social Security Act
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)


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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include short readings, source analysis, critical thinking and class discussions.
Estimated lessons:3.
Ages14 years and up.
Format Word Document.

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