The New Deal
The instructor recommends allotting 120 minutes to complete this assignment. Time Recommendation: 60 minutes for your post and 60 minutes reading and responding to the post of classmates. This is only a recommendation, you may spend more or less time on this assignment depending on your ability and availability.
For this class activity, you will do independent research on the New Deal. From the textbook and or the websites provided, identify and describe three new things about the New Deal that you did not know before. Be sure to also include why this is important to our community or society today. Upon completion, respond to three of your fellow classmates with a meaningful paragraph which should include a specific compliment, constructive criticism, and further elaboration that pertains to the historical analysis presented.
This website is called The Living New Deal and it provides information regarding how the New Deal is currently impacting local communities. Please click this link to go to the website The Living New Deal. (Links to an external site.)
History.com has a website devoted to history. This web page on the History.com site focuses on the New Deal. Please click this link to go to the history.com website. (Links to an external site.)
The Library of Congress provides information from the presidential perspective of the New Deal. This archive of resources includes primary source documents that give researchers a lot of in depth look at ideas surrounding the New Deal. Please click this link to go to the Library of Congress Website to discover primary sources documents on the New Deal.